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Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 1-8
"...GET YOURSELF TESTED For info and advice on STD testing, call 800/230-PLAN or visit www.ppaustin.org. (For more, see..."

April 2, 2010 News Column

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and nowhere else
"...that one in two young people will have an STD by age 25 and that most of those affected..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature

Austin Pride 2009
Event listings
"...FREE HIV/STD TESTING Keep it clean, fellas! Tuesdays, 1-3pm & 8-11pm...."

June 5, 2009 Features Feature

Whether to Laugh or Cry: Sex Ed in Texas
A new report takes an unprecedented look at the state of sex ed in Texas public schools
"...but also includes medical information on contraceptive use and STD prevention. Amazingly, 2.3% of school districts simply don't provide..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Daily Affirmation: Hooking Up With Tila Tequila
Tila Tequila has a new book, and it is great/awful.
"...condoms on my hands, so as to avoid any STDs. But really, it is an entertaining read, and I..."

Dec. 18, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Anti-Abortionists Want More Health-Care Money
New threats to women's health care emerge in both Texas and D.C.
"...providers offer not only gynecological exams and HIV and STD testing but also cancer and diabetes screenings and counseling..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Off the Record
Moronic punk band trashes local pizza place; Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears prep for a tour with Spoon; and Almost There Records turns 3
"...if you "are out on bail at the moment." STD is scheduled to appear at Red 7 on Wednesday...."

Aug. 24, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Ounce of Prevention, $467 Million of Cure
House State Affairs Committee approves measure that would increase education regarding family-planning programs and sexually transmitted disease prevention.
"...prevent unintended pregnancies and to reduce the rates of STD infection. The educational outreach program would be designed to..."

May 4, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Lege Notes: Taser talk and more
Stories from under the pink granite dome
"...outreach campaign to reduce unintended pregnancies and incidence of STD infection. "The best way to prevent the termination of..."

March 2, 2007 News Column

Capitol Briefs
"...outreach campaign to reduce unintended pregnancies and incidence of STD infection. "The best way to prevent the termination of..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature

Prevention First
Legislation filed on Capitol Hill would expand family-planning funding, require health insurers to include contraceptive coverage, and more
"...any industrialized country (about 19 million new cases of STD infection in 2005, with direct medical costs as high..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Against Vaccine
"...as it does not protect against cancer but an STD. That being said, "Gardasil has not been evaluated for..."

Feb. 6, 2007 Postmarks

Shedding Light on Prisoners' Rights
HIV/AIDS awareness group trying to make case for prisoners' right to condom access
"...organizations to provide condoms to inmates in conjunction with HIV/STD prevention programming"..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Diana Welch

Fam-Planning Uproar
Array of organizations signs on to letter urging Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt to reconsider appointment of pro-life, anti-contraceptive doctor to be deputy assistant secretary for population affairs
"...birth control during their reproductive lives. Clients seeking contraception, STD testing, information, and counseling have a right to expect..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Wack-Ass Keroack, Part Three
"...birth control during their reproductive lives. Clients seeking contraception, STD testing, information, and counseling have a right to expect..."

Nov. 22, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Distribute Condoms in Prisons
"...consistent use of condoms can reduce the risk of STD transmission, and the CDC and the National Commission on..."

Nov. 9, 2006 Postmarks

TV Eye
When most of us see younger versions of ourselves in pictures or home movies, it's in the privacy of our own home in the company of friends and loved ones. For Shelby Knox, some of those images will be seen across the nation, in prime time, when 'The Education of Shelby Knox' launches the 18th season of the 'POV' documentary series on PBS.
"...Lubbock had one of the highest teen pregnancy and STD rates in the state. Apparently, the abstinence-only message was..."

June 17, 2005 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

163 Questions
Honorable mention, the 13th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...It's some kind of miracle I've never had an STD. T F..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Books Feature by Rebecca Beegle

About AIDS
HIV isn't the only STD out there
"...sexually transmitted disease on the loose – and some STDs are easily spread and have major consequences for poz..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Column by Sandy Bartlett

Abstinence Makes the Head Grow Softer
A new report finds that federally funded abstinence-only educations contains "false, misleading, or distorted information about reproductive health."
"...the ab-only curricula teach students that HIV and other STD pathogens can "pass through" latex condoms – despite the..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

About AIDS
HIV and STD testing: free and easy

Nov. 19, 2004 Column by Lois VanLaningham

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...textbooks up for adoption misinform high school students about STD prevention – no trivial matter in the state with..."

Nov. 5, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Another orgy of abstinence in health-textbook hearings
"...mean that texts should not include any contraceptive or STD-prevention information. While the proposed books do come with supplemental..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

About AIDS
Abstinence, yes. But condoms, yes, too.
"...work. Conversely, mountains of evidence demonstrate that a comprehensive HIV/STD prevention approach, including condom promotion, works well...."

July 30, 2004 Column by Sandy Bartlett

About AIDS
HIV and STD testing: free and easy

April 23, 2004 Column by Sandy Bartlett

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Planned Parenthood also helps my low-income abuse-survivor clients get STD tests at very low cost. Planned Parenthood takes care..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Column

Planned Parenthood Takes Care of the Community
"...Parenthood also helps my low-income abuse survivor clients get STD tests at very low cost. Planned Parenthood takes care..."

Feb. 16, 2004 Postmarks

The Darkness
Record Review
"...Hands Off My Woman" or catchy (so to speak) STD romp "Growing on Me." Permission only stumbles on tepid..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Music Review by Christopher Gray

About AIDS
Holidays and nights: Beware Viagra and Tina
"...infected, it ups the chance of someone passing an STD/HIV, too...."

Dec. 19, 2003 Column by Sandy Bartlett

About AIDS
Study Confirms Secret Bisexuality as HIV Threat to Hetero Women
"...The study suggests that HIV- and STD-prevention messages targeted toward minority women should be frank about..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Column by Sandy Bartlett

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