Skip to comments.Is 'Slut-Shaming' Contributing to the Rise of STDs? [barf alert]
Posted on 04/29/2013 9:59:48 PM PDT by grundle
Slut-shaming is at the root of all problems. Well, it seems to be at the root of a lot of mine, anyway. Anyone whos ever been slut-shamed understands when I say that it can alter your sexual health decisions, erode your self-esteem, and change how you interact with both sexes. And for anyone whos not familiar with the term, slut-shaming is the act of declaring someone a slut (or a whore or any other similar word, or even promiscuous, for that matter) based upon perceived sexual behavior: the clothing someone wears, the way they communicate with potential partners, the people they date, the number of partners they have (or havent) had, and the type of sex they enjoy.
That slut-shaming intersects with and hurts efforts to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) might surprise you. Slut-shaming, the sex-negative way of describing someones sexual activities, combines social repercussions, fear, andas its name suggestsshame in an attempt to control the actions of those who are sexually active. The impact is, generally speaking, an increase in STD transmission rates.
The following spring, I contracted genital herpes.
It took me years to overcome that stigma
When young men and women are made to feel shameful about their sexual behavior, they naturally become reticent to seek advice once theyve become sexually active. That humiliation also means they less equipped to have the conversations people need to have to have safer sex... less likely to talk to partners about using protection, how many partners theyve had, when and for what theyve been tested, and what they want to incorporate into their safer-sex regimen.
I also want to point out that having been slut-shamed was not the sole reason I contracted genital herpes
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Of course she's wrong. The reason - the only reason - that she got genital herpes was because she had sex with someone who had genital herpes.
But we can still call conservatives “teabaggers” right?
B-But....SCIENCE IS HARD!!!
lady, we KNOW how you got genital herpes...and there certainly was a sole reason...
Why wouldn’t Sandra attach her name to the article?
My first thought upon reading this article was “The stupid, it burns!”
What’s amazing to me is that these young intellectual giants wonder why no one will hire them.
Thanks for the link.
>> B-But....SCIENCE IS HARD!!!
Dude, that was her point. Science is hard; therefore she LIKES science. And wood working. And hard subjects in general. She studies a hard subject with a different study partner every night!
But don’t you DARE imply she’s a slut! You bully. You are now responsible for whatever outcome she may experience. Damn. Life is HARD. And that’s good!
On the other hand, I don’t remember anything about a b-but. Although if her b-but was involved that wouldn’t surprise me.
I think that tractor seat was for sale in Warrenton two-three weeks ago. :-)
Sounds like the VD has done some pretty bad damage to her brain.
I notice that Leftists are trying to take away appropiate negative descriptions to slutty behavior. Imo, the goal is to normalize the behavior and encourage more of it.
what a heap of mixed up gar bahzh.
But wouldn’t you know it, they will likely keep calling each other sluts anyhow, just like so many black people in our oh so enlightened society insist on calling each other the n-word. But don’t you dare call them a slut (or the n-word) if you are an outsider.
And the only reason the person who gave her herpes had herpes was because they slept with someone else who had herpes...
People who think it’s morally wrong to sleep around are the problem. If only we’d quit pointing out the simple truths, like Biblical morality is wise from a practical as well as a spiritual standpoint, immoral people would be far happier and healthier. This is like the argument that we make homosexuals unhappy, like we’re haters if we don’t think it’s OK for two guys to play in orifices designed, by nature, to excrete waste.
RginTN: “Imo, the goal is to normalize the behavior and encourage more of it.”
I think they want the same goals as Satan. Seriously. Satan knows he’s doomed. He can’t change that, but he can still take pleasure in destroying something, US, that God loves. The same thing goes for corrupt sinners. They want to #1 justify their own actions and #2 take as many other people as possible with them. I think they think it will make them feel better if everyone does what they do. That’s why they despise and ridicule anyone with standards.
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