Should you be Embarrassed if You Have an STI?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are just an inconvenient part of life – like catching a cold or getting an infected cut. But people often have strong feelings about them – like shame or embarrassment. In this video, people discuss how they might feel if they caught an STI and what they would do to get it treated.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Sexually Transmitted Infections are just a fact of life, like a cold or flu. They’re not punishment for ‘bad behaviour’ any more than catching a cold is punishment for going out to a coffee shop where someone else has a cold. Our videos give accurate medical information about STIs and de-stigmatize them – framing them as simply a part of life. This helps people feel more comfortable to access any medical care they may need.

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