Sexual health

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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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National Condom Month

National Condom Month

February 1, 2017

ASHA recognizes each February as National Condom Month. Follow us all month long at #CondomMonth and take advantage of everything we offer: How to Use a Condom Talking to a Partner about Condoms and Safer Sex Get the Right Size Condom! Condomology: a collection of fact-based information (including fact sheets and videos) in simple, easy-to-understand […]

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Find My Spark

Find My Spark

November 11, 2016

We are excited to announce the launch of Find My Spark, an educational campaign that provides information about female sexual difficulties (FSD), defined as persistent problems with sexual arousal, desire, orgasm, or pain that causes a woman distresses or strains her relationship with her partner. The objective is to encourage and empower women to take […]

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ASHA Ambassador of the Month: Lydia Bowers

ASHA Ambassador of the Month: Lydia Bowers

October 28, 2016

We are so pleased to announce that Lydia M. Bowers is our most recent ASHA Ambassador of the Month! Lydia became an Ambassador in the fall of 2016 and when asked what motivated her to join says “I think it is vitally important to get accurate information out into the world, and I was impressed […]

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Men’s Sexual Health

Men’s Sexual Health

September 28, 2016

There are many misconceptions around men, sex, sexuality, and just what men want from relationships. Guys are seen as always turned on, selfish in the bedroom, and not all that interested in their partner once the carnal tango ends. Is that fair? To find out we chatted with men’s sexual health expert Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, […]

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Spotlight on Women’s Health

Spotlight on Women’s Health

May 2, 2016

Each year in May we shine a spotlight on the unique health needs of girls and women. New policies and programs make quality healthcare accessible for millions and we want to make sure you take advantage of all that’s available. You deserve to be well cared for in mind and body! The resources on this […]

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