Author Archive for admin

rss feed

Men and Sexual Health: Resources & Rumblings

Men and Sexual Health: Resources & Rumblings

June 16, 2017

Snips, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails. That’s what little boys are made of! In this episode of ASHA’s Sex+Health podcast, we ruminate on men and sexual health. Tune in for insights from Dr. Abe Morgentaler and ASHA’s vice president for strategic partnerships Kay Phillips and also learn about the tools and resources we offer for […]

Continue Reading »

Abstinence-only Sex Ed 2.0?

Abstinence-only Sex Ed 2.0?

June 9, 2017

Long-time ASHA colleague Martha Kempner writes on rewire.com about recent key hires with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that may bolster the reemergence of abstinence-only sex education programs.

Continue Reading »

Talking to Girls and Young Women about S-E-X

Talking to Girls and Young Women about S-E-X

May 8, 2017

“[Girls] have told by society that sex is great but that’s not their experience. They don’t know how to talk about that disconnect, there’s a certain amount of shame that shuts down their voice….for me, sexual empowerment for girls is helping them to find a voice in their sexual relationships.” In a compelling TED Talk […]

Continue Reading »

The Politics of Pee

The Politics of Pee

March 2, 2017

Rolling Back Federal Protections for Transgender Students In late February the Trump administration revoked federal guidelines that require schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice rather than the one corresponding to the gender listed on their birth certificate. ASHA president and CEO Lynn B. Barclay points out that while laws […]

Continue Reading »

Experts Suggest Little to Worry about in Study Linking HSV2 and Autism

Experts Suggest Little to Worry about in Study Linking HSV2 and Autism

March 2, 2017

CNN and other outlets have run articles on a recently published paper linking high levels of antibody to herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2, the main cause of genital herpes) in pregnant women with an increased risk their baby will later be found to have autism. The authors of the paper believe the potential link […]

Continue Reading »

What’s in a Word?

What’s in a Word?

February 22, 2017

Cisgender? Transgender? Intersex? There’s much to talk about in sexual health and ASHA sorts out the terminology.

Continue Reading »

Beyond the Carnal Tango

Beyond the Carnal Tango

February 22, 2017

ASHA’s podcast features a conversation on men’s sexual health with ASHA board member Dr. Abe Morgentaler.

Continue Reading »

Advocate for Women’s Rights with ASHA

Advocate for Women’s Rights with ASHA

February 16, 2017

Get involved! Become an Ambassador and help us spread the word about positive, safe, and scientifically-based sexual health for women.

Continue Reading »

Back to Top

0