So, You’re a Slut: Telling Your Doctor the Truth

Guest Post by Lady Jane It’s that time of year again, folks… Time for the yearly pilgrimage that so many of us make to the gynecologist to ensure we’re all in tip-top shape, excellent health, and to get those screenings for HIV, STIs, PID, cancers, and any other health issues that may have crept up over…

Sex 101: A Girl’s Guide To 21st Century Sex

I am surprised a documentary like A Girl’s Guide To 21st Century Sex was made – and for public television! Hosted by sexual health expert Dr. Catherine Hood, this 8 part series explores everything from orgasms, sexual orientations, sex positions, pregnant sex, obese sex, how to’s, STIs, ejaculation (male and female), the effects of illegal…

Non-Monogamy: Most Common Questions & Answers

Guest post from Lady Jane Based on my other articles, you may have been given the impression that non-monogamy is a huge, sexy free-for-all with no regard for health risks or other relationships. My bad. Since this isn’t the case, I’d like to answer some of the more common questions that everyone wants to ask,…

True Or False? STD Myths

Lizette Borreli of Medical Daily composed this list in her article STD Myths Exposed: 8 Myths That May Be Ruining Your Sex Life: Myth #1:  You can’t get an STD from oral sex. False: Yes, you can. This myth is uttered by many teens, but it is 100 percent untrue. Unprotected oral sex — “blow…

On The Rise: Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea, one of the most commonly reported STDs in the United States, has progressively developed resistance to the antibiotic drugs typically prescribed to treat it. In 2012 the World Health Organization issued an alert that there was an impending threat for an untreatable form of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea that could potentially initiate an epidemic. In 2013 the Centers for Disease Control and…

Having The STD Talk With A New Partner

We know that talking with a potential partner about getting tested for STDs – or telling them you already have an STD – can be scary and feel like a major arousal kill. Even though it is awkward, open communication about STDs is crucial for relationship success! Talking to your friends about your current situation,…