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No Such Thing as “Clean”: Destigmatizing Sexually Transmitted Illnesses
February 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
The reality is that a sizeable percentage of folks will be exposed to or contract a sexually transmitted illness during their adult lives, whether practicing safer play or not. The challenge is that we demonize, ridicule, or shroud the realities of living with those STI’s in secrecy – and it can result in people who avoid being tested or who are filled with shame if and when they decide to disclose. Let’s talk about the realities of living with STI’s, avoiding reductive thinking, and empower all of us to make our decisions and have the communication with partners needed for us to feel totally positive about our sexual experiences!