STDs

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Sunday, Feb 7. Do you know your status?

When she was first diagnosed with HIV, Vuyiseka Dubula was just an impoverished, 22-year-old Black woman living in a Cape Town township who couldn't afford her own medication. Now she's one of Africa's most fearless warriors in the fight against HIV. Here's her story.

01/10/14- Jacque Reid goes “Inside Her Story” with Dr. Rachael Ross about proper grooming techniques for both men and women private parts.

Filling in for the regular crew on Shade 45 (Sirius XM Radio) show “Sway in the Morning” over the holiday weekend, media personality Kelly Kinkaid sits down for a deeper discussion on the rise of HIV infections amongs the Black community with Debra Fraser Howze. As you might already know, OraSure now provides an in […]

After 20 years, mandatory sex education is back in New York City public schools. In an email to principals, Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott said mandatory sex education will start in the 2011-2012 school year. The curriculum will be flexible but will include lessons on how to use condoms, how to avoid unwanted sexual encounters and […]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), it is estimated that there are 19 million new sexually transmitted diseases that occur each year in the US. Many of these diseases can be treated if diagnosed early on, however, so many people are not getting tested regularly and are participating in some risky […]

The United States apologized Friday for a 1946-1948 research study that purposely infected people in Guatemala with sexually transmitted diseases.