Category Archives: Sexuality & Health

Guys and Doctors

Guys & Docs

It’s understandable that some people don’t like going to the doctor. Doctor visits are often associated with things such as getting blood drawn, vaccinations, etc. Although they might seem scary, these services are necessary to keep our bodies healthy. What doesn’t make sense to me…

National Woman and Girls AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This day serves to raise awareness of the increasing incidence of HIV/AIDS in women and girls. Women account for nearly a quarter of the population diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. There are many reasons why women have…

Texting

Let’s Talk About … Texts???

So, there is a big controversy going on about sexting. I know many of you have heard about it either on the news or from your friends. But for those of you who don’t know, sexting is when you send sexually explicit pictures of yourself or someone…

Crying Baby

Being a Pregnant Teen is Not Cute or Fabulous

What with the unending media coverage of various pregnant teens in our culture, I just wanted to weigh in with this: being a pregnant teen, and becoming a teenage parent, is not cute, fun, fabulous or trendy.  Having to take care of a baby and…

Testing Testing 1-2-3!

Today is National HIV Testing Day. The campaign “It’s Your (Sex) Life” has raised awareness about the importance of getting tested as well as providing important information about having responsible sex. Wouldn’t it be awesome if teens across the country, around the world even, got…