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Alberta increases STI testing amid ongoing syphilis, gonorrhea outbreak

The Alberta government is implementing new measures in hopes of gaining control of an ongoing outbreak of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the province.

Beginning in February 2018, Alberta Health will begin covering the cost for Human Papillomavirus immunization (HPV9) for men who have sex with men and transgender women between the ages of 17 and 26. 382 more words


Sex is for the Birds...

Until I get married that is!

But, it’s something people talk about on a consistent basis. There’s not a day that goes by where someone isn’t talking about it. 512 more words


Tyson's Story · Staying Negative

Tyson’s Story · Staying Negative:

Some excerpts:

So much of sex-work is building a persona and performing as that
character. On the surface, having a persona is for identity protection –

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Having Safe Sex? ... Define "Safe."

Previously posted under: Struggle Snuggle Divorce

When I was younger, the term “Safe Sex” simply meant “Gaddammit! Put a fucking condom on!” or stay with a tested partner. 929 more words


Women Have Lives Too, You Know?

The most well known function of contraception is its ability to prevent pregnancy, however it serves a wide variety of purposes for different people.

Women enjoy birth control because it can make periods easy and breezy… 350 more words

Birth Control

More Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia in King County

Crossposted from Public Health Insider.

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise across the U.S. and Washington and King County data show a similar trend towards more syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. 745 more words

Buy Your Own Condoms!

I asked a couple of guys where they keep their condoms after they buy them and I got some pretty interesting locations.