No one is suggesting you give a rundown of the Kama Sutra to your middle schooler. In fact, the truth is these conversations are rarely about sexual behavior.
Gov. Mary Fallin wrote a letter last week to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing high rates of billing errors.
This week, research shows that sex once a week helps with happiness, the Cleveland Clinic searches for women who want uterine transplants, and a Mississippi teacher is suspended when a student does a condom demonstration in class.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that both men who have sex with men and young people are disproportionately affected by chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines, raising the minimum age of regular mammograms for women with no known risk factors from 40 to 45. While these guidelines may make sense when you look at population statistics as a whole, on an anecdotal level, they alarmed me as a 43-year-old.
HIV is not a punishment for bad behavior. It’s an illness. And it’s not OK to act like it is a punishment for some crime, even when the “criminal” is a public jackass like Sheen, because that just reinforces the HIV stigma our culture is already swimming in.
If Gov. John Kasich signs the bill into law, it would take away $1.3 million in state funding for Planned Parenthood’s maternal and preventive health-care programs.
More than two dozen events are being held across 17 different states this week in protest against, according to a press release from the organization Grassroots Leadership, “the unjust enforcement and deportations that have continued in the year since the President’s immigration announcement.”
More infants are being born with syphilis in the United States due to rising rates of infection among women, as well as gaps in prenatal care.
This week, a Spanish town did not actually hold a clitoris festival, an economic analysis fears that as global temperatures rise our sex lives (and birth rates) will suffer, and new research suggests veterans suffer from sexual dysfunction.