Sex Health

Word vomit, no…actual vomit; a sucky spring love story

Editor’s Note: The below is considered explicit content to many people. We have always stood by our stance of sex positivity in all facets and we normalize human sexuality within our organization. And let’s face it, we’ve all had interesting sexual experiences and you don’t want to feel alone in that, do you? Anyways…enjoy! Long …

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HIV testing in 2021: Quick, simple and inspired by friends

photo: Gay ACT UP members carrying huge banner that reads THE AIDS CRISIS IS NOT OVER as they walk down the street during Gay & Lesbian Pride march. MICHAEL ABRAMSON/THE LIFE IMAGES COLLECTION VIA GETTY IMAGES Queer Kentucky and VOA FIT continue HIV education partnership by Kelsey Westbrook A stark, fluorescent-lit hallway, hospital-issued outdated chairs …

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COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS: The Accessibility of Harm Reduction at VOAFIT

by Lucia Burton “We are living in a time of two intersecting global pandemics — HIV and COVID.” — Valerie Farsetti, VOAFIT Program Manager HIV/AIDS has deeply affected millions of people for decades. The stigmas associated with the disease have further marginalized communities, targeted education of sexual health, and created countless barriers to basic healthcare. …

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HIV, Drug Usage and Queerness: Finding Happiness through Stigma

This piece is the first in a series produced by Queer Kentucky that covers the intersectionality of queer identity, HIV status and drug/alcohol dependency in the city of Louisville. Other pieces will cover the rest of the state. Local luminary Amirage Saling was interviewed as part of the research for this piece, and in keeping …

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Sex work is work: Queer sex workers shed light on an industry changed by a pandemic

The following story was written by Josh Riley, a sex worker that wanted to shed light on an industry struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The highlighted sex workers have either remained anonymous or allowed us to use their name they use as a sex worker. All of the workers were compensated from non-Queer Kentucky …

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