The STD Project Has a Post Featured on BlogHer

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 […]

External Outreach – Living with Herpes Posts on BlogHer and EmpowHer


Hi Folks! I’ve been spending some time on the BlogHer and EmpowHer networks the last couple of days writing versions of my story to share with others, and I wanted to make sure to link to them here as well, so you guys have an opportunity to read what I’ve written there too. Posts About […]

What Does Scabies Look Like – Pictures of STDs

Pictures of STDs

Pictures of STDs When looking for pictures of STDs on google or any other search engine, you’re bound to come across incredibly graphic, disgusting, and down right scary pictures of STDs. While these pictures are sometimes real depictions of specific STDs, they are often the very worst case scenarios and can be meant to scare […]

STD List – Different Types of Parasitic STDs

STD List

There are 3 different kinds of STDs: bacterial, viral, and parasitic. Parasitic STDs are caused by parasites passed from person-to-person and depending on the STD, can be transmitted during sexual activity; during non-sexual contact with another individual; from mother to infant during birth, or breastfeeding; and in some instances, from towels, or other objects that come […]

STD Briefs – Scabies Symptoms,Test, & Treatment

Scabies Symptoms

Scabies STD Brief These briefs are intended to give readers (specifically those readers who weren’t aware many of these STDs existed) an overview of each STD, their commonality, treatment options, and diagnostic tests available. This information is by no means all-encompassing and The STD Project encourages using these briefs as primers and then further delving into […]

Anger & The Person Who Gave Me Genital Herpes / Scabies


Am I angry at the person who gave me genital herpes? No. Here’s why: Truthfully, I don’t remember EVER feeling angry about contracting an STD or even believing it was someone else’s fault. Shocked, scared, appalled, embarrassed? Definitely! Anger? No. I put myself at risk – I didn’t use barriers consistently or correctly, I didn’t get tested […]

Share Your STD Story – STD Interviews

STD Interviews

As the first interview in The STD Project’s series of STD Interviews, I think it’s only appropriate I answer my own interview questions. Even though, as the Founder, I am choosing to answer publicly, it is The STD Project’s intention to allow anyone to participate in these interviews anonymously; your privacy and comfort are our […]