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Trauma Could Be Affecting Your Sex Life

Trauma can live inside our bodies, infiltrating nearly every aspect of our lives. You are not alone.

By Gigi Engle
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How Gendered Sex Ed Damages Everyone

What we teach young people about puberty and sex sets everyone up to fail.

By Gigi Engle
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Prevention Experts, Community, Sound Alarm on LA’s Meth Crisis

COVID-19 may be fueling an increase in meth use, not reducing it.

By Larry Buhl
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5 Reasons Why Herpes Isn’t on a Standard STI Panel

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.

By Gigi Engle
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Having Sex During COVID? Here Are Some Sexual Health Resources to Consider

Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.

By Anni Irish
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5 Tips to Help Deal With the Anxiety of Getting an IUD Reinserted

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.

By Anni Irish
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Yes, Monogamous Couples Still Need STI Testing

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.

By Tiffany Onyejiaka
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Swiping Left on the Margins

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.

By Khalisa Rae
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How to Conquer Your Fears and Talk About Safe Sex

Experts agree: Your health is important enough to ask for protection, and it might be part of your journey to empowerment.

By Tiffany Onyejiaka
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These People Are Queering Ethical Non-Monogamy

Clear, honest communication is vital to ethically pursuing multiple romantic and sexual relationships.

By Neesha Powell-Twagirumukiza