HSV-1 and HSV-2 are extremely common, can be controlled, and get this: They aren’t on the list of sexually transmitted infections you’re tested for when you go to the doctor for a screening.
Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.
It’s your body, and you have a right to ask as many questions as you need to and do what you need to do in order to decide if this is the right form of birth control for you.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may not show up on tests immediately; for this and other reasons, routine testing is also important for people in exclusive relationships.
Being black and dating online is difficult. When you're a black couple looking to find a third, the mechanics of finding someone get even trickier.
Experts agree: Your health is important enough to ask for protection, and it might be part of your journey to empowerment.
Clear, honest communication is vital to ethically pursuing multiple romantic and sexual relationships.
At the core of the problem when it comes to queer women and sexually transmitted infections is that too many don't know they're at risk -- and too few providers are unaware of their prevention and screening needs.
Very few people access -- or even know about -- the test that can help detect whether you have HPV in your anus. But it should be a staple of gay and bisexual men's health care.