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Via Madamenoire: In addition to being Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month, October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence isn’t just an adult problem; teens find themselves in abusive relationships, too. Here’s how to know if you should be worried about your child: Your child’s significant other is controlling. People mistakenly […]

There’s nothing wrong with getting your hump on…but these days it pays to do it SAFELY. Now I’m no doctor but knowledge is power! Be safe and use protection! Here’s today’s Hump Day Safe Sex Tip [Oct. 8 2014]: Via Cosmopolitan DOUBLE BAGGING Some women think, “Two condoms: I’m doubly safe!” But double bagging is […]

Source | HelloBeautiful  A new iPhone app has been designed to make getting tested for STDs easier. Hula, the free app directs users to the nearest STD testing center, allows users to receive their test results on their phone and even share their results with partners, which takes the awkwardness out of having the “Have you […]

Sound off below! Via Bossip Now that you can pick these Plan B pills up anywhere, will more kids start having sex and protection start coming off? In case you missed it, a federal judge has just made it legal for ANYBODY to pick up a pack of Plan B over the counter after a […]

Is this the “breakthrough” the world’s been waiting for? Details | Bossip Fourteen adults have also been “functionally cured” after they were given combination antiviral therapy (CART) for their HIV infection. They have been able to stop taking the treatment while still keeping their infection under control, according to a new study in the journal […]

Via Kid Power 1. What is bullying? The most common definition of bullying is, “a repeated oppression, psychological or physical, of a less powerful person by a more powerful person or group of persons.” Bullying is different from aggression between people of equal power. However, someone can have less power than others for many reasons […]

It’s easy to make our jobs, school and everything else [news/ent/gossip] habit in our every day, right? But the reality is, not enough people are making “Safe Sex” habit enough! Now I’m no doctor but I do know one thing for sure and that is – If you KNEW better…you’d DO better. So share these […]

[Courtesy of Madamenoire] The topic of sexual health in a relationship is a tough one to breach. Who initiates the conversation and exactly how does the conversation take place without seeming confrontational or accusatory? Personally, I feel a few ways about sex, sexual health and your relationship with your partner: First and foremost, no one should […]

Despite a recent article on The Root (and aggregated here on NewsOne) suggesting that recent reports of very high levels of herpes infection among Black women were inaccurate, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stands behind its findings. According to data gathered by the National Health and Nutrition Survey, 48% of African-American women are infected […]

You would think that if you were living with HIV, you would certainly want to know that very important health news. But for a 31 year old Harlem woman, this was not the case. When it came to her HIV status, home girl was like Mario Winans, she didn’t want to know and is suing […]


An Atlanta high school graduate is thanking his teachers and friends for helping him get through school. He’s been homeless for the past few years but now has a bright future. Fred Dukes graduated from Booker T. Washington High School with a 3.0 GPA and an award for scoring a 24 on his ACT. He […]

Nicki Minaj gives her take on helping in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Check out her initiative inside now! #SafeSex #WrapItUp #KnowYourStatus #GetTested