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What it W.A.S.: ASHA joins the World Association for Sexual Health

Nov 23, 2012 | Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)

ASHA is pleased to be the newest member of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), an international outfit that focuses on the promotion of sexual health across the lifespan.


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Sex and the (Elder) City

Jul 20, 2012 | General |STDs/STIs |Sexual Health | Comments (4)

Recently, 74-year-old icon Jane Fonda stirred up the imagination of her ardent admirers as she admitted in an interview that she ‘never had such a fulfilling sex life’ as she has now. Looking through the hourglass of time, this statement by the twice Academy award winning American actress challenges established myths and demolishes preconceived notions about indulgence in sex by seniors.


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Johnny Roberts and the Supremes

Jul 2, 2012 | Reproductive health |Women's Health |General | Comments (0)

ACA ruling sparks debate. Forgive me for not caring.


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Read ASHA’s HIV Testing Day press release.

Jun 26, 2012 | General |HIV | Comments (0)

The American Social Health Association (ASHA) joins other public health organizations in recognizing June 27th as National HIV Testing Day.


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Herpes Wisecracks Not So Clever

Jan 20, 2012 | General | Comments (1)

We received an email from someone in the Midwest who said a topic of discussion on a local FM talk station was the high prevalence of genital herpes in the area. We didn’t hear what transpired (nor have we seen a transcript) but apparently a caller posed the question as to whether other listeners have encountered such “dirty” people in their lives.

I sent an email to several folks at the station and, after acknowledging we’re working with second-hand information, gave some insight about the emotional wallop that usually accompanies a herpes diagnosis and even offered to appear on one of their programs to chat.


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