Posts tagged "stis"

Study: You Probably Have Herpes

In its first ever global assessment of the prevalence of the herpes virus that causes cold sores, the World Health Organization reports in the journal PLoS ONE that two in three…

Newser | October 29, 2015 - 3:50 pm

If You Don’t Want An STD, Don’t Move To These Cities

If unrolling a Trojan isn’t part of your regular lifestyle, this terrifying new CDC report on sexually transmitted infections will tell you which cities you should stay far away from…

Beejoli Shah | February 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm

NYC Politician Announces On Twitter That She Has “High Risk HPV”

Melissa Mark-Viverito made an unusual admission for a politician on Sunday night: New York City’s City Council Speaker announced to her followers on Twitter that she has high risk HPV.

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Don’t Panic! 6 Other Things It Might Be (Besides An STI)

The condom broke or –shame on you! — you didn’t use a condom and something is itchy/burning/funky down there. We’re not judging you. What’s done is done. There’s no use…

The Frisky | September 24, 2013 - 11:00 am

Guy Talk: Enough With The Unprotected Sex Already!

I’m about one more “and then he came inside me” away from blowing my brains out.

I’m a sex enthusiast, perhaps even a connoisseur on the matter. I…

Jeremy Glass | June 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

North Carolina Pols Actually Thought Requiring Parental Consent For STD Testing Was A Good Idea

Thank God somebody in North Carolina’s state legislature has some sense: the Health and Human Services Committee has pulled a bill that would require teens get parental consent for STD…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Just Kidding! That Sex Superbug Is Not About To Sweep Our Genitals

That potentially deadlier than AIDS sex superbug that you were up all night worrying about was so not worth losing any sleep over. Well, at least not this week. According…

Ami Angelowicz | May 7, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Arkansas State Senate Passes Bill To Defund Sex Education

Abortion foes in the Arkansas State Senate passed a bill yesterday to ban certain funding grants to Planned Parenthood.  The chosen grants heading to the chopping block?  Sex education. Which…

Sarah Gray | April 10, 2013 - 3:20 pm

This Sex Degrees Of Separation Calculator Will Ruin Your Day

This handy Sex Degrees of Separation calculator will provide you with an estimate of how many indirect sexual partners you’ve had. Just in case you’re not already terrified enough of…

Ami Angelowicz | March 13, 2013 - 2:20 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2012 - 9:20 am

4 (Other) Reasons Not To Hook Up At The Holiday Party

Just in time to shit on holiday hookup season, The Sun has a feature about the young, hot and hip, dressed in their Christmas best, who have a “dark secret.”…

Ami Angelowicz | December 10, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Today In WTF: Toddler Exposed To Gonorrhea By Sucking On A Used Condom At A Playground

It happened in Florida. A toddler sucked on a used condom on a playground and may have gonorrhea, or even HIV, because of it. I’m not even going to make…

Ami Angelowicz | October 31, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Florence Henderson Got Crabs From The Then Mayor Of New York

“I was lonely. I knew it wasn’t the right thing to do. So, what did I do? I did it. Guess I learned the hard way that crabs do not…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 27, 2011 - 10:40 am

Choose-Your-Own-Adventure, The STD Version

It’s not easy to create a sex ed campaign that’s fun to watch, but this interactive video out of the U.K. called “Condom, No Condom?” is sort of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2010 - 6:45 pm

You’ve Got An STD, Bro? That’s So Cool!

Possibly ruining my appreciation for the noble Swedes and their fine IKEA meatballs, a recent study has found that Swedish men with STDs think their infection is an affirmation of…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2009 - 6:10 pm