Dating a woman with genital herpes
We not only have to be educated and remember to be mindful about using protection, we also need to openly address the problem in a community that stigmatizes sexual health among women and men.
The best way to fight this becoming an epidemic in the black community is to make sure you are armed with protection and you are upfront with your partner(s).
That used to really freak me out, especially in the beginning when I was newly diagnosed and still learning about the virus and very self-conscious about it.
According to Contributor Helena Andrews, “A girlfriend of mine thinks these newest statistics are just another arrow stolen from black Cupid.
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Everyone with genital herpes can join us regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender.
MC: Can you talk about some of the specific experiences you've had?
ED: When I was diagnosed, the person I was dating was the classic college boy.
According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, African American men are 61 percent more likely to develop prostate cancer compared with Caucasian men and are nearly 2.5 times as likely to die from the disease.