Category Archives: abstinence

  1. Zimbabwe lawmaker advocates once-a-month sex to curb AIDS

    Via Associated Press. A Zimbabwean lawmaker has called on scientists to develop a chemical to dull men’s libido and enable them to have sex once a month to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS, a state daily reported. Senator Sithembile Mlotshwa told the upper house of parliament that scientists should “look into the issue of trying to inject Read More >>

    abstinence, Africa, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS policy, prevention, sexual behavior, Zimbabwe
  2. Study: Virginity Pledges Don’t Work

    Teenagers Who Take Virginity Pledges No Less Sexually Active, More Likely to Forgo Birth Control, Condoms The results showed that five years after taking the virginity pledge: 82% of pledgers denied ever having taken the pledge. Pledgers and matched non-pledgers did not differ in rates of premarital sex, sexually transmitted disease, and oral and anal sex behaviors. Read More >>

    abstinence, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, safer sex, sexual behavior, sexual health, virginity pledge
  3. AIDS advocates inaugurate Obama as the President who will finally change the way the US fights AIDS

    (Check out the full press release.)On November 20, one thousand people living with HIV and allies from across the United States rallied in front of the White House to hold an “inauguration ceremony” for Barack Obama as the president who, during his first one hundred days, will prioritize policies to end the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. Read More >>

    2008 election, abstinence, advocacy, Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, President Barack Obama, prostitution, syringe exchange, USA