Last Updated on June 4, 2020 by Saurabh Sethi, MD, MPH
Basic, educational info about STDs:
- Everything about STDs from what is an STI/STD, the difference between the two terms, how do you get them, statistics, different types of STDs, and more.
- The STI Project’s Jenelle Marie lists 6 things Sex-Ed didn’t teach her about STDs.
- Debunking the myth: Why the notion that only promiscuous people contract STDs is so false.
- Debunking the myth: Why thinking that STDs go away on their own is so false!
- The STI Project’s comprehensive list of sexual activities and the STDs one is at risk of contracting or transmitting after any one instance of the following…
- A look at whether shaving, waxing, vajazzling or otherwise poses a risk for STDs and how to reduce STD transmission rates while maintaining pubic hair.
- A short podcast from Jenelle Marie of The STI Project answering the question, ‘What’s the big deal with STDs anyway?’
- A look at the common responses I get when I tell someone I have an STD and what I think about the response, ‘I’ve never had any STIs.’
- Happy Hump Day Podcasts – Interviews an old friend, Phil, and talks about STIs and perceptions of people living with an STI/STD from an outsider’s perspective.
- STIs: how to live with them and the inspirational things that have helped people overcome the challenges of an STD diagnosis.
- The STI Project’s Jenelle Marie talks about living with an STI/STD and the not-so-pleasant aspect of how and why STIs held her back.
- A 19 year old college sophomore with a boyfriend talks about contracting multiple STIs: trichomoniasis, chlamydia, scabies, vaginitis, and herpes type 2.
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