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National Condom Month 2013: Condoms as a Rite of Passage? Absolutely!

Feb 1, 2013 | Condoms |Sexual Health |General |Men's Health | Comments (0)

National Condom Month is always my favorite blog of the year to write.

The condom. All sorts of shapes, sizes, colors (even glow-in-the-dark). Ribbed or plain. Lubed or not. Latex or plastic (and natural skin, although that variety isn’t as effective as the others against sexually transmitted infections).


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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.


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World AIDS Day 2012

Nov 30, 2012 | HIV |Sexual Health | Comments (0)
World AIDS Day is recognized each year on December 1st and the theme for 2012 is Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation. “Aids-Free” is ambitious, sure, but an epidemic like this one can’t be conquered with a meek response.

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What it W.A.S.: ASHA joins the World Association for Sexual Health

Nov 23, 2012 | Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)

ASHA is pleased to be the newest member of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), an international outfit that focuses on the promotion of sexual health across the lifespan.


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Making the Grade: Campuses Ranked for Sexual Health

Nov 21, 2012 | Sexual Health | Comments (1)

With the start of college football’s bowl season just weeks away, teams are vying for bids to plum bowl games and fans are watching the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings to see which schools will play for championships and gridiron immortality. (I’m thinking Kansas State and Oregon will play for the title in January, though Alabama would beat either by double digits. Just sayin’).

Given the revelry surrounding road trips to bowl games (Bourbon Street for the Sugar Bowl, anyone?) it seems fitting that the makers of Trojan® condoms recently released the 7th annual Trojan® Sexual Health Report Card.


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