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Sex::Tech Conference on New Media, Youth and Sexual Health

Watch the Sex::Tech conference as health and technology professionals, youth, parents and community leaders discuss new media and its impact on sexual health. 

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Two New Polls: Majority Supports Continued Funding of Planned Parenthood

As Congress considers restrictions on and total elimination of federal funding for reproductive health serivces, two new public opinion polls released today indicate that the ultra-right lawmakers pushing for funding bans are far out of step with the majority of American voters.

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As a Sexual Abuse Survivor, Can I Only Connect to People Sexually?

Whatever it turns out your sexuality and relationships are like, whatever it turns out you want from them, they’re about much, much more than your abuse.

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A Top Ten List of Resolutions for Parents Talking to Teens About Sex

Here are some suggestions on building a better bridge between you and your teen on sexuality issues…a top ten list for parents to hit it out of the park themselves in 2011.

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Wisconsin’s Victory on Medicaid Family Planning Waiver Brings Celebration and Caution

In December, Wisconsin won approval of a Medicaid State Plan Amendment, making permanent the very successful MA Family Planning Waiver. Now advocates must protect it from attack.

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The Health Hazards of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:” A View from the Clinic

“Don’t ask, don’t tell” is a giant roadblock in the middle of the typical “ask” and “tell” encounter that’s absolutely essential to the effective practice of medicine. Don’t we owe it to our men and women in uniform, who are called on to sacrifice so much for us every day, to make sure we’re doing our part to protect their health?

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Get Real! Why Can’t I Stop Being Afraid of Pregnancy

Just like some people have pervasive or seemingly illogical fears about heights or small spaces, some phobias are pregnancy-based, about becoming pregnant, being pregnant and/or giving birth.

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Teen Sex Doesn’t Mean Bad Grades, Says New Study

A new study concludes that teens who have sex in committed relationships are not suffering the fire-and-brimstone the religious right claim will befall young people who are sexually active. It’s the importance of the relationship that matters; not the sexual activity.

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Get Real: How do I make these erections stop!?!

Hopefully what I can do is help you to worry about it less and accept the way your body is right now more.

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Get Real! Who’s on Top?

Sex really is a lot like dancing.  We move together, trying to gauge and flow with each other’s rhythms, following or mirroring each others’ steps.

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