For the past 10 years the rate of almost every STI, except HIV, has been increasing around Australia. Here's an insight into why.
Thin walls, rumors, shitty roommates, and the ability of a nasty STI to wipe out an entire floor all make quick dorm hookups a bit of a minefield.
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.
"Loads of people don't even know they have it, so that's how it spreads."
With Planned Parenthood Direct, a new app piloting in California, you can order an STD test and have the results processed with a few easy swipes on your smartphone.
My diagnosis in a clinic four years ago felt rushed and robotic. Looking back, I'd have much rather have used one of the new home-testing kits and let it all sink in before getting clinical support.
After our workplace tryst, I had to tell the man who signed my paycheques that he had nearly killed my vagina.
Gay or straight, relationship or no relationship, context is completely irrelevant if you've said "no". But that doesn't mean I'm not scared of the police taking me seriously as a gay man.
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.
I am a walking advert for why same-sex sex education must be written into school curricula everywhere.
Apparently, Swedes between the ages of 20 and 35 suck at practising safe sex.
Pensioners aren't using condoms when they do all their cruise fuckin' and now they've all got STIs.