Poet Dominique Christina recites her “Period Poem,” which seeks to undermine the notion that menstruation is shameful.
A small human study has found that infusing a person’s blood with HIV antibodies can cut the amount of virus in their body even if they are not taking antiretroviral drugs.
Alaska lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would bar Planned Parenthood outreach programs from teaching sex education in public schools and allow parents to opt their children out of sex education classes and standardized testing.
It is tempting to laugh at Texas Rep. Stuart Spitzer, whose argument for abstinence-only education for everyone was that waiting until marriage worked for him. But the cold fact of the matter is that anecdote is often more persuasive than data.
State Rep. Stuart Spitzer said his “goal is for everybody to be abstinent until they’re married.” Democrats questioned Spitzer’s knowledge about sexual health after he stated that sexual intercourse was the only way to contract STIs.
A new survey suggests that advocates have an opportunity to engage millennials in working toward unfettered access to reproductive health information and services.
A new Arkansas bill mentions abstinence explicitly while avoiding any direct mention of contraception—suggesting that state lawmakers are kidding themselves about the behavior of college students.
This week, research suggests the keys to more and/or better sex may be different for some men and women.
A cluster of cases on the West Coast in which syphilis has infected patients’ eyes, and in some instances caused blindness, should serve to remind us that even curable STDs can cause serious complications.
A 21-year-old man now has full urinary and reproductive function in a donor penis that was transplanted in December, making this the first successful surgery of its kind.