Articles Tagged: healthy sex

Gonorrhea

Have you heard of “the clap,” or “a dose,” or “a drip”? These are all names for gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection, or STI, caused by bacteria. … read more

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Emergency Contraception

Even though guys can’t get pregnant, it’s important for everyone to know about emergency contraception. What is emergency contraception? Emergency contraception (EC) is a backup method of birth control that … read more

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Is masturbation good or bad?

Masturbation, or rubbing your genitals, is a natural way to learn about your body and what feels sexually satisfying. Lots of guys masturbate, and others don’t. Different religions have different … read more

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contraception birth control condom pillsHow much do I know about contraception?

There are many types of contraception that vary in how effective they are at preventing pregnancy, how much they cost, how easy they are to use, and whether they also protect against STIs. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the different kinds!

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Am I ready for sex?

It’s a very complex decision! Ask yourself the following questions to see if you’re ready to have a sexual relationship.

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Can you get HPV from anal sex?

Yes. You can get HPV from anal sex, vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or simply by sexual contact. HPV and genital warts are usually spread by direct skin-to-skin contact during vaginal, … read more

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