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Tag: STDs

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

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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

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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

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15th October

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

A Snapshot of LGBT Youth in Chicago

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11th July

At Pride Weekend 2012 we unveiled some of our findings about LGBT Youth in Chicago. Learn more, and download the colorful pdf here!

Celebrate National Condom Week!

16th February

The IMPACT Program wants you to know 7 Stats about Condoms & Couples.

Is oral sex safer sex?

21st July

The answer might be more complicated than you think. Our newest video talks about the benefits and risks of oral sex, including what you need to know to protect yourself and your partners.

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