Sexual Health in the News February 10 - February 16

NCSH in the News

There are many reasons why your vagina might get itchy, from dryness to an external irritant to an STI. Learn about the six causes of vaginal itchiness and how to treat them. NCSH arranged the interview with Dr. Celeste A. Green.  

Other News This Week

Teen girls and LGBTQ+ youth plagued by violence and trauma, survey says - NPR
A recent CDC survey found teen girls and teens who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning and other non-heterosexual identities experience high levels of violence and distress.

Male Contraceptive Pill Prototype Stops Sperm SwimmingBBC News
An on-demand, non-hormonal male contraceptive pill may be a real possibility say scientists who have found a cell pathway, or switch, that stops sperm from being able to swim.

LGBTQ Youth Want Role Models. Queer Elders Have a Lot of Advice - The Washington Post
Young people in the LGBTQ community long for older role models. This article features several, and they all have stories to tell.

Idaho House passes ban on gender-affirming medical care - NBC News
The bill will subject physicians to felony charges if they provide puberty blockers, hormone treatment or transition-related surgeries to transgender minors.

Defining Sexual Health and Understanding Its Importance - GIDDY
Discussing gender and sexuality and correcting common sexual health misconceptions are keys to your well-being.

Anti-Trans Bills Are Sweeping Across the US With Alarming Speed - VICE
The current legislative session has seen more than 350 anti-trans bills introduced in 36 states, a record.

What It's Like to Fight for Sterilization Surgery in a Post-Roe World - Cosmopolitan
Post Dobbs, some young women who don’t want children are seeking safe and effective sterilization procedures, but they didn’t know they would face resistance from doctors and their families.  

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