Does anal sex cause cancer?

Does anal sex cause cancer?

First, let’s get somethings straight. Having sex, including anal sex, does not cause cancer. Having sex puts you at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) which can turn into cancer. STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis, intestinal parasites,...

Has Sex Positivity Gone Negative?

Has Sex Positivity Gone Negative?

If we asked you what “good sex” looked like—most of you would have wildly different answers (and some of your answers might even be wild)! Everyone has their turn-ons, and we’re not here to yuck anyone’s yum. ? Though, we wish we could say the same for others. Lately,...

How do I access PrEP when I go to college?

How do I access PrEP when I go to college?

School is about to be back in session, and while some people are counting down the days, others have their hesitations. Whether you’re already on PrEP, or thinking about starting, this transitional time can raise some questions for you. If you’re already on PrEP,...

Can I take PrEP while on birth control?

Can I take PrEP while on birth control?

You’ve probably heard before that PrEP is like the birth control pill but for HIV. And, well, that’s a pretty accurate description. This leaves some folks wondering, though, if they can take both. And simply put, yes!Does PrEP interfere with birth control?Most forms...

The importance of being convenient

The importance of being convenient

COVID-19 changed society as we know it. Although there has been extreme devastation we've experienced first-hand by living through it, there have been ways of life that have been made to be…well, easier. Services such as Amazon, UberEats, Grubhub, and PostMates have...

Do I need to take PrEP if I’m straight?

Do I need to take PrEP if I’m straight?

Let’s get one thing straight here—little miss HIV doesn’t discriminate. She doesn’t care if you’re black, white, man, woman, straight, or LGBTQ+. In fact, according to HIV.gov, 24% of new HIV diagnoses were among heterosexuals in 2015. That’s a big percentage, y’all....

Tips for finding the right doctor for you

Tips for finding the right doctor for you

Finding a doctor that works for you can incredibly hard to do. Like, can there just be a Tinder app for doctors?! ? We wishhhhh! Sigh.? It might not be THAT easy (wishful thinking amirite?! ?), but we definitely have some tips and tricks up our sleeves we wanna share...

Ways to cope with hurtful questions about PrEP

Ways to cope with hurtful questions about PrEP

When people hear that you’re taking PrEP, they might ask some pretty offensive and hurtful questions. They might mean well and be genuinely curious… but it gets pretty annoying pretty fast, can be embarrassing, and honestly, it just makes you feel like shit. There’s a...

PrEP and the COVID-19 vaccine — What you need to know

PrEP and the COVID-19 vaccine — What you need to know

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the COVID-19 vaccine. We know that we need at least 70% of the population to get it to achieve head immunity, and in basic terms, that means getting back to a somewhat- “normal” life.  For those of us...