Posts for the Topic Sexual Health

Maintaining Healthy Long-Distance Relationships

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Back in March, during the fast-paced transition to social distancing, many of us found ourselves unable to receive the closure needed before switching to a virtual environment. For the majority of us, we did not know that the last time we saw our friends and loved ones would be the last time for quite a while.

If you want to be my lover, you gotta get my consent

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Before you assume, there’s this thing called consent. Do you know what consent entails? Have you asked for consent yet? Have both you and your partner said yes?

Learn about sexual health to help you make informed choices and protect yourself

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According to a Statistics Canada study, 3/10 young adults did not use a condom the last time they had sex. Having sex without a condom increases your risk of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV/AIDS.

Sexual health resources on or near campus

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Are you looking for sexual health information, advice, or treatment at University of Waterloo? Health Services and other community partners nearby are available to help. Read on for more information about what sexual health supports and services are close by.

FAQs about STIs

 
 

What is an STI?

STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) are infectious diseases that are spread through any type of sexual contact.

Why is it important to get tested?

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