Posts tagged "herpes"

Professors Tested Fifty Shades Of Grey Library Book & Discovered It Has Herpes

Everyone makes fun of me at the office for being a germophobe. But read this story and tell me I’m wrong: professors in Belgium ran toxicology and bacteriology tests on library books and found that Fifty Shades Of Grey had the herpes virus. Oh, yes. The two profs checked out the 10 most borrowed book…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2013

Woman Claims She Got Herpes From Trying On Rihanna’s MAC Lipstick

So, you guys, this is basically my worst fear EVER: a woman says she got herpes from using a tester tube of lipstick! Starkeema Greenidge of Harlem attended a Rihanna concert earlier this month, where the makeup brand MAC was holding a popup shop and selling Rihanna’s new RiRi Woo lipstick. Like many a woma…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2013

Awkward NYE Kisses: Kathy Griffin Smooches Anderson Cooper’s Crotch & Jenny McCarthy Maybe Makes Out With A Guy With A Herpes Sore

First of all, Happy New Year, you guys! Did you kiss anyone special when the clock hit midnight? Sadly, I was smoochless, but even that’s preferable to the kissing Kathy Griffin and Jenny McCarthy engaged in on New Year’s Eve. Griffin was, as usual, hosting CNN’s New Year’s coverage with Anderson Cooper and thought the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 2, 2013

What’s The Point In Suing Someone Over An STD?

A New York City woman is suing a “major Republican fundraiser” after he gave her herpes. What a catch! Not only did he give big bucks to Mitt Romney, but  he refused to wear a condom or inform her he had an STD. The New York Daily News reports they dated for two years until…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 13, 2012

Woman Wins $900K From Guy Who Gave Her Herpes

Reason to wear a condom No. 437: Giving someone an STD can be really expensive. A 49-year-old Oregon woman won a lawsuit last week against the 69-year-old man she says gave her genital herpes on their fourth date, the Oregonian reports. The jury awarded her $900,000, almost the entire amount she’d been asking for, declaring…

By: Newser / June 5, 2012

Girl Talk: My First Sex Partner Gave Me Herpes

“I have to introduce you to my cousin Logan*,” my childhood friend told me emphatically one weekend when I was home from college. “He’s really good looking—if he were taller he could be a model.”

“… OK,” I answered with trepidation. I was 19, and my freshman year of college at a small,…

By: M. Alexander / June 21, 2011

Sex With Susannah: “He Rejected Me Because I Have Herpes”

I met the most amazing man four months ago. We recently started to date, and I realized there was no doubt in my mind he is the one. Last night I opened up to him as things got steamy, and he went for a condom. I told him my ex gave me herpes, and we…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 10, 2010

Tila Tequila Makes Explosive Claims About Rihanna

Tila Tequila never shies away from press, even negative press. In fact, she seems to have “There’s no such thing as bad publicity” ingrained in her brain. So, of course, she jumped at the chance to go after Rihanna, who said she’d like to turn Tila off with her magic remote, if that were possible,…

By: Annika Harris / December 4, 2009

Mind Of Man: Dating Someone With An Incurable STD

A reader sent me an email and asked me if I would ever date someone with an incurable STD. She had recently been diagnosed with the HSV virus (that’s herpes, y’all), and wanted my answer to be honest and not “PC.” So here it is goes, my unvarnished, gut reaction to the question: No, I…

By: John DeVore / July 22, 2009

Is It Necessary To Always Tell Partners About Your STD?

I was having dinner with some friends the other night, one of whom does HIV research. We started talking about STDs in general when another friend admitted she’s had herpes for about 10 years. She said she contracted it from the second guy she ever slept with and though she hasn’t had an outbreak i…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 25, 2009

How I Got The Clap And Other STD Stories: The Girl Who Got Herpes Before She Had Sex

April is STD Awareness Month, and we asked you to share your STD-related stories so we could learn from your each other’s mistakes. If you have a tale involving sores, Valtrex, or a judgy gynecologist, send an email to tips@thefrisky.com. We will keep your identity anonymous.

I would like to take this opportunity to…

By: The Frisky / April 6, 2009

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Dating A Guy With The Herp

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also, sadly,

By: Dr. V / April 5, 2009

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: Herpes

Hooray! It’s STD Awareness Month! We’ve never met an STD we weren’t simultaneously repulsed and fascinated by, which is why we’ll be unveiling the five things you need to know about the most common STDs for your awareness and enjoyment. First up, THE HERPS.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 1, 2009

Blaming The Victim: Can We Stop Looking For Excuses For Chris Brown?

If one more person sends me a link to a story which says that Rihanna gave Chris Brown herpes and that’s why he allegedly hit and bit her, I will scream. According to no one with any authority, Rihanna “got herpes from a famous rapper and passed it on to her current boyfriend…the R&B singer…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 10, 2009

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Cold Sores

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also, sadly,

By: Dr. V / November 30, 2008

Quickies!: Toccara Jones, A Better iPod Nano, & Jessica Simpson’s Ugly Fashion Line

The answer to today’s “Match The Keira Knightley Movie To The Image” poll/quiz is: A (5); B (3); C (4); D (2); E (1); F (6). Congratulations over 80% of you! You apparently think more of and know more about Keira’s acting resume than I do!
Toccara from America’s Next Top Model is ranked the…

By: Annika Harris / September 9, 2008

Ringtone Promotes Safe Sex In India

There are many ways to let people know you’re into having safe sex. The easiest being to verbalize your needs: “I will not sleep with you unless you use a condom.” If you lived in India, you could always let your phone tell people for you. A cell phone ring tone was launched August 8…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 20, 2008

The Young & The Condomless: Is Herpes The New HPV?

We scored a nice little quote in Page Six Magazine‘s story on “Generation Unsafe Sex”, but some of the other people interviewed left us with the question above. A half dozen or so NYC singles, as well as a Jezebel blogger and a sex educator, were interviewed about the topic of safe sex (and the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2008

A Cure For The Common Cold Sore

The CDC has confirmed that a cure for both oral and genital herpes is in the works. Hooray! An estimated 100 million Americans have the oral herp, while 20% have the kind below the belt. There is a tiny bit of bad news, though. The new treatment being studied would force on one last outbreak,…

By: Simcha / July 10, 2008

The Nookie Know-It-All: My Boyfriend Has Herpes

“The guy I’m seeing just told me he has herpes – what should I know to keep myself infection free should we decide to have sex?” — Don’t Want This Gift Thanks, via email

Kudos to your guy for telling you early on. I can only imagine how awkward that conversation must be. “Hey,…

By: Sexpert Lindsay / May 30, 2008
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