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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.

What's New

February is National Condom Month

ASHA recognizes each February as National Condom Month. Follow us all month long at #CondomMonth and take advantage of everything we offer.

Do you know how HPV affects men? Take the quiz and find out!

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.

FDA Allows Abortion Medication to be Dispensed at Pharmacies

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.

Talking about Trich

With roughly two million cases in the U.S., trichomoniasis (also known as“trich”) may be the most common STI you’ve never heard of.  Learn more about this common STI in our four-part expert series.

Need help talking to your provider about sexual health?

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.

Learn the Basics

What is Sexual Health?

It's more than STDs. It's about enjoying and embracing our sexuality.

Your Body

Learn more about sexual and reproductive anatomy, including how to recognize problems.

All About STIs

About 1 in 2 sexually active people will have a sexually transmitted infection at some point.

Talking to Your Kids about Sex

You are your child’s most important teacher. Be an askable parent.

Be a Positive Voice on Social Media

If you're passionate about sexual health and looking for engaging, sex-positive content to share, ASHA has resources for you—whether you're an individual looking to use your social platforms to educate and advocate or an organization or healthcare agency needing fresh content for your social channels.

Educating Patients Leads to Better Health Outcomes

ASHA offers FREE digital patient educational materials for clinics and provider offices with our entire product line in English and Spanish. You can provide materials to patients in either digital or print format. Check out our resources and subscribe to our provider newsletter.