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  1. STIs – Stigmatized and On the Rise

    By Emma Smith (she, her, hers), intern, Mabel Wadsworth Center Why are sexually transmitted infections (STIs) a topic of avoidance? What makes them stigmatized – giving them a negative connotation? When should we be concerned about them? Why do they seem scary?  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report in 2018 with… read more…

  2. Most STIs are Asymptomatic

    By Emma Smith (she, her, hers), Mabel Wadsworth Center, Intern Did you know that most STIs are asymptomatic? This means that many sexually transmitted infections(like chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, HIV, HPV, syphilis, et al) usually don’t cause any noticeable symptoms, meaning that outwardly, a person and their partner(s) have no way to tell if there is… read more…

  3. TDOV 2021

    By Aspen Ruhlin (they,them), Client and Community Advocate at Mabel Wadsworth Center While more people are familiar with Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor and remember those members of the trans community who have been killed in acts of transphobic violence, fewer people are familiar with Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). Where TDOR… read more…

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