Priya is a sex worker in Mumbai. She does not regret the work she picked during times of difficulty. Sex work is just a path for her to reach her goals. But she does her work responsibly and keeps herself safe and healthy. This is not easy. Especially when she has to persuade customers to use condoms. Priya's story was shared by Aastha Parivaar with Love Matters.
STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases, can be a nasty side-effect of sex. It's easy to protect yourself from them though. And you should, because some are incurable or even fatal. Read all about STDs in this week's top five facts.
Many people are afraid of HIV and for good reason. Wherever there is fear, there is also lots of room for misconceptions. Don't worry though: we are here to bust the myths and leave you confident about your HIV knowledge.
What is it like to get a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) in a culture where sex itself is a taboo? Twenty-year-old Amit from Ranchi decided to lose his virginity to a sex worker. What happened thereafter made him almost suicidal...
Auntyji, I’ve been dating a girl. We get on really well and it’s almost reached that next level. But I have just found out that her ex was HIV+. I am terrified now. What if she is too? Can I really continue in this relationship? Samarth, 24 , Mumbai.
Have you experienced itching (vaginal itching or on penis) ? Literally itching, but haven't spoken to anyone because you are too shy. The good news is that most STIs are easily treated. Here are five most common STIs - their causes, symptoms and cures.