About STIs

Why should you get tested for STIs?Read more

Five common STIs for Lesbians

A common mistake that Lesbians are not at risk for STIs is false.Read more


Scabies is a skin disease caused by a tiny parasitic mite that lives just under the surface of your skin. Scabies can be spread by any form of skin-to-skin contact and can also be caught from infested clothing, sheets or towels.Read more


Shigella (or bacillary dysentery) is a bacterial infection which you can get by coming into contact with poo.Read more

What you need to know about STIs

Using condoms will protect you from many STIs, and many of them are easily cured or can be vaccinated against. However, the transmission of some STIs is very difficult to prevent, even if you have safer sex.Read more

How to stop HIV

In 2015, over 3,320 gay men were diagnosed HIV-positive in the UK.Read more

5 reasons why gay men pick up more STIs

The latest STI figures from Public Health England make for some pretty grim reading. Once again gay and bisexual men are one of the groups most affected by sexually transmitted infections.Read more

How to survive super gonorrhoea

BREAKING NEWS: Super gonorrhoea is on the loose. Run for your lives.Read more

Meet the HIV-negative men who won't have sex with HIV-positive men

FS surveyed 3,140 gay men and found 44% of HIV-negative men that would not have sex with an openly HIV-positive man.Read more

7 ways to stop you from becoming HIV-positive

I’m assuming some of you are wondering why I’m not just writing ‘CONDOMS’ in massive bold type and leaving it there. First of all, there’s much more to having safer sex than condoms. Also, I’m going to mention condoms in a bit...Read more