STIs

hard data

Trump's Embrace of Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is a Threat to Your Health

Instead of learning safer sex practices, students are simply taught to keep it in their pants.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.18.18
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
Unscrewing Ourselves

At-Home STD Tests Could Help More People Get Screened

Twice as many Londoners got tested when they had this option.
Nick Keppler
1.2.18
HIV

HIV Is Still a Big Problem in Prisons

Drugs and unprotected sex on the inside aren't the reason why.
S.E. Smith
1.2.18
HIV

Trump Just Fired the Rest of His HIV/AIDS Council

Six members of the council publicly resigned earlier this year.
Jesse Hicks
12.29.17
STDs

Don't Blame Dating Apps for the Spread of STDs

Changing STD rates probably have little to do with who is swiping right.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.3.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Hepatitis A, B, and C: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

When it comes to STDs, it doesn’t get more confusing than hepatitis.
Eric Spitznagel
10.31.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Gay Men Should Get the HPV Vaccine

I am 31 years old and I paid out of pocket to get Gardasil.
Matthew Terrell
10.31.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Weird Way You Can Get an STD in Your Eye

And we don’t mean from a wayward squirt.
Matthew Terrell
10.30.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

How Can We Unscrew Ourselves?

At Tonic and Broadly, we're taking a close look at the future of sex ed because, let's face it, America's relationship with sex is complicated.
Lindsay Schrupp
Kate Lowenstein
10.26.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Stop Substituting Spit for Lube During Anal Sex

There’s a romanticization of spit fucking in the gay community which far precedes 'Brokeback Mountain.'
Matt Terrell
10.25.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Female Condom Is Ideal For Anal Sex

So why hasn't the FDA approved it?
Matt Terrell
10.20.17