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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
While the gender of the person asking the second question is not clear, I'm going to answer these as if they are both about female-bodied people, since this type of concern is most often about pain during vaginal penetration...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Teens & STDs

MANY WERE SHOCKED WHEN THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL and Prevention (CDC) reported last year that one in four teenage girls had contracted a sexually transmitted disease (STD). But Milwaukee experts weren’t. Milwaukee has a long-standing problem not only with teen pregnancy, but with teen STDs as well. The city routinely rates in the top five or 10 cities for chlamydia, gonorrhea and teen pregnancy. Milwaukee County accounts for 50% of all STDs in the state of Wisconsin, and the city of Milwaukee has the 10th highest rate of STD infection among the 63 cities studied by the CDC.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Since it may be difficult for adults to have an honest conversation about sex with their teenage sons or daughters, many teen peer educators are filling the void. Two of these knowledgeable teens—Renesha Carter and Joline Reyes—