Sexual Health in the News March 24 - March 30

NCSH in the News

Over the past few months, NCSH has worked with Giddy on a sexual health series and organized several interviews with NCSH members.  

The State of Your Sexual Health GIDDY 

In addition to your own well-being, education and government policy initiatives matter, too. This story features NCSH, PPFA, Power to Decide, NFPRHA, SIECUS, and Advocates for Youth.  

What Happens When Sexual Health Services Are Inadequate? - GIDDY 

Insufficient resources can affect everything from mortality to the economy. This story features NCSH members NACCHO, Power to Decide, and PPFA.  

What Are the Biggest Challenges to Our Collective Sexual Health? GIDDY 

From the COVID pandemic to shifts in reproductive rights, barriers block access to basic care.This story features NCSH members NACCHO, Black Women’s Blueprint, Power to Decide, and SIECUS.  

Revisiting 'Wild Things' and That Iconic Pool Scene 25 Years Later - GIDDY 

Remember the male gaze-powered movie, “Wild Things” that fueled everyone's pool-sex fantasies in the late '90s? NCSH arranged the interview with Dr. Rachel Needle.

Other News This Week

Judge strikes down Obamacare provisions requiring insurers cover some preventive care services  - NBC News 

A Texas judge strikes down the Affordable Care Act provisions that require health insurers to cover preventive care services. This ruling will impact cancer screenings, PrEP, and other HIV drugs. 

A new study finds that compared with their straight peers, lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are twice as likely to report trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. 

This Friday, LGBTQ+ Youth Across the U.S. Will Be Marching for Their Autonomy - Them 

Lead by Queer Youth Assemble, youth organizers are planning marches or actions in all 50 states on Trans Day of Visibility.   

‘You know what’s sexy? Asking me’: Should we be concerned by the rise in choking during sex? - AOL 

Acts of non-consensual sexual violence like asphyxiation or ‘choking’ and hitting have become increasingly prevalent in the sex lives of young people. 

Don’t say “period”: How Florida Republicans are taking aim at basic sex education - Vox 

The latest, House Bill 1069, is targeting sex education in Florida. The bill wants to restrict when students can discuss “human sexuality” at school. 

If approved, Opill would be the first daily birth control pill available over the counter in the U.S. 

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