Sexuality is a normal, healthy, and positive aspect of human life. The American Sexual Health Association (a.k.a. ASHA) believes that everyone has the right to information and services that will help them be sexually healthy. We aim to provide resources and information that is reliable, science-based, and stigma-free.
HPV (a.k.a. human papillomavirus) is the name of a group of viruses that infect the skin. There are over 100 different types of HPV, and some of those types are sexually transmitted. In women, HPV can lead to cervical cancer (and other types of cancer as well), but what about in men? Think you know about HPV and men? Take the quiz and find out.
Following a decision from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released on January 3, 2023, pharmacies will be allowed to offer mifepristone—a drug used for medication abortions—for the first time. Learn more about medication abortion and how this change does—and doesn’t—improve abortion access.
If you’re a sexually active person— or even if you’re not right now—you probably have questions about your sexual health. How do you start that conversation with your healthcare provider? Two sexual health experts—Martha Kempner and Logan Levkoff—offer their advice.