Category: Sexual Health

HIV Criminalization in America

HIV Criminalization in America

Robert Suttle was planning to join the military 12 years ago when routine medical tests, revealed he was HIV positive. It was 2003 and he was 24  years old. He says he was overwhelmed by the brutal news. "It was a dark time in my life."  Fast forward to 2008, managing his condition for five years. Robert's life ...

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New Approach to Male Birth Control

New Approach to Male Birth Control

There is a new approach to birth control for men. A new gel-based vasectomy has proven effective in a group of monkeys, raising hopes it could one day provide a permanent but easily reversible male contraceptive option in humans. Vasalgel works by plugging the vas deferens, the two tiny tubes that convey sperm into ...

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45% of U.S. Men Infected

45% of U.S. Men Infected

Many American men are infected with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but unlike women, men are more likely to stay infected throughout their lives, a new study finds. About 45 percent of U.S. men are infected with the sexually transmitted disease, as are 45 percent of women. Among women, the ...

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Trauma to Triumph!

Trauma to Triumph!

Lawayne Orlando Childrey has been there and done that when it comes to life experiences! An award winning journalist, born to a teen mother from a modest background is still defying the odds as he shares his personal story of trauma, grace, and resilience! The Alabama native, now residing in Nashville has ...

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‘Really, Really Messed Up My Life’

‘Really, Really Messed Up My Life’

Obsession with sex and pornography is a real issue for many Black boys and men. From former NBA star, LaMar Odom who nearly lost his life at a Nevada brothel or Hip-Hop icon, LL Cool J, to gospel singer Kirk Franklin and actor Terry Crews all publicly acknowledged a problem with porn. Many of these men, ...

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Transgender Health Rights

Transgender Health Rights

Transgender inmates in Georgia will be eligible to receive hormone therapy treatments while in prison, Georgia corrections officials said recently as they contend with a lawsuit filed by a transgender prisoner denied hormones. In light of the recent Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer, transgender identity rights ...

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