Sexual Health in the News March 31 - April 6

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  

Experts address using funding and policies to create a roadmap for better services and access. This story features Dr. Leandro Mena, CDC; Dr. Ned Hook, UAB/Birmingham; Rebekah Horowitz, NACCHO; and Michelle Slaybaugh, SIECUS. 

Other News This Week

Idaho to ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth – The Associated Press 

Starting next year, anyone in Idaho who provides gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth could end up a convicted felon, after the state’s governor signed legislation banning the treatment. 

Why You Should Double-Check That S.T.I. Test – The New York Times 

Fake tests for sexually transmitted infections are readily available online — “for entertainment purposes only.” But what happens when they’re used deceptively? 

1 in 6 people globally face infertility at some point in life, WHO says – PBS NewsHour 

One in six people across the globe face infertility at some point in their lifetime, according to the first new estimates from the World Health Organization in a decade. 

Morning after pill brand speeds up retail access, doubles supply per pack – CNN  

Julie, a morning-after pill brand, is responding to high demand since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, by speeding up availability of this EC in retail stores and through a new two-count pack. 

My Girlfriend is Asexual and I’m Not. Here’s What That Means For Us – VICE  

VICE writer, Ben Veress, sat down with his girlfriend Erica and had a long talk about what asexuality means to her and how they navigate their relationship within the context of asexuality. 

Record number of anti-LGBTQ bills have been introduced this year – CNN 

At least 417 anti-LGBTQ bills have been introduced in state legislatures across the United States since the start of the year — a new record, according to American Civil Liberties Union data as of April 3. 

How Might Antidepressants Impact My Sexual Health? – GIDDY  

SSRIs may carry bothersome side effects for men, including dysfunction in the bedroom. 

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