Americans aged 20-24 make up the largest number of sexually transmitted disease diagnoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, young adults and adolescents in Louisiana lead the nation in syphilis rates, with HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhea falling closely behind.
What is virginity, and how much influence does it have on a person’s life?
Most people focus on labeling video games from the outside as either sexist or not sexist, but I look deeper at how developers and writers use sex as story elements, character design and as gameplay mechanic.
Despite recent advances in rights of LGBT persons such as the milestone Obergefell v. Hodges decision in 2015 that ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry, there are still many roadblocks in the way of equality.
In the first quarter of 2018, there seems to be a lot of Triple A releases for video games. Recently, I got to try four of the games that went into open beta: "Monster Hunter World," "Dragon Ball FighterZ," "Dissidia Final Fantasy NT" and "Metal Gear Survive."
All my life, I’ve been classified as a shy, timid person and I’ve been okay with that title because I’ve always believed it was true.
What is it about sex that makes people cover their ears and run for the hills when simple words such as condoms or birth control are mentioned?
While 38 percent of the U.S. population are able to donate blood, only about 10 percent choose to do so. Yet there is one group that is still unable to donate blood on a regular basis: males who have sex with males, also known as MSM.
Today, us individuals are made to feel that we don’t have any power unless we participate in the system which is the mechanism for our oppression.
A year ago, I finally decided to speak out against my traditional upbringing and had the confidence to come out as bisexual. What I was not prepared for was the teeter-totter I would be kept in from both the straight and LGBT communities.