Some things you may want to consider before sharing this information: A number of states have laws that require people with HIV to disclose their HIV status in advance to their sexual partners, regardless of what kind of sex they have, or whether or not they use condoms or are on treatment.

If the person with HIV cannot prove they disclosed to their sexual partner, they could be subject to criminal prosecution.

Real sex conversation video

For instance, men are 1.5 times more likely to die from tuberculosis, and twice as likely to develop Hodgkin’s lymphoma following Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infection.

Men are also five times more likely to develop cancer after infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), than women.

Greg Gibson breaks down the hard topics of Dating, Sex, and Marriage.

As a young adult, this book really hits important topics that challenge the reader to think about these things in a theological way.

“I fully admit that the church has not done a great job with sexuality,” host J. “And certainly, I was raised in a culture where there was ‘don’t have sex before marriage,’ but there wasn’t a lot of explanation of what God wanted you to do instead.” Parker, who also maintains a Christian sexual-advice blog at Hot, Holy, and Humorous, says her role as a Christian sexpert grew out of having one-on-one chats with other wives in her hometown of Friendswood, Texas.

The daughter of a preacher, she always felt comfortable talking about sex and, after a while, grew to believe God was “nudging her” to speak to a bigger audience.

Gabrielle Belz does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.

The Conversation UK receives funding from Hefce, Hefcw, SAGE, SFC, RCUK, The Nuffield Foundation, The Ogden Trust, The Royal Society, The Wellcome Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Alliance for Useful Evidence, as well as sixty five university members.

It also plays a role in preventing the spread of HIV.

By talking about HIV/AIDS, we help to confront stigma and misinformation.

The more we understand the disease and how it is transmitted (and not), the less cause for fear.