fighting the good fightDid you know that today is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day? For the past 14 years, we have taken the time on March 10th to empower young women to make the healthiest choices when it comes to sex, and educate them on the impact of HIV/AIDS on women everywhere. This year’s theme, “HIV Prevention Starts With Me” stresses how everyone has a role to play in HIV prevention — women, men, community organizations, health care providers, those who are HIV-negative, and those who are living with HIV. That’s why everyone needs to always stay educated and take action. 

Prevention is key in helping to build future HIV and AIDS-free generations, but what is being done NOW to help those already exposed to the virus?

This article, originally posted on About.com, provides insight on the organizations that are fighting the good fight against HIV/AIDS every single day…

f you want to learn more,  tune in or call in to our Sex with Emily Sirius show on STARS Channel 109, 5-7pm PST, 8-10 EST.  I’m here to answer all your questions!

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Where would so many of us be without birth control? Starting a family long before we were ready? Terrified of sex before we met “the one,” which for some could result in 40-year-old virgin status? Or, would we be one of the few lucky ones who never misses a period?

Unfortunately for millions of women around the world, these situations are very real. They are never taught about “family planning” and contraception, they don’t have access to it, and for some, it’s too expensive.  

Thankfully, there are people out there that understand birth control is something all women should be entitled to having. The people at Bedsider.org started a campaign called #THXBirthControl – designed to break down the archaic stigmas attached to contraception and help teens and young women find the right method for them.

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We all love a good slip and slide, so hopefully we all love to use lube as well.

While still having a reputation for only being necessary for a mature demographic or those with medical issues, neither is the case! Personal lubricant is safe, fun, and used by all genders. Plus, it can be used solo or with partners. However, it’s important to use the right kind of lubricant at the right time.
 
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