How do you protect against STIs?

Before we had any sexual contact, we decided to go to the doctor together.

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs, a.k.a. STDs) are super common—and no matter who you are, who you sleep with, or what kind of sex you’re having, if you’re getting it on, you could be at risk. Luckily, there are lots of things you can do to protect yourself and your partner.

From condoms to testing to open communication, there are so many strategies to make sex safer. (Bonus: all of these strategies combine nicely with your favorite birth control method!) Watch real people talk about how they protect themselves and their partners from STIs.

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