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Spread Information, Not Stigma

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 4:30pm to 5:45pm

Spread Information, Not Stigma

STIs are common among sexually active people and many do not cause serious health risks, especially if caught early. Unlike other infections, sexually transmitted infections often carry a lot of stigma, which may make them hard to talk about. 

Share your story to help fight stigma that prevents people from getting tested and sharing their statuses!

Part I: WEDNESDAY May, 1st 4:30 Wilder TBA
We will talk about what misconceptions contribute to STI stigma, and outline some ways to make sex safer.

Part II: THURSDAY May 2nd, 4:30 Wilder TBA
We will hear from students about personal experiences with STI stigma at Oberlin and discuss ways we can attempt to reduce STI stigma!

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Event Type

Speakers, Discussions

Cost

Free

Group

Sexual Information Center

Contact Person

Sam Paltrow

Contact Email Address

sic@oberlin.edu

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Andrew Follmann Becky Jones Lisa MacDonald Lena Glickman Ronni Getz
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