STDs

Dating

If You're Doing Any of This, You're Doing Dating Wrong

Dating has gone to shit, so let's follow these simple rules to make things less horrendous.
Hannah Ewens
Lauren O'Neill
6.13.18
Sex

Many Teen Girls Don’t Know They Can Get an STI from Other Girls

A new University of British Columbia study looks at high schoolers’ understanding of safe lesbian sex.
Sarah Berman
1.11.18
Sex

Finally, Someone Is Teaching Old People How to Fuck Good

Pornhub's new educational video, out on VHS, imparts sex safety tips to the elderly.
Anna Fitzpatrick
7.19.17
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of the Rise in STDs?

Short answer: Just drop everything and get screened right now.
Mike Pearl
10.24.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

STD Infections Are at an All-Time High in the US

Experts believe STD clinic closures across the country are to blame for the major surge in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis infections last year.
Lauren Messman
10.20.16
Don't Trust The Internet

​Can You Get Herpes from a Tanning Bed?

In our new bullshit-busting column, we investigate the story doing the rounds on Facebook that tanning can give you STIs.
Angus Harrison
7.20.16
Health

I Tried the Latest in Condom Technology and It Went Shockingly Well

For the first time in five decades, there's been actual progress in the design of a condom that doesn't suck.
Stephanie Auteri
7.6.16
Health

Home Testing Kits Are a New Way to Fight the STI Epidemic

Planned Parenthood locations may have been closed around the country, but at least you can test yourself for chlamydia and gonorrhea in your own bathroom.
Sarika Chawla
5.4.16
Stuff

​How Gay Men Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Semen

It's hard to pinpoint exactly when semen became the focus of so much erotic fixation in the gay community. What was once stigmatized as disease-ridden poison is now celebrated. Whatever the case, semen is everywhere these days.
Matthew Terrell
3.6.16
News

​For a Whole Bunch of Reasons, 2016 Looks Set to Be the Year of the STI

How can STI rates be up even though fewer people are having sex?
Martin Robbins
1.7.16
Stuff

Stories of DIY Sexual Health Treatments Gone Terribly Wrong

Don't try these at home.
Paul Willis
11.20.15
Stuff

This Is What It Feels Like to Have Genital Herpes as a Young Woman

This week the World Health Organization published figures showing that two-thirds of the world's population under 50—that's 3.7 billion people—have the herpes virus. That's most of your friends and probably you.
Anonymous
10.30.15
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