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Let’s talk sex: 3 steps for keeping it safer

Rate this article and enter to winSex is a part of many college students’ lives. Whether you are currently sexually active or not, understanding the risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases...
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Sexual violence in LGBTQ communities: How we can help prevent it

Rate this article and enter to winGabe Murchison is senior research manager at Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ advocacy organization in the US. He focuses on research that “helps us understand the unique...
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Sextrequest?: 6 smart ways to respond

Rate this article and enter to winIndiscrete images posted by you or anyone else can sabotage a job hunt, date, election campaign, or Thanksgiving dinner. In a 2014 study, non-sexting students cited this as...
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Raise your STI-Q

Which sexually transmitted infection (STI) is making a comeback?What’s up?Syphilis rates. They’ve nearly doubled since 2005, and approached 17,000 new cases in 2013, says the CDC.In whom?Men (90 percent of cases)—especially men who have...
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(Emotionally) safer sex

Sexual relationships involve emotional vulnerability. We asked more than 300 students how they feel about this and how they protect themselves from potential hurt.1 in 3 students (67 percent) pointed to the value of...
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Healthy Buffs: Sexual health

When we talk about sexual health, many of us get a little uncomfortable. But why? We aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu virus or strep throat. Are chlamydia bacteria or herpes viruses...
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Good, quick sex

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re having a quick tryst or are in for some long-term lovin’, here are the essentials of good sex.Communication Is a Turn-OnA good lover wants to know...
What if everyday choices were treated like sexual consent?

What if everyday choices were treated like sexual consent?

Rate this article and enter to winConsent isn’t complicated. But when it comes to sexual consent, some people suggest that it is. If understanding consent were truly so difficult, here’s what our everyday lives...
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Implants & IUDs: Is long-term birth control for you?

Rate this article and enter to winSo you’ve chosen not to get pregnant, at least for now. If pregnancy is a possibility for you, and if you’re sexually active with people of the opposite...
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Getting tested: What do you know about sexual health (and everything)?

Rate this article and enter to winOK people. It’s that time again—we’re here to talk about STIs and why you don’t want to catch them all. Sure, you know what a condom is and...