Topics :: sexual health

Grindr Now An STD Outreach Tool

By Seth Hemelgarn | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
San Mateo County health workers have been creating fake profiles on the online hookup application Grindr to encourage more men who have sex with men to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Exercise Your Way to an Exciting Sex Life!

By Adam Winter | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
If you want to boost your libido in a natural way, then here are three key steps to ingrate into your exercise regimen.

Hula App Helps With STD Testing and Results

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
In an effort to test for and discuss results of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the new company Hula has launched an iPhone app that allows users to find testing centers, get their results online, then share that info with other users.

Study Reveals LGBT Youths Face Greater Cancer Risks

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.

Growing Sideways (Sexually and Relationally)

By Chris Donaghue, Ph.D., LCSW, CS | Sunday Jan 19, 2014
Psychological health and fitness are inherently built into marginalized and minority communities due to their ability to ignore institutionalized norms, leading to a truly alternative lifestyle of choice.

Brits Having Less Sex -- But More Variety

By Maria Cheng | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
When it comes to the bedroom, the British may be getting less busy, but more creative. According to results from the latest national sex survey, Britons are having sex less often - but the kinds of sex they’re having are more diverse than in the past.

Health Benefits of Sex

By Ava Cadell | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Everybody knows that sex feels good, but did you know that it is actually good for you? In fact, it’s one of the best prescriptions for good health and it has no expiration date.

The Danger of Asymptomatic HPV in Gay Men

By Lindsay King- Miller | Monday Aug 5, 2013
HPV infects just as many men as women, and is the most common of all sexually transmitted infections. It can be especially dangerous when paired up with HIV.

The Gift of Desire

By Don Shewey | Sunday May 19, 2013
"Ask for what you want" is advice that’s easy to give but often strangely difficult to practice. What gets in the way of identifying our desires and sharing them with others?

Re-Thinking Our Sexuality

By Chris Sosa | Sunday Jan 13, 2013
Despite progress on other fronts, the constructs and prejudices of heteronormativity continue to pervade our private lives and complicate our personal relationships.