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College students need more education with STDs on the rise

September 19, 2018 Life 0 Comments

Sexually transmitted diseases are at an all-time high and continue to grow each year. And although it can be an uncomfortable conversation to have, students need to take their sexual health seriously since the majority of cases are among young people between the ages of 15 to 24. “Students and others should consider STD testing ...

Coming face-to-face with masturbation

May 9, 2018 Life

SF State’s Education and Referral Organization for Sexuality, EROS, hosted an event that discussed the stigmas and health benefits that surrounded the subject of masturbation. The act of mastubation for some individuals is an uneasy topic to wrap their head around. The solo act is still a taboo subject that most people are too embarrassed or scared ...

Career fair normalizes work in the sex industry

November 14, 2016 Life

Dildos, pornography videos, self help sex books, goodie bags filled with condoms and lube lined the table at the entrance of the eighth annual Sexuality Career Fair. Hosted by the Education & Referral Organization for Sexuality, the fair took place in Jack Adams Hall and drew an audience of around 50 students. “I hope that ...

Underserved Bisexual Students More Likely to Binge Drink, Study Finds

March 29, 2016 News 3 Comments

LGBTQ-affirming environments are ineffective in protecting bisexual students from already higher rates of alcohol abuse, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Researchers found that while binge drinking by their heterosexual and homosexual peers decreased as school support for LGBTQ students increased, bisexual students were left unaffected, suggesting ...

EROS provides safe space for sexual health education

February 9, 2016 Life

Located on the terrace level of the Cesar Chavez Student Center, the Educational and Referral Organization for Sexuality provides a safe space for students. Inside their quaint office space, free condoms, internal condoms, dental dams and gloves are sorted into small bins for students to take. A tall bookcase stands with shelves of colorful dildos ...

World AIDS Day at SF State draws small crowd

December 3, 2013 News

[set_id=72157638339215874] Red pins exploded across campus Tuesday as SF State celebrated the 25th annual World AIDS Day with free HIV testing and presentations about getting tested, safe sex and culturally competent care. Campus organizations including the Women’s Center, Peer Educators Advocating Campus Health (PEACH), Creating Empowerment through Alcohol and Substance Abuse Education (CEASE), the Education and ...

EROS hosts 5th annual Sexuality Career Fair

November 19, 2013

[set_id=72157637861718245] Educational & Referral Organization for Sexuality (EROS), and Associated Students, Inc. hosted its fifth annual Sexuality Career Fair yesterday to give students an opportunity to learn about careers in the sexuality field. The event, held in Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, featured nearly a dozen different Bay Area and San ...

Penis size matters, but so do erogenous zones

November 5, 2013 Opinion

Graphic by Holly Nall It’s a question that has plagued the sexes for thousands of years since the first phallic images appeared: Does penis size matter? Depending on whom you ask you’ll get a flat out “Penis size is everything,” or you might hear, “It’s not the size of the ship, it’s the motion of ...