Are Contraceptives Responsible for Your Sexual Security?

Counting on contraceptives to protect us while engaging in casual sex is like wearing a motorcycle helmet so we can keep playing in traffic. It’s a false sense of security. Casual sex—which we’ll define here as sex apart from a committed, permanent relationship—comes with multiple risks. Some risks are more obvious, like unwanted pregnancy or […]

How to Quit Following the Crowd and Enjoy Sexual Integrity

Following the crowd has become something of a national pastime. For image-sensitive high school students it can be an obsession. The crowd tweets something and we retweet it. (Even if we’ve never checked to see if it’s actually true.) The crowd starts a fashion trend and we feel we’d better wear it too. We want […]