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Horny Irish students to be dazzled by world’s only sexual health magician

As part of the union’s safe sex campaign, students will also be dazzled by the world’s only sexual health magician and can attend workshops by ‘Dr Sex’.

We should point out this is a stock photo, not the actual sexy magician.
We should point out this is a stock photo, not the actual sexy magician.
Image: magician image via Shutterstock

THE UNION OF Students in Ireland (USI) launches its annual sexual health campaign today with workshops planned in campuses across the country, including a very special magic show.

Representatives are also planning to hand out 45,000 ‘SHAG packs’ to horny students in college campuses during the campaign. Each pack contains a condom, a sachet of lubricant and a ‘Talkoptions’ booklet on contraceptive options, along with information regarding safe sex and STIs.

Durex and Think Contraception are collaborating with USI on the campaign and the union said sexual health organisations will be visiting various campuses nationwide next week for a ‘Sexual Health Education Roadshow’.

The roadshow, which will run until 13 February, is intended to educate college students about their sexual health in the hope that students who are sexually active will have enjoyable, consensual, safer sex.

Attractions for students include interactive and educational stands, promotion of STI tests and contraception choices, sexual health workshops by Dr. Sex (doctor of sexual health promotion, Siobhan Higgins) and a show by the world’s only sexual health magician.

“Talking about sex related issues is still a taboo subject in Ireland and we want to break through these barriers and encourage people to practice safer sex and to look after their sexual health,” commented USI Deputy President Denise McCarthy. “Sexuality is an integral part of being human, whether lesbian, gay, bisexual, straight or however you define yourself. A healthy sexual relationship can contribute to an overall sense of wellbeing.”

More information about contraception options, and about the various events taking place this week, can be found here.

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