Sexually Transmitted Diseases are at an All-Time High

Sexually Transmitted Diseases are at an All-Time High

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Safe sex should always be the watchword — but it should be especially so now. The Center for Disease Control says that STD rates are at an all-time high, especially chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. That and more in our look at bad news around the world.

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This coverage promotes sexual and gender equality while highlighting issues of health, violence, culture, and legal and human rights. Equal Eyes provides advocates and allies a common frame of reference for the realities of global LGBTI communities. Through followup reporting and disseminating this coverage, our effort is to ensure we have a representation of the global stories that matter most or may have under-reporting.

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