Tag: STIs

Science

The rise of antibiotic-resistant STIs

Gonorrhea is a sexually-transmitted disease which causes inflammatory discharge from the genitalia. Super-gonorrhea is a variant of the disease which is highly difficult to treat because it is resistant to the antibiotics that are commonly used to treat the infection. Recently, the first case of super-gonorrhea has been reported in the UK. The case has…

Features

Publicly speaking about private school

I attended a Catholic boarding school for most of my education – from the age of 10 to 18 – and recently decided to write about this period of my life on social media: ‘Today I visited my old school and college for the first time in years. I had forgotten how privileged I was…

News

Welfare Officer launches Sexperience campaign

Last Wednesday Welfare, Community and Diversity Officer, Georgina Burchell, launched her new Sexperience campaign held in the Hive. The event has been designed to remove the stigmas surrounding sexual health. It consisted of a series of stalls and talks, by various organisations including Leeway and the Terrence Higgins Trust, on subjects ranging from domestic abuse,…

Sex survey 2018

Sexually transmitted stigma…

In the survey, the topic of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) was broached to UEA students. It is a subject that comes with stigmatisation due to the underlying implications that come with it. By nature, sex is not typically openly talked about, making the topic of STIs uncomfortable to talk about for some. The Independent reported…

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