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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reintroduced in the U.S. Senate - Take Action Today by Contacting Your Senators Today!

Jan 25, 2013 | General | Comments (0)
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced bill S. 47, a strong, bipartisan bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Please contact your Senators by January 30 and ask them to co-sponsor bill S. 47.

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What's in a Name? Plenty!

Jan 24, 2013 | General | Comments (1)
I’m writing to share perhaps the biggest news in my tenure as president and CEO of the American Social Health Association (ASHA). As of January 2013, ASHA formally became the American Sexual Health Association.

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Wrapping It Up Still Feels Good – Why the Bad Rap?

Jan 23, 2013 | Condoms |Sex ed |STDs/STIs |General | Comments (0)

We’ve all heard it before – sex with condoms isn’t as good as sex without condoms.

However, a new study by ASHA board member Dr. Debby Herbenick and other researchers from Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion shows that condoms’ bad rap might be unwarranted.

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A “HONEY BOO BOO” STAR REVEALS HIS HIV DIAGNOSIS – Should you go to jail for not disclosing your HIV status?

Jan 18, 2013 | Relationships |HIV |LGBTQ |Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)

Last week, “Uncle Poodle” (Lee Thompson) from the TLC show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” revealed that he was diagnosed with HIV. By sharing his story, Lee hopes to use his reality TV fame to combat bullying in schools and to advocate safe sex. While it’s refreshing to see a star from a silly show about toddler beauty pageants focus on such a serious (and worthwhile) subject, perhaps one of the most interesting details about Thompson’s revelation is that he decided to press charges against his ex-boyfriend, who infected him.


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Cervical Health Awareness Month 2013

Dec 31, 2012 | General | Comments (0)

Cervical Health Awareness Month is observed in January of each year. Formerly known as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the name was updated a few years ago to recognize women diagnosed with non-cancerous cervical diseases that still require follow-up and, in some cases, treatment.


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