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Smarter sexting: Thoughtful and respectful approaches to sexual messages

Learn the risks, etiquette, and damage-limitation strategies of sexting.
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What’s your STI-Q? Everything you want to know about STIs

Experts answers students’ questions about STIs.
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Ask the health educator: “How do I deal with the pressure to be sexually...

A health educator offers advice on what to do if you're feeling pressure to be sexually active.
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6 scenarios that prove consent doesn’t have to be complicated

These cartoon strips put consent in our everyday lives into perspective.
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Sexual health, culture, and relationships: Our experts answer your questions

Rate this article and enter to winYou asked us some important questions relating to sexual health, relationships, sexual assault, and communication, and we found the sexual literacy experts to answer them. What’s sexual literacy,...
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What enthusiastic consent actually looks like—and why you should hold out for it

Rate this article and enter to winWe all make requests every day—asking our friends to join us for lunch, asking classmates to borrow notes, asking our roommates not to leave their dirty socks on...
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Ask the health educator: Can ‘pulling out’ prevent pregnancy?

—Cris M.*, Georgia Gwinnett CollegeI get a lot of questions about the pullout method, also known as coitus interruptus or the withdrawal method. It’s the third most commonly used form of birth control among...
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Ask the health educator: Are there physical benefits to sex?

—Carson G., University of North Dakota(*Name changed)Yes!First, it is important to define sex. It can be with yourself (masturbation). With others, sex is a consensual act between those that are engaging in agreed-upon activities....

Vital vocab for hookups, relationships, & everything in between

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate or romantic encounter, talking or expressing desire creates some of the sexiest moments. If you can find someone who values pleasure, mutuality, and emotional connection...
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(Emotionally) safer sex

Sexual relationships involve emotional vulnerability. We asked more than 300 students how they feel about this and how they protect themselves from potential hurt.In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 7 in 10 students...