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LGBT and STD! Is there a chance you have a particular STD and don’t know?

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Tori s Teen Talk

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There is an epidemic in the community and it is just not in the gay community but in the African American community. The sad TRUTH is that you have it and you don't even know it. When was the last time you were tested? A more important question is: Are you practicing SAFE sex daily? How well do you know the person you are kissing and loving? Do you know their status? Do you know YOURS? Herpes is a disease that has affected one out of six people in the United States between the ages of 14-49.  The CDC has estimated that at least 25% of Americans are infected with Herpes (HSV-2).  At least 90% of the population has herpes -1, which are cold sores. It does not matter if you have never been with a man your partner may have and unbeknownst to her or him and you, you both may have now been exposed and or be a carrier. Herpes is an Infection that is more easily transmitted from men to women than from women to men.  In the United States, an estimated 81.1% of 14–49 year olds infected with HSV-2 have never received a clinical diagnosis. When it comes to the LGBT community where the actual statistical breakdown of STD?  Where is the written information that is geared toward lesbians when it comes to safe sex? 

Question to family, why do male identified women not go to the gynecologist or get tested on a regular?

A myth that two woman loving each other will not catch anything - false.

Myth that a stud strap on and cannot catch a STD-Guess what FALSE!