Tag Archives: Safe Sex

Herpes

In Ancient Rome, an epidemic of cold sores prompted Emperor Tiberius to ban kissing in public ceremonies. Today, cold sores still occur in epidemic proportions. Herpes has become a bit of a cultural joke. Some sayings about herpes include: “Glitter … Continue reading

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HPV

This summer, I gave a presentation at Planned Parenthood about HPV. I wanted to present about an STI, and the coordinator suggested HPV because of Michael Douglas. For those of you unable to attend, here is the information from my … Continue reading

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Rape Culture

I’ve heard the term rape culture being tossed around, and though I tended to agree with the sentiments around it, it was never one of my top issues. It is now. I was raped a couple times by my high … Continue reading

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Condoms, Condoms, Condoms! Condoms can be used for more than their normal purpose! And on the subject of condoms, enjoy the best moments of The Golden Girls, where condoms are treated as entirely taboo ….except by Blanche.

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I Love Planned Parenthood!

All my life [or at least a part of my subconscious since I was in late high school], I’ve wanted to work in sex. I never wanted to be a prostitute (though to be paid for sex is on my bucket list), … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood

I began volunteering at Planned Parenthood recently, and just completed the required STI training class. Planned Parenthood is such a wonderful sex-positive environment! It’s not kinky, which I appreciate, but of course everyone is sex-positive and fine with kink and … Continue reading

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Less Jealous, and Equally Satisfied

A study I recently heard about doesn’t surprise me one bit, though may be an interesting perspective for monogamous people. Is monogamy better than non-monogamy? It is currently the only culturally accepted relationship structure, however, it is difficult to justify. A … Continue reading

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