The HIV prevention drug Truvada (PrEP) will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme from this Sunday, moving Australia closer to achieving its goal of ending new HIV transmissions by 2020.
Young people in remote Aboriginal communities have high rates of STIs for a number of reasons, including inconsistent condom use and poor access to health services.
Gonorrhoea has seen a sharp increase in diagnosis rates, of up to 94% in some groups.
NSW has changed its laws imposing criminal penalties on someone with an STI who doesn't take "reasonable precautions" to not infect their sexual partner.
Sex education in progressive countries like The Netherlands and Switzerland emphasizes intimacy, adventure and connection. Lower rates of teen pregnancy and sexual dysfunction ensue.
At a time when a new national school curriculum is starting its pilot phase in Kenya, a study shows the massive gaps in sexuality education programmes.
A new study has found rates of genital warts have decreased significantly since the HPV vaccine was introduced.
The defunding of Planned Parenthood is a goal of many in the new administration. Here's a look at the facts about the group, including the number of people it serves and the services it provides.
When it comes to sexual health, public information has tended to focus on the young. Time for a change.
The annual surveillance report of sexually transmissible infections and blood borne viruses in Australia has found notifications of sexually transmissible infections are on the rise in Australia.
A detailed new review should encourage us to ask some awkward questions.
This French film about upper middle-class teenagers having orgies gets to the heart of teen sex issues in the age of YouTube.
Good sex ed doesn't lead to early sex, teenage pregnancy and STIs. It protects against them.
The active ingredient in the gel can bind to various viruses and stop them from attaching and getting into human cells.
Scientists are developing various products that can provide contraception and protection from sexually transmitted infections and HIV at the same time.
Our sex lives may change as we get older but those in sexual relationships still want the same things as the young.
In any other industry, protection would be mandatory. But the porn lobby is too powerful.
PrEP drugs to prevent people contracting HIV mustn't disrupt existing sexual health strategies.
Tackling men's reluctant condom use comes down to the basics of how they view sex.
STIs might be easier to treat or manage but unprotected sex still comes with potentially serious risks.