Like most topics about our bodies, discussions surrounding STIs have been significantly stigmatised. With increasing openness, when will we start discussing STIs without shame?
Hey readers, Freshers is over. Whether you went out every night or didn’t go out at all, I hope you had a wonderful time. I was a little bit stuck this time around on what […]
Figures have shown that generations which grew up in ‘the age of the internet’ have staggeringly higher rates of STIs and STDs than older generations: between 2013 and 2017, there were 209,808 diagnoses among 15-24 […]
5th October 2018 marks the one-year anniversary since the first allegations of sexual misconduct by former American film producer Harvey Weinstein were published in the New York Times. The accusations thrust Hollywood into turmoil. In the […]
As a woman using the contraceptive pill for almost four years, I have experienced every side effect under the sun from bigger boobs and mood swings to crippling migraines and depressive episodes. I’m not the […]
For many students, the end of September means just one thing: Freshers’ Week. Like Gatsby, students are lost in the euphoria of alcohol and independence, and sexual promiscuity has transitioned from frowned upon to normalised. […]
Hundreds of students have tested for chlamydia as part of the ‘Pee for Victory’ campaign. The campaign found that 72 per cent of Freshers have never been tested for STI’s. Students who signed up received […]
The University’s sexual health support has been ranked 20th in the country, according to research released this week. The report, carried out by the online medical service Dr. Ed, puts Leeds near the bottom of […]