Getting tested? Know to ask for more!

If you’re on my website and listen to my podcast, then you already get tested regularly—1-4 times a year. If you haven’t been tested since the last State of the Union, bookmark this page and get the fuck to the clinic! Up until last year, I thought it was as simple as walking in and saying, “Do the tests, please!” It’s important to get tested. It’s more important to know how to get tested. For example, if you don’t use protective barriers for oral sex (or anal rimming, for the special people out there), you could contract chlamydia or gonorrhea in the throat. Without a throat culture or symptoms, you’ll unknowingly pass that along as you reassure Tinder dates, “Don’t worry. I’m clean.”

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You (probably) have herpes, too!

Maria has herpes—and whether you know it or not, so do a lot of you! This is one of my new favorite episodes for sure! I was glad to get some closure after our super short-lived romance years ago. Maria was thrilled to get the word out about her super normal life with herpes.

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Schooling Adults on Sex Ed with Kate McCombs

Sex education expert Kate McCombs is on the podcast this week. I am so excited to share her with you all! I admit to her that being a sex educator is my not-so-secret dream day job. Kate and I talk about being sex geeks, where we learned the birds and the bees, and common tropes in sexual misinformation. It’s seriously one of my new favorite Manwhore Podcasts!

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