You’ve heard the rumors about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at Rutgers University. But do you know the facts?
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is similar to other viruses, including those that cause the “flu” or the common cold. But there is an important difference –
What is a four-letter word that ends in “k” and has to do with sex? No, not “luck” or “lick” or “suck.” It’s “talk.” Talking about sex, safer sex, and condoms adds to intimacy, safety, and relaxation.
Women have different needs when it comes to birth control. Hormonal contraception has many forms to meet these needs; from pills to patches to rings and injections.
Barrier methods of birth control are easy to use and temporary – when you stop using them there is no contraceptive protection. There is a full range of products to pick and choose from depending on your needs.
If you have had unprotected sex (the condom broke, no contraception used, pills were missed, sex was non-consensual) within the last 5 days, it’s not too late. You can do something to prevent pregnancy.