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.
Longtime HIV/AIDS activist and communications strategist JD Davids tells you how to ask about what you need to know -- and how to be a considerate, fun casual partner.
While many people want to blame more risky sex and less condom use on the age of PrEP, the real reasons STDs are rising may have more to do with decreasing resources and programs to fight them.
These three forms of emergency contraception can keep you from becoming pregnant after having unprotected sex, or if your birth control method fails.
Urinary tract infections affect many women, but many black women are not given enough information about their bodies to battle them well.
Few people know that hepatitis A could be spread through a host of sexual acts -- and that it is on the rise among queer and trans people.
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.
A young person confronts shame and silence to reclaim their sexuality, with or without their family's support.