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Jenelle Marie Pierce
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Breaking the Stigma
Breaking the Stigma

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What better way to turn lemons into lemonade than to take a herpes diagnosis and use it to help your friends. We hear this a lot, at The STD Project, that once someone shares their experience with their friends, they become the resident STD guru, and we…
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Thank goodness for interviews like this! All of the perspectives shared on The STD Project are anonymous, authentic, and absolutely necessary, but I love to see the progression that happens after the initial shock and shame. While every experience in our…
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While this interviewee’s infection was likely acquired through her work as a preschool teacher, the stigma associated with a highly contagious viral infection still persists and causes incredible barriers to dating and having a sex life. A lot of folks…
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This interview has me feeling all of the feels. Herpes, both HSV1 and HSV2, are well-known, but they are not known well. What I mean is, most people are terrified of contracting herpes, somewhat understandably because of the stigma, but most people have…
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The great mid-life STI crisis: Shocking figures show older Britons are more at risk than ever
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