ASHA blog

Subscribe

Donate today and support our programs


Categories

<< < Page 5 of 8 > >>

Guest Blog: It's Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - Does Anyone Care?

Jan 29, 2013 | HPV |Women's Health |General | Comments (1)
Does anyone know that January happens to be cervical cancer awareness month? Or that  teal is the ribbon color commemorating thousands of innocent lives every year? More importantly, does anyone care?

Read Full Article

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reintroduced in the U.S. Senate - Take Action Today by Contacting Your Senators Today!

Jan 25, 2013 | General | Comments (0)
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced bill S. 47, a strong, bipartisan bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Please contact your Senators by January 30 and ask them to co-sponsor bill S. 47.

Read Full Article

What's in a Name? Plenty!

Jan 24, 2013 | General | Comments (1)
I’m writing to share perhaps the biggest news in my tenure as president and CEO of the American Social Health Association (ASHA). As of January 2013, ASHA formally became the American Sexual Health Association.

Read Full Article

Wrapping It Up Still Feels Good – Why the Bad Rap?

Jan 23, 2013 | Condoms |Sex ed |STDs/STIs |General | Comments (0)

We’ve all heard it before – sex with condoms isn’t as good as sex without condoms.

However, a new study by ASHA board member Dr. Debby Herbenick and other researchers from Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion shows that condoms’ bad rap might be unwarranted.

Read Full Article

A “HONEY BOO BOO” STAR REVEALS HIS HIV DIAGNOSIS – Should you go to jail for not disclosing your HIV status?

Jan 18, 2013 | Relationships |HIV |LGBTQ |Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)

Last week, “Uncle Poodle” (Lee Thompson) from the TLC show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” revealed that he was diagnosed with HIV. By sharing his story, Lee hopes to use his reality TV fame to combat bullying in schools and to advocate safe sex. While it’s refreshing to see a star from a silly show about toddler beauty pageants focus on such a serious (and worthwhile) subject, perhaps one of the most interesting details about Thompson’s revelation is that he decided to press charges against his ex-boyfriend, who infected him.


Read Full Article