The female condom is a birth control (contraceptive) device that acts as a barrier to keep sperm from entering the uterus. It protects against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The female condom is a soft, loose fitting pouch with a ring on each end.
Currently the only female condom available in the U.S. is the FC2. Though called a “female” condom, the FC2 is not just for people who identify as female. People of all genders and sexual orientations use female condoms. These products are also referred to by non-gendered names including receptive condom, internal condom, and bottom condom.