Category: STD Prevention

STDs In the Transgender Population

With an estimated 1 million adults in America being thought to identify themselves as transgender, the issue of STDs in this segment of the population is a really important one. What is the current situation like when it comes to STDs? Are people within this segment more at risk? Is this really still an issue […]


STD Fetishes

Fetishes are defined as a non-sexual body part, object or action that abnormally creates sexual desire. Fetishes are generally considered outside the realm of normal sexual activity but they can be harmless fun and very exciting for the participants. That said, there are times when fetishes cross over from harmless fun to risky behavior and […]


Cutting Holes in Condoms:  Sabotage Legalities

When considering sexual assault, it’s common to think only of stranger raping a woman in some secluded location or someone molesting a child. However, there is much more to sexual assault than just scenarios like these. You’ve probably heard stories of women who lied about taking contraceptives to get pregnant. There is actually a term for it. It is […]


What If I’ve Never Been Tested for STDs?

According to shocking surveys, nearly half of the population has never been tested for STDs. The fertility app called Kindara asked 1,000 women and men about their opinions regarding safe sex. 44% of men and 30% of women confessed to having never been tested for sexually transmitted diseases. People are playing Russian roulette with their sex life! […]


Differences Between Herpes Simplex I And Herpes Simplex II

How Common is Herpes?

In the United States, Herpes is a common and easily spread sexually transmitted disease (STD). More than one out of every six people ages 14-49 years old have genital herpes. However, because so many people are infected but do not exhibit any symptoms, this disease is unknowingly spread from person to person through sexual contact. […]


Who’s The Most At Risk For STDs?

Scientists cannot really say if you are at increased risk of STDs, since some types of diseases are more prevalent in some groups, locations and communities than others. When it comes to STDs, the risk is not really about where you live or who you are, but about what you do. Of course, locations with […]


Which State Has the Highest STD Rates

The current surge of STD rates in the U.S. is being referred to as a national epidemic, due to the significant amount of cases nationwide. According to the director the CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the increasing rates of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) “are a clear warning of a growing threat.” And […]


Is There a Link Between Chlamydia and Cervical Cancer?

Chlamydia is the most common known sexually transmitted disease in the US, with more than one million new cases reported in 2011. This infection affects both women and men and is transmitted through sexual contact. In many cases, chlamydia does not come with visible symptoms, but can still be easily treated with antibiotics. In the […]