Sexual Health in the News December 17 - December 23

NCSH in the News

5 Ways the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed Our Sex Lives and Relationships – Well + Good
COVID-19 changed a lot, including how we view and experience sex. This article, which features NCSH, The Kinsey Institute, and Power to Decide, highlights five different ways COVID-19 changed our sex lives. 

And Just Like That … Big Dies In Our Hearts  – Let’s Go There with Shira & Ryan
Dr. Justin Lehmiller of the Kinsey Institute, a NCSH member, joins the podcast of Channel Q’s ‘Let’s Go There’ to share how COVID-19 is affecting our sex lives.  

Other News This Week

FDA Approves First Injectable Prep Medication To Lower HIV Risk – CNN
The FDA approved the first injectable medication for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)  for adults and teens who are at risk of getting HIV through sex  it is given every two months. 

Am I Ready to Have Sex? How to Know When to Take the Next Step – Teen Vogue
Having sex for the first time can be a big decision, and it’s easy to get caught up in the pressure of what everyone else is doing. This article helps the reader embark on a new sexual relationship.  

How to Cope With 6 Common Sex Problems – US News & World Report 
Sexual concerns can be frustrating, but they can be addressed. This article features experts who discuss some types of concerns and how they can be addressed.  

The Future Of Sex Education Is Here — & It Lives On TikTok – Refinery29
Sex education in schools is pretty bleak, but many sex education experts are moving to new platforms, like TikTok, to share accurate information.  

Why I Had An Abortion Later In Pregnancy: 4 People Tell Their Stories – TODAY 
Abortions after 20 weeks gestation represent 1% of all abortions, but many Americans believe they are much more common. This article highlights reasons why people have later-term abortions and their personal stories. 

Ohio GOP Governor Signs Abortion Bill Into Law – CNN
Ohio Governor signed a bill into law requiring doctors to try to preserve life in the rare case that a baby is born alive following an attempted abortion or they will face criminal penalties.  

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