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From TheJournal.ie "Dramatic" increase in STIs in Dublin in just 12 months Sex

"Dramatic" increase in STIs in Dublin in just 12 months

There has been a 72 per cent increase in the number of cases of genital herpes diagnosed at the Dublin Well Woman Centre.

From TheJournal.ie Minister questioned on delay in National Health Strategy Sexual Health

Minister questioned on delay in National Health Strategy

Dr James Reilly said that a draft version of the strategy is due in June of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception Philippines

Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception

Philippines legislators passed the landmark law providing government funding for contraceptives and sexuality classes, despite strong opposition from the dominant Roman Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Internet porn needs a warning – ‘may hurt your relationship’ Opinion

Column: Internet porn needs a warning – ‘may hurt your relationship’

When internet porn becomes a feature in a relationship it can bring catastrophic consequences, writes Eithne Bacuzzi.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health? Opinion

Column: Why are we getting complacent with our sexual health?

We should know by now that having unprotected sex is not safe, writes Anna Quigley – so why are we engaging in risky sexual behaviour?

From TheJournal.ie Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion Birth Control

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines allege the Reproductive Health Bill promotes pre-marital sex and threatens the “moral fibre” of the country.

From TheJournal.ie In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland Savita

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 'performing well' in areas of sexual and reproductive health Sexual Health

Ireland 'performing well' in areas of sexual and reproductive health

However, in terms of contraceptive use, Ireland is still not quite hitting the average for developed countries.

From TheJournal.ie Protest expected over opening of Belfast Marie Stopes clinic today Marie Stopes

Protest expected over opening of Belfast Marie Stopes clinic today

Marie Stopes International has asked its supporters not to counter-protest.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't counter-demonstrate in Belfast', Marie Stopes International urges Belfast

'Don't counter-demonstrate in Belfast', Marie Stopes International urges

The organisation is to open its Belfast clinic on Thursday, and is expecting planned protests – but asks people not to counter-protest, to ensure public safety.

From TheJournal.ie First private abortion clinic to open in Northern Ireland Abortion

First private abortion clinic to open in Northern Ireland

The sexual health and abortion clinic is to open in Belfast and will be run by Marie Stopes.

Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired sex festival begins in Dublin

The book has sold tens of thousands of copies. And now the festival is here…

From TheJournal.ie US regulators approve first daily anti-HIV drug HIV

US regulators approve first daily anti-HIV drug

Truvada, which is designed for use by healthy adults who are at risk of HIV, should be mixed with safe sex and regular testing.

From TheJournal.ie Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn Condoms

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn

Adult film actors in LA city are already required to wear condoms, but campaigners want this extended county-wide.

HSE's Johnny hits the town... Here's Johnny This post contains images

HSE's Johnny hits the town...

The mascot from the new sexual health campaign has been alarming… sorry, meeting… people on the street.

From TheJournal.ie Exercise causes orgasms for some women - study Workout

Exercise causes orgasms for some women - study

Need a reason to hit the gym? Here’s one…

From TheJournal.ie Three-quarters of students have had unprotected sex: survey Sexual Health

Three-quarters of students have had unprotected sex: survey

HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme acting director says that 18-24-year-old know the importance of contraception – but fail to use it consistently.

From TheJournal.ie Let's talk about sex: Ireland's first sex festival to be held next month Relationships

Let's talk about sex: Ireland's first sex festival to be held next month

Bliss Festival will feature presentations and ‘playshops’ on sexual relationships and health.

From TheJournal.ie Sexual healthcare now considered a 'luxury'? Sexual Health

Sexual healthcare now considered a 'luxury'?

The Dublin Well Woman Centre has seen a significant drop in the number of people attending for STI screening.

From TheJournal.ie Romance novels are 'bad for your sexual health' Romance Romance

Romance novels are 'bad for your sexual health'

Mills & Boon novels have led to unrealistic sexual expectations and break-ups, a psychologist has said.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years Irish Aids Day

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years

However a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre found there continues to be a high level of gay and bisexual men testing positive.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer American teens and young adults are having sex No Sex Please

Fewer American teens and young adults are having sex

Comprehensive US study shows the numbers of sexually active teens has dropped – but doesn’t explain why.