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IUDs and Implants: Why long-acting birth control might be your best bet

Implants and IUDs are two methods of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) that are increasingly popular among college students. Find out if this type of birth control is the right choice for you.
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What’s your STI-Q? Everything you want to know about STIs

Experts answers students’ questions about STIs.
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Ask the health educator: “How do I deal with the pressure to be sexually...

A health educator offers advice on what to do if you're feeling pressure to be sexually active.
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6 scenarios that prove consent doesn’t have to be complicated

These cartoon strips put consent in our everyday lives into perspective.
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My gender identity story and thoughts on being a better trans ally

A transgender person shares their story about why gender isn’t binary (e.g., boy/girl), and how you can be a supportive ally.
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What is alcohol myopia? And what does it mean for sexual consent?

Understanding the connection between alcohol and sexual assault can help us foster stronger, more respectful communities.
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The pros and cons of these 7 common contraceptives

Students share what they like (and don't) about these common contraceptives.
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How you can help prevent sexual assault of people with disabilities

Studies of sexual assault consistently show a higher rate of victimization of people with disabilities compared to nondisabled people. The good news? You can get involved.
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Sexual health, culture, and relationships: Our experts answer your questions

Is campus safety improving in terms of sexual assault? How can you talk to your partner about sex in a healthy, nonjudgmental way? Our sexual literacy experts answer these and other important questions.
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Smarter sexting: Thoughtful and respectful approaches to sexual messages

Learn the risks, etiquette, and damage-limitation strategies of sexting.
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What enthusiastic consent actually looks like—and why you should hold out for it

When it comes to sexual encounters, we should strive not just for consent but enthusiastic consent. Learn the difference and why it's worth holding out.
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Ask the health educator: Can ‘pulling out’ prevent pregnancy?

—Cris M.*, Georgia Gwinnett CollegeI get a lot of questions about the pullout method, also known as coitus interruptus or the withdrawal method. It’s the third most commonly used form of birth control among...