Talking to Girls and Young Women about S-E-X

A group of young girls talking

“[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.”

Five Things You Should Know about Herpes

Five things to know about herpes

ASHA answers many questions from the public about STIs, including about genital herpes. Here we offer five things to know about how to manage this common infection.

Talking Birds & Bees in the 21st Century

J. Dennis Fortenberry

Approximately half of the 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the U.S. each year occur in teens and young adults ages 15-24. Dig a little deeper and you’ll see that about a fourth of adolescent females are infected with at least one of the more common STIs (human papillomavirus, chlamydia, herpes, […]

Join us for a discussion of Dr. Tang’s new book, It’s Not Hysteria Everything You Need to Know About Your Reproductive Health (but Were Never Told), and ask Dr. Tang your questions about reproductive health!