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.
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."
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.
Canada Is Running Out of Anti-Syphilis Drugs
A national rise in STI rates is partially to blame.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Janice Dickinson Is Writing an Advice Column for a Gay Magazine
Do you need help with your STD? Just ask Janice!
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
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.