Kirsty Spraggon on Living with Herpes – Happy Hump Day Podcasts


I am pleased as punch to bring you today’s special guest, Kirsty Spraggon from! Kirsty graciously offered to be interviewed for a podcast, after having recently ‘come out’ publicly about living with herpes to her viewers, all of YouTube, and a rapt TEDx audience. Kirsty is both eloquent and inspirational, and I think you will […]

STDs: The Gift that Keeps on Giving? Shared Inspiration

Shared Inspiration - STDs

They say, ‘when life gives you lemons, make lemon-aid,’ and in the land of all things STD – here at The STD Project – we like to make everyday sayings like that work for us. So, along the same vein, we believe a positive, inspirational message is a great way to make lemon-aid (or if […]

I Have HSV2! *does golf clap*


Stop the presses, people; I have herpes – genital herpes – and more specifically, I have the herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2)! Enthusiasm and exclamation marks intended. No, but, really, I’ve actually known I’ve had herpes for years and years (14, as of the date of this post)…. So, why this post in the […]

What Stigma & Living with an STD Took From Me


Full disclosure: The title of this post should probably read, ‘What I allowed stigma to take from me while living with an STD,’ but something about that seems a bit less poignant. So, humor me, for a moment, as I embrace the mellow-dramatic today. Anyhow. I was sitting on the couch a couple of weeks ago […]

Why Talking About STDs is Healing – Happy Hump Day Podcasts

About STDs

Hiya, folks! We’ve got an interesting podcast in store for you today – I think it’s bound to inspire, and it further outlines the foundation of The STD Project and why we talk about STDs all of the time – out loud! See what you think… What to Expect When You’re Expecting…a Podcast In an […]

The STD Project Has a Post Featured on BlogHer

The STD Project

An incredible complement and a wonderful opportunity to reach additional readers who are living with an STD, the BlogHer Publishing Network chose our post as a feature today! Aside from being honored and ecstatic simultaneously, we’re even further encouraged to continue our work. This is just the beginning of a very progressive movement, folks. BlogHer […]

What It’s Like to Date Someone with an STD – Happy Hump Day Podcasts

Dating with an STD

We have a treat for our listeners today as I interview my boyfriend, P. Nickle and he shares his perspective about living with and loving someone who runs an STD/STI website, but more importantly, who is living with a sexually transmitted disease/infection. You may have noticed some of his recent articles about how he felt […]