Condom Casino Fun Facts

From Tuesday, January 16th 

CWO’s annual Condom Casino is our Sex ed event! We play games with condoms acting as chips and we learn about sexual health. Here are some of the trivia facts we had around.

  • How much liquid can an average condom hold?
    • A gallon (128 ounces)
  • Women of color are more prone to instance of sexual assault & rape. For example, 1 in 3 Native American women are expected to have been victims of sexual assault and rape in their lifetimes.
  • Only 22 states require that sex education be part of the curriculum in public schools.
  • Abstinence-only education is being funded by taxpayer money. (Some people argue this is increasing teenage pregnancy.)
  • Teens get much of their information online. This information can be severely inaccurate.
  • Only 5% of schools have made condoms available to their students.
  • Student Health now offers free condoms to students!
  • The incidence of sexual assault and sexual misconduct due to physical force, threats of physical force, or incapacitation among female undergraduate students at Pitt is 21%, according to the AAU Survey.
  • Which kind of lube should you use with condoms?
    • Water-based
  • Overall rates of reporting to campus officials and law enforcement or others were low, ranging from 5-28%.
  • The most common reason for not reporting incidents of sexual assault and sexual misconduct was that it was not considered serious enough.
  • A little less than half of the students have witnessed a drunk person heading for a sexual encounter. Among those who reported being a witness, most did not try to intervene.
  • About a quarter of the students generally believe they are knowledgeable about the resources available related to sexual assault and misconduct
  • Factoring in unreported rapes, only about 3% of rapists will ever serve a day in prison.
  • Protection should be used for which sex acts?
    • Vaginal intercourse
    • Oral sex
    • Anal intercourse
  • About 3% of American men — or 1 in 33 — have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.
  • What kinds of birth control are available for women?
    • Daily pills
    • Intra-uterine devices (IUDs)
    • Female condoms
  • Non-latex condoms are available for individuals who have a latex allergy.
  • Birth control is most effective when taken within the same 2-hour window every day.
  • Many cases of chlamydia go unnoticed because it often presents with no symptoms.
  • Although both men and women can contract HPV, testing exists only for women.
  • Sexual consent is something that people need to discuss, no matter how long they have been in a relationship or how much sexual experience they have had.
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