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3-19 Contraceptives and Safe Sex




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This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev radev@tune.cs.columbia.edu with numerous contributions by others.

3-19 Contraceptives and Safe Sex

(by Plamen Stefanov), last updated: 31-Jul-1994

Sexual attitudes in Bulgaria are fairly liberal. Prostitution
is rampant, especially in resort towns and seaports. Casual
sex is definitely not a taboo, and condoms are readily available
in pharmacies. ...

You get what you pay if you buy 2 cents Bulgarian condoms (a.k.a.
Medbio Protex) - they have the annoying tendency of decomposing or
falling apart as they are unrolled. They don't ever work as balloons
or soap containers. Foreign-made condoms (mostly Chinese and Japanese)
exist, but they are hard to find. ...

Although public displays of affection among the same sex are common,
homosexuality is not openly accepted. As far as attitudes toward
homosexuality go, Bulgarians waver between denial and intolerance.

 

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