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Sex

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A girl’s guide to sex myths

Learn important facts about contraception, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and having sex.

Losing your virginity

Thinking about losing your virginity? Learn about being ready for sex and some myths and facts around losing your virginity.

I think I’m pregnant

Figuring out if you're pregnant is not always an easy thing to do. Learn about how to tell if you are pregnant.

Thinking about having sex

Being sexual is an important personal choice. Learn about deciding when to have a sexual relationship and about having safe sex.

Condoms

Learn about the male and female condoms, how they work, the advantages and disadvantages.

Herpes

Herpes is a common, recurring sexually transmitted disease. Learn about how you get herpes, what the symptoms are, and how it can be treated.

A guy’ s guide to sex myths

Before you decide to have sex, it's important that you know the facts. Learn important facts about sex, condoms, STDs and pregnancy.

Emergency contraception

The only pill developed specifically for emergency contraception-is Plan B. Learn about how it works, where to get it and what to expect if you take it.

Taking care of your sexual health

If you're sexually active, it's important to regularly visit a health care provider to have sexual health check-ups. Learn about what this means for you.

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea, also known as "the clap," is a common sexually transmitted disease. Learn about how you get gonorrhea, the symptoms, and how it can be treated.

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