Determine the risk for STI’s and Pregnancy
STI’s and pregnancy are the two most common questions when it comes to heterosexual sex. But how does the definition of “safe sex” change when referring to LGBTQIA+ sex? Here’s some important things to know:
Health & Wellness Services has several birth control options available that you can get right on campus. When you schedule an appointment for birth control, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss options with a health care provider and what works best for your body and lifestyle before you make a decision.
Some immunizations help to offer extra protection as well, such as Hepatitis A & B and the HPV vaccine. Health & Wellness Services has these immunizations available to those who are interested.
- People who are sexual with an HIV-positive person
- People who don’t consistently use barriers
- Anyone who’s been diagnosed with another STI within the last 6 months
- Anyone who uses or has a partner who uses intravenous substances and shares needles, syringes, or other equipment to inject