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Yeah, I have Herpes

File this under “blog posts I never thought I would write”. But I just read some amazing pieces (here’s two more) from various activists/bloggers/people, and I felt compelled to share my story. 1,622 more words

All About Molly

How Does Genital Herpes Looks Like?

Genital herpes is a disease which mainly occurs due to sexual transmission between two persons. There are mainly two types of herpes viruses which results in following disease and these are HSV1 and HSV2. 621 more words

Sexual Health

This Is The Side Of Living With Herpes That No One Talks About (But We All Should)

1. Hitting some type of rock bottom is inevitable at some point.

It could be a day, a month, or even years. At some point, the stigma will hit you, and it will hit hard. 1,251 more words

Suit Up Boys

I’m not on birth control, even though I engage in casual sex quite regularly. Not because I don’t want to be; I tried the pill for a few months, but unfortunately it interferes with the other, more important medication I already take, so I had to stop. 448 more words

Women

Do it Yourself Swabs

I was approached by a med-tech start-up company regarding their self-collection device for at-home screening “to prevent cervical cancer and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)”.  The… 925 more words

Sexual Health

It's Pride Time!

Bob’s your uncle and Fanny’s your aunt, it’s that time of year again. Get those multi-coloured flags ready and start preparing those vodka jellies, it’s party time! 326 more words

The Rise of STIs & Living with HIV Among the Elderly

According to the Public Health Agency of Canada (2013), STIs are on the rise among older adults and responsibility to deal with, and manage, them falls both on the community and the individual. 297 more words

Aging