Sexual Health in the News March 10 - March 16

NCSH in the News

Guide to Sexually Transmitted Diseases – U.S. News & World Report
This comprehensive guide will tell you all you need to know about STDs, their causes, symptoms, treatments and more. NCSH arranged the interview with Dr. Ned Hook.

How to Get Birth Control: A State-by-State Guide – Glamour
Where the laws stand today, how they could change, and where to find free birth control in your state right now. PPFA and Bedsider, both NCSH members, are featured.

Other News This Week

When Cancer Upends Your Sex LifeThe New York Times
Despite a wave of new research around cancer treatment and sexual health, women say their issues are still being dismissed. Here is how and where to get help.

Visby Medical’s Sexual Health Test gets FDA clearance in US – Medical Device Network
The FDA has cleared the Visby Medical Sexual Health Test, a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) diagnostic test for STIs (chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas) in women.

Concerns rise over suicide rates of Black transgender and nonbinary youthThe Hill
LGBTQ leaders are sounding alarms over a recent report that revealed a quarter of Black transgender and nonbinary youth attempted suicide last year, which many attribute to laws that target transgender identities.

More states are proposing bills targeting LGBTQ rights. ‘It’s only getting worse,’ advocate saysCNN
At least 385 bills targeting LGBTQ rights and queer life have been introduced around the country through March 7, according to data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union.

11 LGBTQ+ Women Who Shaped the Course of History – THEM
LGBTQ+ women have been breaking boundaries since the beginning of time. In celebration of Women’s History Month, THEM compiled a list of 11 LGBTQ+ women who have changed history.

Texas judge hears abortion pill case that could disrupt access nationwide – CBS News
A Texas court heard arguments in a case that could halt distribution of a key drug used for medication abortion and disrupt access nationwide, even in states where reproductive rights are protected.

Women have time for sex — but often not orgasms: Rutgers study – The New York Post
Women are less likely to pursue orgasms if they are under a time constraint or have a selfish partner, according to a Rutgers University-led study.

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