What to do when someone’s religious beliefs or ideas conflict with your need and want for safer sex and pregnancy prevention.
Want to do your part to help prevent the spread of HIV this World AIDS Day? One of the easiest ways we can all do that is to use condoms correctly and consistently, avoiding common mishaps which can result in rips or breaks.
How can a young person tell a parent about a possible pregnancy, and why might the possibility of that conversation be a good indicator a talk with a parent is needed anyway?
Efforts in the United States to address adolescent sex have been directed toward preventing teenage sex as opposed to preventing its adverse consequences. These efforts probably have been unsuccessful in stemming sexual activity because teenagers have a hormonal imperative to explore their sexuality.
Is one reliable method of contraception okay, or do you need two? There’s no rule for everyone, just what level and kind of protection you want and what you feel best about.
When it comes to young people and sexual health, Philadelphia has much to brag about, but also has an uphill struggle.
Feeling awful about having contracted a sexually transmitted infection? Here’s the nitty-gritty on the stigmatization of STIs and people with them and how to deal.
This article is part two in a series on facts and realities of teen sexual behavior in the United States. Here, we take an even closer look at what the data in a recent report is telling us about teen sexual behavior.
In a reversal of long standing teachings, the Pope has reversed the Vatican’s prohibition of condoms for HIV prevention in “some situations.” Birth control remains banned.
During a time when “condom,” “prevention,” and “safer sex” had become dirty words in Washington, DC, the Thais brought with them their unique approach to condoms: Make them fun, colorful, obvious, available, destigmatized, everywhere. Now they are opening an official condom museum, and they are way ahead of us.