NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Sep 23 - Sep 29

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Why Millennial Men Are Getting Fewer STD Tests than Women - Elite Daily
This article features NCSH member and spokesperson Dr. Katharine O'Connell White, and NCSH Co-Director Susan Gilbert, who share why men get tested for STDs less often than women and what men need to know about testing recommendations.

A Scary Amount of Millennials Are Not Getting STD Tests, Our New Survey Finds - Elite Daily
Elite Daily recently surveyed 240 millennials to find out whether or not they're taking care of their sexual health. Coalition members Deb Hauser from Advocates for Youth and Dr. Katharine O'Connell White were interviewed for this article.

Things Are (Sort of) Getting Better for LGBT Students - Pacific Standard
With public attitudes toward gay and lesbian relationships at a historic high, one American institution essential for shaping the lives of LGBT citizens is slowly but steadily following suit: schools. That's the conclusion of a new report by NCSH member GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network).

Your Birth Control Coverage Could Get Way Better in 2018 - New York Magazine
Under the Affordable Care Act, there are eight recommended preventive health services for women that most insurers are required to cover without a co-pay or co-insurance. Now, that list could be expanding.

Children Could Point the Way to New HIV Treatments  - Medical Xpress   
Children with HIV who can resist the disease progressing could point the way to new treatments for HIV infection that are more widely applicable to infected adults and children alike, an international team of researchers led by Oxford University has found.  

Here's Some Good News for Sexual-Assault Survivors - Mother Jones
The Department of Justice announced more than $38 million in funding on Monday to help state and local agencies address a backlog of more than 400,000 untested sexual assault kits across the country. These kits are used as evidence for the prosecution of rapists.

Relationship Factors Affect Young Adult Use of Condoms  - Medical Xpress
The characteristics of a person's relationship, including commitment and partner-specific risk factors, affect the choice of whether or not to use condoms, according to new research from Oregon State University.

9 Things to Know Before Going to a Sex Party - Cosmopolitan
This article shares what goes down at these events and reveals the top things to know before you RSVP to a play party.

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For general media inquiries about sexual health topics and/or to schedule an interview with one of our experts, please contact Susan Gilbert, NCSH Co-Director, at susan.gilbert@altarum.org