Media Center

NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Mar 31 - Apr 6

These Planned Parenthood Videos Teach You How to Talk to Partners About STIs - Refinery29  
New videos from NCSH member Planned Parenthood demonstrate how to talk to a sexual partner about getting tested, using protection, or disclosing your STI status without completely killing the mood.

What Men Should Know About Cancer That Spreads Through Oral Sex - The Washington Post
There is no doubt in the medical community that the increase in HPV-related oral cancers is caused by sexual practices. 

Meet the Company That's Looking to Make Non-Surgical Male Birth Control a Reality - TechCrunch
While the male birth control pill is still a fiction (that may never become fact), a new company called Contraline is working to make at least one non-surgical, reversible birth control procedure a reality.       

More Than 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Were Infected By a Type of High-Risk HPV, CDC Report Shows - The Washington Post
New data shows that during a recent two-year period, almost 23 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 to 59 had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that put them at high risk of certain cancers. 

Condoms Make Wine Taste Great, Who Knew? - Jezebel
Havana, Cuba's El Canal winery, owned and operated by 65-year-old Orestes Estevez and his family, thrives thanks to an unconventional and specific practice: slipping condoms onto fermenting jugs.  

Confidentiality Concerns May Deter Teens From Sexual, Reproductive Health Care Services  - Healio
According to a national survey, 12.7% of sexually-active teenagers and young adults who were on their parent's insurance plan would not use sexual and reproductive health services due to concerns that their parents would find out.    

30 Alarming Statistics That Show the Reality of Sexual Violence in America Huffington Post
Since the first step toward preventing sexual violence is understanding the reality of it, this article shares 30 statistics that show just how insidious it is for National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

Barry Manilow Opens Up About Sexuality - BBC News
Singer Barry Manilow has spoken for the first time about being gay, revealing he kept his sexuality secret for years out of fear of disappointing his fans.

More Sexual Health in the News

Media Inquiries

For general media inquiries or to schedule an interview with an expert, please contact: Susan Gilbert, NCSH Communications Director, susan.gilbert@altarum.org

It’s about honesty. It’s about knowledge. It’s about time.