Yes, I’ve found the CDC to be a ‘lagging indicator’ when it comes to sexual health data and messaging. They’re hampered by so many competing imperatives — science , government, budgets, etc. Things were better under Obama but we’ve already seen some (not so good) changes on the CDC website since Trump’s been in office. Part of why there’s so much ignorance about sexual health is the abysmal state of sex (and science!) education in K-12 schools in the U.S. Kids are graduating high school without a basic vocabulary to describe their ‘naughty bits’ and know almost nothing and sexual health.

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