The LGBT Health & Development Program

Tag: STDs


Youth Blog – Tips to Avoid Getting Bored with Condoms

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18th October

Getting frustrated using condoms? Sex with condoms can be amazing, once you know what works for you.



Youth Blog – How to Communicate about Sexual Health with an HIV-Positive Partner

Posted by Brian F. in Featured, HIV Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

13th October

Excited about a potential partner, but worried because they’re HIV positive? Tips on how to talk about sex and health.



Youth Blog–Syphilis on the Rise: What Do You Need to Know?

24th November

Think syphilis is a thing of the past? We discuss symptoms, prevention, treatment, and why it matters for men who have sex with men.



Youth Blog–Ask an Expert: Should Girls Who Have Sex with Other Girls Worry about Sexually Transmitted Infections?

Posted by Kathryn Macapagal in Ask an Expert, Featured, Sexual Health Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

29th July

Think you are at low risk for STIs if you don’t have sex with guys? Check out this month’s Ask an Expert!



Youth Blog—What’s the Deal with Herpes?

16th July

Herpes is one of the most common STIs, but many people with herpes don’t know they have it. So what do you need to know to protect yourself?



Youth Blog—What You Should Know about Gonorrhea and Chlamydia

22nd January

These two sexually transmitted infections are common and curable, but easy to miss without getting tested.



Research Blog—Problems Using Condoms Linked to Increased Risk of STIs in Men Who Have Sex with Men

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12th December

Why are there different rates of STIs among MSM subpopulations? A new study suggests condom misuse may explain some of the disparity.



Youth Blog – STIs: A Quick Tour

Posted by Marcel Byrd in Featured, Sexual Health Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

1st May

It’s time to share some things you should know about STIs!



Sexual health information seeking online: A mixed-methods study among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people

23rd August

Study reveals motivations and limits of seeking online sexual health information among a diverse sample of LGBT youth.



Latin@ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted by Antonia in Youth Blog. No Comments

15th October

Chicago organizations are hosting testing and awareness events across the city.






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