Displaying 25-36 of 45 articles tagged “myths”
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STDs, STIs)
4 STI myths that get in the way of a healthy sex life
Think you know everything you need to know about STIs? You might be surprised.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STDs, STIs)
My BFF has genital herpes
Her life-changing news altered my thinking about sexual health.
Birth control
Is it really okay to skip periods?
What's up with methods that let you skip your period?
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STDs, STIs)
IUDs, STIs, and PID: What’s the deal?
Contrary to popular myth, modern IUDs don't cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Birth control
What's in a birth control label?
The good, the bad, and the fine print.
Activism & politics
Should the pill be available over the counter?
There are some good reasons for making the birth control pill available at pharmacies, no prescription needed.
Birth control
I’m trans. Do I need birth control?
Maybe, it depends on what parts you and your partner have and what you're doing with them
Internal condom
5 things you really should know about female condoms
They look kinda funny at first...but dual protection from STIs and pregnancy is worth a second glance.
Birth control
Gaining weight: Is it the birth control?
If those skinny jeans are feeling a bit too skinny, don’t assume your birth control is the cause.
Withdrawal (pull out) method
5 myths about pulling out, busted
Before he busts a nut, allow us to bust these withdrawal myths. (Sorry, we can't resist puns.)
Pregnancy & fertility
Infertility is going down among U.S. women
Despite hype to the contrary, that biological clock might not be ticking as fast as you thought...
Birth control
Research finds sex is still good with condoms
Not-so-shocking news: People like sex, whether or not it involves using a condom.
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