My response to ‘I’ve never had any STDs.’

STDs

The STD Project’s been up and running for a little over 7 months now. In that time, I’ve told more people I have an STD than probably anyone with an STD does in their entire lifetime. People don’t share that information for a number of reasons, including the immense stigma attached to anyone who has […]

How Do You Get An STI – STD?

STD STI

Because STIs/STDs (sexually transmitted infections or diseases) are infections that are commonly/have a high probability of being spread from person to person through unprotected intimate contact, this also means there is a chance an STI could be contracted through non-intimate contact as well. As a result, it’s important to clarify the many ways one can […]

Safer Sex Guide – How to Reduce Your Risk of STDs

Safer Sex

If you’re like me, you’d like to avoid additional STDs. If you’re not like me (I already have genital herpes, have had scabies and vaginitis – read about my story), you’d like to avoid STDs/STIs all together! If you’re not like either of those examples, maybe you’d like to prevent transmission of an infection or […]

Sexual Activities That Put You At Risk for STDs

Risk of STDs

Think you may have contracted or transmitted a sexually transmitted disease or infection? Worried about the ‘awesome’ weekend you just had and what you did over the course of too many beverages or while finally getting some alone time with the hottie you met in aisle 5 at the grocery store? Here are the things […]

STD List for Women – STDs Common in Women

STDs in Women

Below you’ll find an STD list of STDs commonly found in women and those less common in women based on percentage of cases each year, type of infection and location of infection, as well as how the infection is transmitted. You can also see the full STD List in alphabetical order with links to detailed symptoms, […]

STD List for Men – STDs Common in Men

STDs in Men

Below you’ll find an STD list of STDs commonly found in men and those less common in men based on percentage of cases each year, type of infection and location of infection, as well as how the infection is transmitted. You can also see the full STD List in alphabetical order with links to detailed symptoms, test, […]

STD vs STI – What’s the Difference?

What's the Difference Between STD and STI

Po-TAY-to, Po-TAH-to? EE-ther, EYE-ther? Wondering what the difference is between STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) and STIs (sexually transmitted infections)? The STD Project is here to give you the low-down! Phew! Thank goodness, cause this stuff is confusing! STI and STD are sometimes used interchangeably. More recently, the term STI has been used rather than STD […]