For many queer women, there's little to grieve. The dental dam is designed to serve as a barrier during cunnilingus and analingus. But many people — straight and queer — don't even know what a dam is, forget how to use it. See also: Lesbians speculate wildly about straight sex.
Sex Question Friday: Should I Be Using Condoms During Oral Sex? — Sex And Psychology
Oral Sex & You: What you need to know to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Great question! These include gonorrhea, herpes , chlamydia, syphilis, HPV and hepatitis B. Most STIs are spread through certain bodily fluids. You can use condoms for oral sex involving a penis blow job , giving head , going down on. Grab a few and have some fun finding a flavor you like!
Sexual activity and condom use
A leading blog on the science of sex, love, and relationships, written by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller. What if it is not used? Does that guarantee transmission of sexually transmitted infections? Thanks for this great question!
Think about it: Oral sex puts you into contact with skin and body fluids—semen, vaginal fluids, blood, urine, feces, breast milk—any of which can contain disease-causing viruses or bacteria… And spitting out these fluids will not protect you from infection. Simple acts like shaving too close and flossing leave tiny cuts that can allow viruses and bacteria to enter the body. Sexually transmitted infections STIs that can be passed from one partner to another through oral sex include herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphillis and Human papillomavirus HPV. There are many brands, styles, types and flavors to choose from, so experiment to find one that works for you. Always have your barrier method of choice on hand.