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This Summer, the Kiwi Government’s Going to Tell Everyone's Exes About Their STIs

From January, if you test positive and don't spill the details of your past hook-ups you could wind up with a criminal conviction and a $2000 fine.
Zoë Lawton
11.9.16
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Person with HIV

"I don't think I need curing. I take one pill a day, and that being enough to stop me transmitting it, I feel that's all the cure I need."
Morgan Harries
11.8.16
Stuff

Not Being on PrEP Is Making It Harder for Me to Get Laid

Thanks to PrEP, the pill that prevents HIV infection, guys like me who still use condoms are finding it a bit harder to bone.
Brian Moylan
11.4.16
News

Canada Is Running Out of Anti-Syphilis Drugs

A national rise in STI rates is partially to blame.
Jake Kivanc
5.4.16
Stuff

No One Taught Old People About Safe Sex and Now They’re Getting STIs

Gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and herpes are on the rise among older people. To find out more I spoke to researchers, and my own dad, about sexual health among the elderly.
Chelsea McIver
12.15.15
Stuff

Finding Love with Herpes, Thanks to STI-Positive Online Dating

One in six American adults have herpes, but dating with an incurable STI can still cramp intimacy in its early stages. Sites like PositiveSingles are setting out to change that.
Rula Al-Nasrawi
4.19.15
News

Thailand Wants Its Teens to Stop Buying Baggy Condoms

Last Friday Thailand's Ministry of Public Health claimed that sexually transmitted infections are rising due in part to a supposed epidemic of teens buying oversized condoms, which slip off while they're doin' it.
Mark Hay
2.18.15
Stuff

Encouraging Young People to Test Their Own Genitals Might Not Be a Great Idea

Confidante is a (kind of) funny new campaign for at-home STI testing. But shouldn't we be helping to remove the shame young people feel about going to sexual health clinics?
Gareth May
12.17.14
Fashion

Janice Dickinson Is Writing an Advice Column for a Gay Magazine

Do you need help with your STD? Just ask Janice!
Mitchell Sunderland
12.13.14
Stuff

Someone Finally Made a Condom for Your Gigantic Penis

I talked to a representative from the UK company TheyFit about problems well-endowed men have with condoms and why the US lags behind Europe in providing jimmy hats for girthy dudes.
Sophie Saint Thomas
10.4.14
News

This STI Makes Crickets Horny Before Killing Them

One of the world's newest sexually transmitted infections affects crickets, using mind control to spread to as many victims as possible before turning the hosts' insides blue and killing them.
Emma Loop
5.7.14