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6.23.16

Guys Don't Care About Safe Sex If the Woman Is Hot, Study Says

Men are apparently more likely to have unprotected sex with a women they were real attractive, regardless of how likely they thought it was that she had an STI.

5.3.16

Canada Is Running Out of Anti-Syphilis Drugs

A national rise in STI rates is partially to blame.

12.15.15

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.

2.18.15

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.

2.6.15

There Is Now an App to Foolproof 'The Rhythm Method' of Birth Control

Having to remember to take pills every day is a bummer. So is using condoms if you're in a long-term, monogamous relationship. Two Swedish scientists have created an app to help you with these problems.

12.17.14

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?

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12.13.14

Janice Dickinson Is Writing an Advice for a Gay Magazine

Do you need help with your STD? Just ask Janice!

10.4.14

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.

5.7.14

This New Deadly STI Makes Crickets Horny Before Killing Them

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

3.21.13

Is Alberta the STI Capital of Canada?

Growing up in Calgary, my friends and I would always joke about Banff being the STI capital of Canada, largely due to a serious disdain for the neon sleaze of snowboard culture. Recently, however, Alberta’s STI rates have actually been exceeding the...