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  • Waukesha (WI) girl dies hours after getting HPV vaccine

    08/09/2014 6:34:57 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 129 replies
    WISN.COM ^ | 08 AUGUST 2014 | WISN.COM
    WAUKESHA, Wis. —As parents get their children ready to go back to school, getting them vaccinated is probably on the list. A popular shot for young girls is the HPV vaccine, but a Waukesha mother said her daughter died hours after getting the shot.
  • Universities to host ‘National Gay Blood Drive’ (Free at Last- Free at Last)

    07/14/2014 8:13:08 AM PDT · by equalator · 49 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 7-11-2014 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    Universities across the country are hosting a National Gay Blood Drive today to encourage the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to change its current policies which prevent gay men from donating blood.Activists have pushed for gay men to be able to donate blood for the past several years. In 2010, a government health committee heard testimonies and reviewed the policy, but ultimately recommended keeping the ban and researching alternative policies. Those at the blood drive today will be given the opportunity to sign a petition against the FDA’s policy which will be sent to the White House.
  • Universities to host ‘National Gay Blood Drive’

    07/11/2014 9:48:10 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 46 replies
    The Campus Caller ^ | 7-11-14 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    •Men who have sex with other men have been banned from donating blood by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 1977. •According to the CDC, gay and bisexual men accounted for 63 percent of new HIV infections in 2010. Universities across the country are hosting a National Gay Blood Drive today to encourage the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to change its current policies which prevent gay men from donating blood. According to the FDA’s website, men who have sex with other men (MSM) have an increased risk for HIV, hepatitis B and other types of infections that can...
  • Prostate cancer ‘could be a sexually transmitted disease’, scientists say

    05/20/2014 8:13:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 21 May 2014
    Prostate cancer could be a sexually transmitted disease caused by a common infection passed on during intercourse, scientists are claiming. Research by the University of California found a sex infection called trichomoniasis supported cancer growth when a team of scientists tested human prostate cells in a laboratory. Trichomoniasis is the most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection and is understood to have infected an estimated 275 million people around the world. …
  • Syphilis cases on the rise in US men

    05/08/2014 12:57:01 PM PDT · by docbnj · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8 May 2014 | Rachael Rettner
    Although syphilis was nearly eliminated from the U.S. about a decade ago, the sexually transmitted disease has resurged in recent years, mainly due to a rise in cases among gay and bisexual men, according to a new report.
  • Homosexual group gives Italian high school students ‘gay porn’ pamphlet at anti-bullying rally

    04/30/2014 8:56:44 PM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 04/30/2014 | Hilary White
    A pamphlet, intended for use in schools, has been called homosexual pornography and indoctrination by some concerned parents in the region of Reggio Emilia. Earlier this month, the national homosexual lobby group Arcigay distributed a leaflet at the Istituto Superiore Cattaneo-Dall'Aglio, a high school in Castelnuovo Monti, that included highly explicit language giving information on the best method for homosexuals to “have sex without risk.” The leaflet was aimed at “children up to 15 years” and includes instructions on oral and anal sex and the advice to “get a gay doctor, and be vaccinated against Hepatitis B.” It also details...
  • Woman Says Letter Warned Magic Johnson Told He Had Aids Virus Two Months Before Doctor Knew

    04/29/2014 6:43:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ^ | November 1992 | Frank Deford
    Last year, Magic Johnson found out that he had the virus that causes AIDS in his body... ...hounded by a new wave of rumors that he must be bisexual, fearing the rejection of NBA players and aware that a $2 million lawsuit from a onetime lover that accuses him of giving her HIV was sure to burst public, Johnson last week rescinded his decision to return to the Los Angeles Lakers.... Of all the turmoil that drove Johnson back out of basketball, it is the grievous lawsuit in Michigan filed by a woman called only Jane Doe that threatens most...
  • STD"s Skyrocketing! Who's to Blame? Homophobes

    01/10/2014 5:15:35 AM PST · by GonzoII · 41 replies
    Creativeminority Report.com ^ | 1/10/2014 | Matthew Archbold
    STD"s Skyrocketing! Who's to Blame? Homophobes Bloomberg has this absolutely amazing lede about the rise in STD's. I mean this is one of those that you just have to shake your head at. Not because their slant is atypical. It's just that normally they at least try to hide it...a little. Gonorrhea and syphilis are on the rise in the U.S., mostly in men who have sex with men, a trend the government said is linked to inadequate testing among people stymied by homophobia and limited access to health care. Wow. STD's are on the rise not due to homosexual...
  • The escorts who want to rebrand male prostitution as a business

    01/05/2014 2:22:45 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 30 replies
    bbc.co.uk ^ | January 4, 2014 | Mobeen Azhar
    "The aim is to be the best escort in the world." Josh Brandon's conviction is punctuated by a strong Welsh valleys accent. The twentysomething moved to London four years ago with dreams of modelling and celebrity. But soon after his arrival he began working as an escort. Now he has a price list which includes hourly rates and a discount for block booking. He issues loyalty cards so customers who pay for nine "appointments" get their tenth free. .... "When I won Male Sex Worker of the Year, I texted my dad," says Brandon. "He said: 'I'm proud of you...
  • Gay men push to end 30-year blood donation ban

    12/02/2013 7:39:21 AM PST · by Gritty · 81 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 1, 2013 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    A push by activists to ease the 30-year-old blanket ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men faces a key test this week as a federal panel hears results of the latest research. The findings will be released amid growing pressure from politicians and advocates, including college students, to change the policy. Critics say the ban is a hangover from the early, fear-filled days of AIDS, stigmatizing gay men and ignoring advances in treatment and detection in the decades since...
  • AIDS proves stubborn in Europe as new HIV infections rise

    11/27/2013 6:08:28 AM PST · by massmike · 20 replies
    http://ca.news.yahoo.com/ ^ | 11/27/2013 | Kate Kelland
    Some 131,000 people were newly infected with HIV in Europe and nearby countries in 2012, an 8 percent rise from a year earlier and a worrying reversal of a recent downward trend in AIDS cases in the West. Michel Kazatchkine, the United Nation's HIV/AIDS Special Envoy in Eastern Europe, told Reuters in an interview this month that HIV epidemics are becoming more concentrated in marginalized groups such as sex workers, drug users and gay men, and could defy global attempts to combat AIDS if no progress is made in turning them around.
  • Regime Sells Obamacare to Millennials with Promise of Sex Without Consequences

    11/13/2013 11:50:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 13, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Here we are on hump day, middle of the week. For those of you newly rendered part-time workers via Obama's health care plan, it used to be hump day, but now you don't even have a hump day. You're just screwed, and some of you may enjoy it. Have you seen these new Obama ads, speaking of being screwed? Have you seen the new Obamacare ads? They're promoting promiscuity. They're promoting it. They're targeting Millennials. Greetings, folks, great to have you here on the Rush Limbaugh program. The telephone number, 800-282-2882, and the e-mail address, ElRushbo@eibnet.com. Let...
  • Dear Abby Defends Mom Buying Condoms for Her Teen Daughter and Her Friends

    10/17/2013 9:55:13 AM PDT · by Morgana · 49 replies
    Life news ^ | Lauren Enriquez
    A Dear Abby column this week featured a concerned mom who had learned that the condoms she was buying for her 17-year-old daughter were being given to her daughter’s friends. The mom, who was proud that her daughter felt comfortable enough to confide in her, was concerned about the price of supplying multiple sexually-active teenagers with condoms, but alas, she considered that perhaps this expense was worthwhile “if I can help to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.” The question, from “Safe Sex Advocate in Iliinois,” went like this: DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old daughter confided that she has become sexually involved with...
  • No-Frill Thrills: The Rise of Minimalist Sex Apps (Pomosexuals)

    08/20/2013 3:20:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 8/19/2013 | Kevin Roose
    In January of last year, Roman Sidorenko and Alexander Kukhtenko had an idea to break their sexual dry spells the way they solved many of their other problems: with an app. "We wanted an easy way to find sex, basically," says Sidorenko. But the two friends (who describe themselves as "pomosexuals") were too impatient to use the available dating apps on the market, all of which required them to spend hours flirting with potential flings via chat or text message before getting a date and, possibly, sealing the deal. They knew there were horny people around them looking for sex...
  • 'National Gay Blood Drive' Protests FDA Ban on Gay Donors

    07/15/2013 2:41:42 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 42 replies
    After Marshall Duer-Balkind, 30, exited a blood donation center on Friday morning, he held up a long green form as evidence that he had been rejected as a blood donor. On the form Duer-Balkind pointed out that section that disqualified him from being a blood donor because of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy that bans men who have sex with men from giving blood. After Duer-Balkind showed the form to two volunteers from the National Gay Blood Drive demonstration, the volunteers pulled out a red ink pad and stamped “Rejected” on his forearm. The stamp was proof that...
  • Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too

    07/13/2013 8:24:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 66 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 12, 2013 | Kate Taylor
    At 11 on a weeknight earlier this year, her work finished, a slim, pretty junior at the University of Pennsylvania did what she often does when she has a little free time. She texted her regular hookup — the guy she is sleeping with but not dating. What was he up to? He texted back: Come over. So she did. They watched a little TV, had sex and went to sleep. Their relationship, she noted, is not about the meeting of two souls. “We don’t really like each other in person, sober,” she said, adding that “we literally can’t sit...
  • For Gay Men, a Fear That Feels Familiar (meningitis the new AIDS)

    05/19/2013 12:00:54 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 131 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 17, 2013 | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS
    ... A new, casually transmittable infection — a unique strain of bacterial meningitis — has cast a pall over the gay night life and dating scene, with men wondering whether this is AIDS, circa 1981, all over again. Seven men have died in New York City, about a third of diagnosed cases, since 2010. And in the last few months, the contagion seemed to be accelerating. It has targeted gay and bisexual men, and nobody knows exactly why. The city’s best hope to curb the outbreak is to vaccinate as many at-risk men as possible, focusing on those most in...
  • Pastor Blasts California's Condom Access Project Aimed at Kids

    05/05/2013 10:22:48 AM PDT · by daniel1212
    The Christian Post ^ | May 03, 2013 | Melissa Barnhart
    Outspoken San Diego Pastor Chris Clark of the East Clairemont Southern Baptist Church of San Diego, Calif., isn't shy about defending citizens' rights when it comes to government encroachment, especially when it pertains to parental rights. Speaking out against the California Family Health Council mailing condoms to more youths, Clark told The Christian Post, "This is one more example of the government's intrusion on parental rights and responsibilities with their kids. … And it goes against what Scripture teaches." The California Family Health Council, a statewide organization that "champions and promotes access to quality sexual and reproductive health care for...
  • Judge orders morning-after pill available without prescription (To females of ANY age!)

    04/05/2013 9:22:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | April 5, 2013 | Elizabeth Landau
    A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, has ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make the morning-after birth control pill available to people of any age without a prescription. The order overturned a 2011 decision by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to require a prescription for girls under 17. The FDA said it couldn't comment because it is an ongoing legal mater. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended last year that oral contraceptives be sold over the counter in an effort to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies in the United States. Opponents of...
  • Hooking Kids on Sex Video Exposes Planned Parenthood Agenda

    04/01/2013 3:43:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | Rita Diller
    You will be shocked when you view American Life League’s latest video report. Directed toward adults only, the report Hooking Kids on Sex contains jolting, unedited pictures from Planned Parenthood’s community efforts to indoctrinate children and teens into a sick culture of sex. This report is not for the faint of heart. It is, however, a long-overdue wake up call. It provides the ammunition that concerned citizens need to get Planned Parenthood out of local schools and community organizations, and is an indispensable aid in defunding the predatory organization. The report drives home the fact that the abortion giant is...
  • CDC: 110,197,000 Venereal Infections in U.S. [title shortened to fit]

    03/27/2013 6:16:55 PM PDT · by thecodont · 45 replies
    CNS News via The Drudge Report / drudgereport.com ^ | March 27, 2013 | By Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - According to new data released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 19.7 million new venereal infections in the United States in 2008, bringing the total number of existing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the U.S. at that time to 110,197,000. The 19.7 million new STIs in 2008 vastly outpaced the new jobs and college graduates created in the United States that year or any other year on record, according to government data. The competition was not close. The STI study referenced by the CDC estimated that 50 percent of the new infections in...
  • CDC: 110,197,000 Venereal Infections in U.S.; Nation Creating New STIs Faster

    03/27/2013 12:37:35 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 60 replies
    According to new data released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 19.7 million new venereal infections in the United States in 2008, bringing the total number of existing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the U.S. at that time to 110,197,000.
  • Some Seniors display the class and morals of 1960s hippies

    03/06/2013 9:07:42 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 51 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/6/13 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Disgusting debasement of America’s moral and Christian standards is reaching an all-time high as reports surface that senior citizens are increasingly falling victim to various sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), especially Herpes, sex warts virus, Chlamydia, Syphilis and Gonorrhea. The idiot left wingers of the 60′s Baby Boomer generation, now reaching what once was called the Golden Years, are making America and themselves laughing stocks with foolish, unseemly conduct bordering on sexual perversion. By signing onto online, seniors “meet and greet sites,” our drugged, defiled, and debased seniors find themselves dealing with personal medical crises unheard of before the left foisted...
  • Reputed Gay Bathhouses Remain Open In NYC

    02/28/2013 2:04:00 PM PST · by AtlasStalled · 36 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 02/28/13 | Friends of Ours
    In the name of public health Nanny Bloomberg in New York City won't let his subjects gulp down a 16-ounce soda or light up a cigarette at a bar but as the HIV epidemic continues unabated it's apparently still okay to cruise for anonymous sex among the maze-like corriders of the East and West Side Clubs where gay men can rent claustrophobic cubicles for their presumed hookups. A new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concludes that "one in five gay men in the United States has HIV, and almost half of those who carry the...
  • 'Severe epidemic' of sexually-transmitted diseases is sweeping the nation, warns CDC Valentine's Day

    02/14/2013 8:52:17 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2278457/CDC-warns-Valentines-Day-eve-severe-epidemic-sexuall | Daily Mail Reporter
    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control released data Wednesday revealing that 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are diagnosed each year nationwide, costing some $16 billion in taxpayer funds. Half of the 20 million new infections affect people ages 15 to 24 - who only make up a quarter of the population,l according to the statistics. Human papillomavirus (HPV) tops the list as the most common infection followed by chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, hepatitis B, HIV and trichomoniasis.
  • Swinging Happens

    12/13/2012 3:08:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 57 replies
    youbeaty ^ | 12.13.2012 | By Temma Ehrenfeld
    Brian and his wife, both in their early forties, like to meet new couples privately over dinner and drinks to talk and gauge mutual interest in trading partners for sex. He’s been swinging for ten years. “I’m very happily married,” he says. So why the interest in this activity? Married swingers aren’t looking for affairs or romantic ties outside their home; they want sex with different partners—and the endorsement of their significant other. Consensual, recreational sex within the confines of matrimony. The allure of swinging isn’t so much sex with someone new but that “vibe in the air which adds...
  • Gonorrhea Evades Antibiotics, Leaving Only One Drug To Treat Disease

    08/14/2012 12:22:17 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 43 replies
    All Things Considered - NPR ^ | August 9, 2012 | Rob Stein
    Pictures, If You Can Stand It. Health officials say they're worried that one day there will be no more antibiotics left to treat gonorrhea. There's some disturbing news out today about a disease we don't hear about much these days: gonorrhea. Federal health officials announced that the sexually transmitted infection is getting dangerously close to being untreatable. As a result, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines for how doctors should treat gonorrhea. The guidelines are designed to keep one of the remaining effective antibiotics useful for as long as possible by restricting the use of...
  • NYC schools give out morning-after pills to students — without telling parents

    09/23/2012 7:22:49 AM PDT · by delcopatriot · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 24, 2012 | SUSAN EDELMAN and CYNTHIA R. FAGEN
    EXCLUSIVE The Department of Education is giving morning-after pills and other birth-control drugs to students at 13 high schools, The Post has learned. School nurse offices stocked with the contraceptives can dispense “Plan B” emergency contraception and other oral or injectable birth control to girls without telling their parents — unless parents opt out after getting a school informational letter about the new program. CATCH — Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health — is part of a citywide attack against the epidemic of teen pregnancy, which spurs many girls — most of them poor — to drop out of school. Helayne...
  • STD home tests avoid embarrassment

    04/28/2012 8:52:59 AM PDT · by thecodont · 23 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com ^ | Saturday, April 28, 2012 | Erin Allday
    Young women in four Bay Area counties can now test themselves at home for sexually transmitted infections, and then get the results and any needed prescriptions without ever visiting a doctor's office or clinic. The home tests are part of a pilot project designed to give women who have had unprotected sex, or are just curious about their health status, a convenient, cost-effective and potentially less embarrassing way to get screened for STDs, public health officials said. The women will be able to test themselves for chlamydia, gonorrhea and trichomoniasis, which are among the most common STDs. Those infections often...
  • MLB’s new collective bargaining agreement to add ‘sexual orientation’ to discrimination clause

    11/26/2011 10:27:33 AM PST · by Salman · 21 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Updated: Wednesday, November 23 2011 | Andy Martino
    ... The new CBA, released Tuesday, added the words “sexual orientation” to its section on discrimination. This development was first reported by the Daily News, and later confirmed by a news release, issued jointly by MLB and the Players’ Association, that read, “Non-discrimination based on sexual orientation were added to Article XV.” Article XV, Section A of MLB’s expiring Basic Agreement, in effect from 2006-2011, states: “The provisions of this Agreement shall be applied to all Players covered by this Agreement without regard to race, color, religion or national origin.” In the new agreement, the words “sexual orientation” were added...
  • Historic Comic Cover of the Day (Barf Alert)

    11/25/2011 1:36:03 PM PST · by massmike · 19 replies
    http://thedailywh.at ^ | 11/25/2011 | n/a
    After introducing its first openly gay character in September 2010, Archie Comics continues to lead the pack with the mainstream comic book world’s first same-sex marriage. Kevin Keller will marry his military sweetheart, Clay, in an upcoming issue of Life with Archie. The character is also set to star in a pioneering solo title starting this February. An interracial same-sex marriage between two soldiers in an Archie comic? The times are no longer a-changin’, they are a-changed.
  • George Michael's condition worsened overnight say doctors

    11/25/2011 11:54:45 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 63 replies
    viennatimes.at ^ | November 25, 2011 | Vienna Times
    The hospital refused to say why the star was moved but it is believed it was decided that the singer's condition was so acute that it would be better if he was moved to the AKH - the biggest in Europe and where many of the continent's top medical experts are based because of the advanced facilities it offers for research as well as treatment. The hospital has two skyscrapers, identified for navigating around the huge complex as the red tower and the green tower. He is currently in intensive care on the 13th floor of the red tower as...
  • Syphilis rates soar 134% among homosexual black men, fall among general population

    11/22/2011 2:21:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies · 1+ views
    WASHINGTON, DC, November 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The U.S. Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) most recent data on the spread of sexually transmitted diseases reveals that among homosexual black men the syphilis rates rose a staggering 134% between 2009 and 2010. During the same time frame, syphilis rates among the general population fell by 1.6%. CDC data “show a significant increase in syphilis among young black men who have sex with men (MSM), suggesting that new infections among MSM are driving the increase in young black men,” the CDC report stated. “The finding is particularly concerning as there has also...
  • Occupy Wall Street Protesters Seek STD Testing

    11/01/2011 9:20:39 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Occupy Wall Street protesters are flocking to nearby health clinics for testing for sexually-transmitted diseases, including HIV, after getting their freak on in 1960s-style hookups with crusty strangers, sources said. "Last week was free love," a medical professional at a nearby clinic said, referring to the number of people who organizers referred for STD testing. A volunteer at Zuccotti Park admitted concern among protesters about STDs. "We give directions to clinics if people ask for information regarding STDs," the volunteer, who identified himself only as "Captain," said, adding that pregnancy tests are also a hot item.
  • A Bathhouse Setting Study HIV (25-33% of Gay and Bisexual Men in NYC estimated to be HIV Positive)

    10/13/2011 7:23:34 AM PDT · by Clintons Are White Trash · 53 replies
    NYU 2011 Research Report ^ | 10/13/2011 | Demetre Daskalakis, MD
    Page 19 - In a bathouse in New York City, Demetre Daskalakis, MD hopes to solve the mysteries of long-term resistance to HIV infection. In this unusual setting he established an HIV testing site in 2007.
  • 6 Brazen Advocates of Slut Culture on the Pseudo-Feminist Left

    10/24/2010 1:40:30 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 65 replies · 1+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | October 24, 2010 | Cassy Fiano
    Sluthood wasn't always considered a virtue. Most normal, rational people look at sleeping around as something sad and wrong. It's not healthy, physically or mentally, it can be damaging to a young girl's reputation, and it can also be incredibly dangerous. Women that sleep around oftentimes end up feeling used and regret their choices when they get older and decide to settle down. Other women end up contracting STDs, which may or may not be treatable. For these reasons and more, being a slut is understandably looked down upon -- it can be genuinely harmful. Today's pseudo-feminists, however, have...
  • Sexual economics: Women more sexually promiscuous as "price of sex" declines

    10/06/2011 9:34:25 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 100 replies
    ABC Action News ^ | 10/6/11 | Kristal Roberts
    There was a time when having sex with a woman meant a wedding ring, a court ship or at the very least, dinner. But social psychologists say those days are quickly coming to an end as women become more promiscuous, Yahoo Shine reports. -snip- Other things that are said to have contributed to these changes include gender equality, birth control and internet porn.
  • Gays with a "main partner" have concurrent casual sexual relationships

    09/14/2011 7:45:37 PM PDT · by massmike · 29 replies
    mygenes.co.nz ^ | 09/14/2011 | N.E.Whitehead
    An interesting recent paper confirms that most gay men with one main partner for a given year also have concurrent casual sexual relationships. The paper presents good data on the number of gay partnerships per year, confirming previous findings by others, but what is new are data about gay relationships per year when there is also a main partner. Contrary to the stereotype, the typical number of sexual partners per year per person in the SSA community is not hundreds but about three. If there was no main partner the figure was five. The result for bisexuals was 2.5 partners....
  • California mulls giving 12-year-olds STD vaccine Gardasil without parental consent

    08/12/2011 2:02:56 PM PDT · by NYer · 62 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 12, 2011 | KATHLEEN GILBERT
    WASHINGTON, August 12, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The California legislature is now pushing through a bill to remove parental notification for children as young as 12 to receive the dangerous STD vaccine Gardasil. The American Life League reports that each treatment of the HPV vaccine Gardasil, has an average cost of over $360, a sum that would be footed by taxpayers. Gardasil, the most popular HPV vaccine, has been found to cause dangerous side effects and as many as twelve deaths in the United States alone. The state had attempted but failed in 2007 to mandate HPV vaccinations for all girls...
  • Gov't advisers: No copays for contraceptives

    07/19/2011 3:09:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies · 1+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 7/19/11
    WASHINGTON – Millions of women stand to gain free access to a broad menu of birth control methods, thanks to a recommendation issued Tuesday by health experts advising the government. An Institute of Medicine panel recommended that the government require health insurance companies to cover birth control for women as preventive care, without copayments. Contraception — along with such care as diabetes tests during pregnancy and screening for the virus that causes cervical cancer — was one of eight recommended preventive services for women. "Unintended pregnancies carry health consequences for the mother — psychological, emotional and physical — and also...
  • Governor Brown Signs Legislation - SB 48 - homosexual-bisexual-transsexual "role models"

    07/14/2011 12:17:37 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 103 replies · 1+ views
    Perverts ^ | 14 July 2011 | Governor Jerry Brown; Senator Mark Leno
    7-14-2011 SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced today that he has signed the following bill: • SB 48 by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) – Pupil instruction: prohibition of discriminatory content.
  • Sex Is Cheap

    03/01/2011 4:34:44 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 154 replies · 1+ views
    Slate ^ | Feb. 25, 2011 | Mark Regnerus
    We keep hearing that young men are failing to adapt to contemporary life. Their financial prospects are impaired—earnings for 25- to 34-year-old men have fallen by 20 percent since 1971. Their college enrollment numbers trail women's: Only 43 percent of American undergraduates today are men. Last year, women made up the majority of the work force for the first time. And yet there is one area in which men are very much in charge: premarital heterosexual relationships. [snip] What many young men wish for—access to sex without too many complications or commitments—carries the day. If women were more fully in...
  • Oral sex is leading cause of increasing U.S. cancer rates, compared to tobacco use in other nations

    02/23/2011 8:07:26 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 63 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 2/22/2011 | Lindsay Goldwert
    Oral sex could be hazardous to your health. So say researchers who note that oral cancer stemming from the human papilloma virus is more common in the U.S. than oral cancer caused by abusing tobacco. Researchers found a 225% increase in oral cancer cases in the U.S. from 1974 to 2007, mainly among white men, said Maura Gillison, a cancer researcher at Ohio State University. The more oral-sex partners a man had, the greater his cancer risk, Gillison told a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Tobacco use remains the leading cause of oral cancer in...
  • Morning after pill linked to increase in STIs, study shows (UK)

    01/31/2011 3:40:01 PM PST · by decimon · 9 replies
    University of Nottingham ^ | January 31, 2011 | Unknown
    Offering the morning after pill free over the counter has not reduced the number of teenage pregnancies and may be associated with a rise in sexually-transmitted diseases (STIs), according to a report by experts at The University of Nottingham. Professors David Paton and Sourafel Girma used local health authority data to study the impact that the introduction of Government-backed schemes to offer emergency birth control at pharmacies and without prescription have had on conception rates and the diagnosis of STIs among under-18s. Their findings show that, on average, areas operating a pharmacy emergency birth control (EBC) scheme saw an overall...
  • 'Abstinent' teens test positive for STDs

    01/04/2011 10:14:03 AM PST · by markomalley · 42 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/3/2011 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    More than 10 percent of teens who said they were abstinent also tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease, says a study in Pediatrics released Monday — a figure public health advocates say justifies screening all teens for such diseases. Study author Jessica McDermott Sales, a research assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University, said STD screenings should happen, regardless of what they say about their sexual histories. "These infections can have some pretty major consequences for young people … . It's worth the urine test," she said. The study was based on...
  • Spreadin' the glove: TSA infecting U.S.?

    11/23/2010 7:38:32 AM PST · by 444Flyer · 39 replies
    WND ^ | 11-22-10 | Bob Unruh
    Those latex gloves Transportation Security Administration agents wear while giving airline passengers those infamous full-body pat-downs apparently aren't there for the safety and security of passengers – only the TSA agents. That's the word being discussed on dozens of online forums and postings after it was noted that the agents wear the same gloves to pat down dozens, perhaps hundreds, of passengers, not changing them even though the Centers for Disease Control in its online writings has emphasized the important of clean hands to prevent the exchange of loathsome afflictions. "Herpes via latex glove ... ewwww," wrote one participant on...
  • Famous Abortion Doctor Warns Against the Use of Condoms

    11/04/2010 9:29:40 PM PDT · by 0beron · 9 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 11/04/2010 | Tancred
    Famous Abortion Doctor Warns Against the Use of Condoms Christian Fiala, one of the most famous abortion doctors in Austria: Condoms as a preventative aid is only partially effective -- protection only "from some" sexually transmitted diseases. Vienna [kath.net] Surprise, surprise! Of all things Christian Fiala, one of the most famous abortion doctors in Austria, had warned on Wednesday against the use of condoms and in another broadcast he allowed that condoms as a contraceptive method is only partly effective. "They tend to lead unnecessarily to undesired pregnancies and therefore to terminated pregnancies," said Fiala. Actually his Firm Gynmed has...
  • 6 Brazen Advocates of Slut Culture on the Pseudo-Feminist Left

    10/27/2010 5:59:30 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 39 replies
    Sluthood wasn’t always considered a virtue. Most normal, rational people look at sleeping around as something sad and wrong. It’s not healthy, physically or mentally, it can be damaging to a young girl’s reputation, and it can also be incredibly dangerous. Women that sleep around oftentimes end up feeling used and regret their choices when they get older and decide to settle down. Other women end up contracting STDs, which may or may not be treatable. For these reasons and more, being a slut is understandably looked down upon — it can be genuinely harmful. Today’s pseudo-feminists, however, have turned...
  • US Admits To Giving Guatemalans STDs

    10/01/2010 1:34:29 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 35 replies
    AP via The Pittsburgh Channel ^ | October 1, 2010 | LAURAN NEERGAARD
    WASHINGTON -- American scientists deliberately infected prisoners and patients in a mental hospital in Guatemala with syphilis 60 years ago, a recently unearthed experiment that prompted U.S. officials to apologize Friday and declare outrage over "such reprehensible research."
  • My Hate Speech Conviction

    09/08/2010 9:43:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 122 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 8, 2010 | Mike Adams
    Over the summer, I was convicted of anti-gay hate speech. The most incredible thing about it was that I never set foot in Canada. The conviction happened while I was in Colorado. But the offense took place almost 15 years ago. In the 1990s, a friend of mine announced that he was divorcing his wife because he had decided (after a couple of unhappy marriages) to pursue the gay lifestyle. My decision to support him was born out of ignorance. Not only was I harboring the illusion that there actually was such a thing as a gay gene. I was...