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Sex, Society, and HIV: Creating a Sexually Healthy Society

Medical advances, improved access to care, prevention initiatives, and revived determination are all good signs, but as a global culture, we will need to shift our perspective to stop the spread of HIV.  

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School-Based STD Screenings: One Way for Youth to Take Charge of their Sexual Health

How can we encourage youth to take control of their sexual health?  Here’s one example: school-based STD screening.

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From STD Prevention to Sexual Health, and Back

There is a lot to like about a more positive approach towards sexuality, but a causal link between better sexual health and lower pregnancy and STI rates ultimately requires scientific evidence that goes beyond intuitive reasoning.

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Never Shy: M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, On Sexual Health

Former Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images

A pediatrician. A university professor. Arkansas state health director. The 15th Surgeon General of the United States. An outspoken champion of “bringing sexuality out of the dark ages.” Ladies and gentlemen, I give you M. Joycelyn Elders, MD.

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