Despite some progress in reducing the incidence of gonorrhea in the United States, spyhillis and chlamydia continue to rise; women and girls make up an ever-increasing share of all those infected with HIV worldwide, and despite promises re: jobs! jobs! jobs! the Tea Party and conservative Republicans are gearing up to pat down your uterus daily.
Despite an increasingly progressive climate around sexual health education, Colorado’s abstinence-only-until-marriage industry continues to thrive, and continues to use dangerous and discriminatory approaches in reaching vulnerable youth.
A Minnesota hotline is being set up to text STD info to interested parties. But will it be more successful than texting birth control reminders has been?
I dug deeper on the Sex and School study, and found a great deal of misinformation being reported about it. For starters, the results were misrepresented, and the words used in many headlines are nowhere in the study itself.
Spain is entering a new era where abortion in the first 14 weeks is no longer a criminal offense, and it appears that men using sexual enhancement drugs aren’t protecting themselves.
Got questions about the birth control pill? We’ve got you covered.
What, if any, responsibility does the Catholic Church have to adapt to the realities of a contemporary society when it comes to sex-ed and contraception, especially when the health and potentially life of students are at risk?
There is an epidemic of STD infections among older adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 24. And it’s past time for an abiding committment to adolescent reproductive and sexual health.
A new report reveals that young adults are relying on magical thinking and misperceptions about contraception to the detriment of their well-being.
Multipurpose prevention technologies were the focus of Advancing Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health, an international symposium held in Berkeley, CA, in March 2009. For 2 days, more than 150 participants from developing and industrialized countries discussed and debated the opportunities and challenges for advancing technologies that address multiple sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. The symposium proceedings draw from those presentations and the subsequent discussions.2 This editorial seeks to convey the key points of these discussions and engage health care professionals in the effort to fulfill the potential that these technologies might offer.