Assessing your risk for STDs

It is important to ask yourself a few questions surrounding your use of protection, sexual partners, your behavior, health history, and frequency of testing.

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How to Kiss

The days of shamefully making out with the back of your hand are gone, my friend. I’m going to share some of my patented tips and tricks on how to kiss…

Will A Yeast Infection Go Away On Its Own?

While it is possible for people with penises to get yeast infections, for the purposes of this article, we’ll be focusing on infections of the both yeast and vaginal variety.

Welcome to SAFE

The major goals of the company are to: measure people’s sexual health status; educate people regarding sexual health issues; and empower people to take control of their sexual health. These three goals will be accomplished with the SAFE App: a free smartphone application that allows users to privately share their verified STI status, facilitate testing for STDs, and provide users with comprehensive and accurate information regarding sexual health.

New Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise

Investigators recently reported results from an early (Phase 1) trial of a candidate vaccine against the sexually transmitted bacterium, Chlamydia

USPSTF to Recommend PrEP for All At Risk

Special task force recommends all people with an increased risk of acquiring HIV take PrEP to protect themselves from infection.

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What are the most common symptoms of chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that is usually asymptomatic, meaning most people infected with chlamydia show no symptoms. If symptoms do occur, they can take a few weeks to show up and affect different parts of the body.

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Am I Too Young To Fall In Love?

Is there an age where we are not yet ready to love? Can we be mentally or physically unprepared to love, in any of its forms? I mean, at the end of the day, what is love?

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SAFE Celebrates female founders on International Women’s Day: SexTech Edition

With the rise of the #metoo movement, and the Kavanaugh investigation, consent is as relevant as ever. Sexual consent, with its intrinsic grey areas, must be navigated dutifully. If we can acclimate young people to speaking honestly of their desires, and boundaries, we can destigmatize pleasure, creating safer sex for everyone.