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Activistas piden a hispanos dejar el miedo y aprovechar servicios de salud disponibles - Univision   
This Spanish-language article highlights the NCSH's recent call-to-action for Latinos to get recommended preventive sexual health services while they're still available under the ACA and promotes its new website, TOME EL CONTROL DE DU SALUD SEXUAL.

If You Ever Plan to Have Sex, Use This Guide to Get Tested for Free - BuzzFeed News
For this article on STI testing and how to locate free or low-cost services, NCSH facilitated interviews with coalition members NCSD and ASHA, as well as NCSH spokesperson Dr. Kathleen Page, Chief of STD/HIV/TB Clinical Services at the Baltimore City Health Department.

Positive Emotion Skills for Men with HIV May Boost Health - Pysch Central 
A new study found that when men newly diagnosed with HIV participated in an intervention focused on positive emotions, they had less HIV in their blood and were less likely to take antidepressants.

5 STI Myths that Just Won't Die - Glamour
Sexually transmitted infections are incredible common and people are talking about the realities of STIs more often. Despite this, misconceptions still abound.        

Nearly 1 in 3 Teen Girls Reports Having Survived Sexual Violence - Teen Vogue
Sexual violence is taking a huge toll on teen girls in the U.S. - and it's having a serious impact on their education, according to a new report just released by the National Women's Law Center.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Putting on a Condom - Refinery29
We could all use a refresher on how to put on a condom, whether we had rad health teachers or were stuck with abstinence-only education. This article shows us how to correctly put one on.  

Sex-Ed for Grown-Ups: A Roundup of Relationship Self-Help - The New York Times
Sex and relationship self-help books are big business. This article reviews several recently released or upcoming books on sex, pleasure, and relationships.  

This HIV-Positive Millennial Explains How Fear-Based Sex Ed Is Dangerous - Bustle 
Kelly Gluckman, a Millennial living with HIV, explains why sex education that focuses on the benefits of communication, condom usage, and the benefits of testing would incentivize people to be honest and pro-active about safe sex.

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