NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Apr 21 - Apr 27

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Take Care of Your Sexual, Reproductive Health: Latino Groups Create Handy Resource Guide  - NBC News    
The NCSH, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, and Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) have issued a call-to-action to encourage Latinos to get recommended preventive sexual health services. 

How to Tell Your Partner Exactly What You Need - Refinery29 
On behalf of the NCSH, Amber Madison wrote this in-depth article that features interviews with coalition members American Sexual Health Association, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, The STD Project, and the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health.

Long-Term Birth Control Is the Most Reliable. So Why Do So Few Young Women Use It? - The Washington Post 
This article highlights survey data from NCSH member American College Health Association that shows few college students use the most effective forms of birth control.    

Inside the Online Community of Men Who Preach Removing Condoms Without Consent  Huffington Post 
A new study explores the phenomenon of "stealthing" (the purposefully non-consensual removal of condoms during sex) and how those who fall victim to the practice can move forward.

Vaccine-Type HPV Prevalence in US Declines 65% Among Young Women - Healio
Data presented at a CDC conference has shown that HPV vaccination also benefits young women who are not vaccinated against the virus by reducing overall prevalence of infection.          

1,100 Strangers Showed Up At His Home For Sex. He Blames Grindr - CNN
Matthew Herrick is the victim of an elaborate revenge scheme that's playing out on Grindr and is suing the company. The case raises important questions in the social media age about impersonation, stalking, and harassment.

Why We Need to Trust Teens to Teach Each Other Sex Ed  - Broadly
Sexual education in America is failing teenagers. New peer education programs are asking a controversial question: What if we let teens speak to each other about sex instead?   

12 Things We Wish Guys Knew About Birth Control - Women's Health
This article highlights 12 things women wish men understood about birth control.

Why Aftercare Is the BDSM Practice That Everyone Should Be Doing - Refinery29
Taking the time to be affectionate and talk more after sex - a.k.a. aftercare - can make sex better for everyone, not just those who own multiple pairs of handcuffs.

 

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