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Four Things Student Loans And STDs Have In Common

Your Finances Simplified | Dominique Brown | Posted 09.02.2012 | Money

Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral - they all sound nice especially when tacked at the end of one's name. But, as with all things beautiful, the...

Are You DDF?

Jayson Littman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Jayson Littman

As a community, we need to be more aware of STIs. We should each make sure to have at least one close friend to talk to about our health record, and I certainly hope each and every one of us has a doctor with whom we are comfortable talking about our sexual experiences.

Gonorrhea Is Growing Resistant To Drugs And May Soon Become Untreatable

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living

GENEVA (AP) — A sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatab...

Should You Watch HBO's Girls with Your Teens?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.03.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

This is not a show for the faint of heart. It is a show, though, for those who are ready to address what is very likely happening in their young adult kids' lives, whether they like it or not.

Users Can 'Catch' STDs In New Facebook Game

Posted 04.25.2012 | Gay Voices

A new Facebook game is taking a socially-conscious look at the sex lives of gay and bisexual men, promoting the idea that the more men you have sex wi...

HPV Vaccine: Are Black Girls Missing Out?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.23.2012 | Black Voices

Despite its reputation as a "strong weapon in prevention," the HPV vaccine may not be benefiting adolescent females equally, a new study has found. ...

What's Ailing 13 Million American Vaginas?

Cristen Conger | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Cristen Conger

Although the medical community is directing more attention and research funding to understanding and spotting the chronic condition, a knowledge gap still clearly exists.

Sexual Liberation is Not the Same Thing as Sexual Equality

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 05.20.2012 | Women
Danielle Crittenden

If we are truly going to feel empowered sexually as women -- and, might I add, put a bit of romance back into the equation -- it will require a recognition that our needs differ from men's.

Requiring Condoms for Porn Actors Is Bad Policy

Steve Hirsch | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Steve Hirsch

Vivid's entire business depends on the health and safety of our performers, and our methods have proven effective. This makes it puzzling why the L.A. City Council let itself be stampeded into passing an ordinance that has questionable value.

Condoms in Porn Are Important

Michael Weinstein | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Weinstein

Porn performers are real people. They are the sisters and brothers, sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, aunts, uncles and cousins of people who live in our community. They deserve better as does the public health at large.

What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You: 5 Shocking STD Stats

| Posted 02.16.2012 | Home

STDs are one of those topics no one likes to talk about. It might feel awkward to bring STDs up to a doctor or embarrassing to mention getting tested ...

Need A Free Condom In NYC? There's An App For That

Posted 02.14.2012 | New York

It's not just Valentine's Day, New York. it's also National Condom Awareness Day (maybe we'll see the Condom Cupid today?) and the city's "Condom Find...

WATCH: Student Loan STDs

Posted 02.14.2012 | Comedy

Student loans can be tough things to pay off -- following you around well into your 20s and 30s. They're a pain, too. Popping up to remind you how muc...

How I Live With An STD

Posted 02.09.2012 | Women

Anonymous | The Daily Muse From the time I received the first call notifying me of my abnormal Pap smear results until the day the doctor confir...

The Most Important Sex Advice For Post 50s

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.03.2012 | Fifty

Yet another warning this week that post 50s are in denial about the need to practice safe sex. According to British researchers writing in the medical...

"You Are Worth Keeping Safe": Condoms, Teenagers and the Media

B.J. Epstein | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
B.J. Epstein

Young adult literature -- which is where adolescents might get some of their ideas about sex -- is not quite there in terms of safe sex.

Boy Sues School Paper For Using His Photo In STD Story

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.27.2012 | Education

Kenneth Clements, a former student at Ronald Reagan High School in Miami, Fl., claims the school paper, the Reagan Advocate, used his photo without hi...

Teenage Girls Mistakenly Think HPV Vaccine Reduces Risk For All STDs

Posted 01.06.2012 | Home

Although the Human Papillomavirus vaccine may be lowering teens' risk of contracting HPV, as many as one in four teenage girls falsely believes that t...

Group Sex Popular Among Teen Girls? Say It Isn't So

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.20.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Stressed about the holidays? Well, here is yet one more or shall I say multiple issues to be concerned about. Alarming study results published in th...

Sentence For Mother Who Lied To School, Said Daughter's Rival Had Sex Disease

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

A mother from Queenstown, New Zealand has been slammed with 300 hours of community work, a $500 fine for emotional harm reparation and two years under...

Research Finds That Fewer Teens Are Having Sex

NYTimes.com | Nicholas Bakalar | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home

About 43 percent of unmarried teenage girls and 42 percent of unmarried teenage boys have had sexual intercourse at least once, according to new resea...

'Free Love' Comes With A Price

Posted 01.08.2012 | Fifty

Last month, we addressed the most common sex myths about baby boomers, debunking the false assumption that as people age, they lose their desire to ha...

Group To CVS: Unlock Prince George's Condoms

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A group is criticizing the CVS pharmacy chain of keeping condoms locked up in stores located in areas with high rates of HIV, especially...

Mother Lies To School, Says Daughter's Rival Has Sex Disease

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.18.2011 | Education

Forget spending days on an application essays and laboring over character references. One mother from Queenstown, New Zealand has admitted to taking d...

STD Rates Spike In Greenwich Village Women

| Andrea Swalec | Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN — Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis rates have risen among Greenwich Village women in recent years, according to analysis of the late...