The STD Project

The STD Project

Short podcasts from the Founder and Executive Director of The STD Project, Jenelle Marie, talking about all things STD: living with an STD, reader’s questions, dating with an STD, testing, and everything in between – all from someone with an STD.

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May 17, 2019 17 min
Last reviewed on July 14, 2019 by Jenelle Marie Pierce




And we're back (again)!!! After the holidays and a long-distance move, the STD Podcast is back up and running!!! Same great content, just a little different scenery – I'm still organizing my office and video motif, but overall, I couldn't be more pleased, because The STD Project is now in Asheville, NC!!! We're global, actually, but our office is in the mountains...
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And we're back (again)!!! After the holidays and a long-distance move, the STD Podcast is back up and running!!! Same great content, just a little different scenery – I'm still organizing my office and video motif, but overall, I couldn't be more pleased, because The STD Project is now in Asheville, NC!!! We're global, actually, but our office is in the mountains with a scenic and quintessential backdrop to boot. Ze...
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Last reviewed on October 11, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
Readers, listeners, and viewers have been pouring in questions, and we are here for it! Today, we had the pleasure of answering one of your anonymous questions from Tumblr about herpes transmission risk!
Anon asks: "I just found out I was exposed to HSV2 about three months ago. I just started a new relationship a week ago and am terrified that I might have it and passed it...
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Readers, listeners, and viewers have been pouring in questions, and we are here for it! Today, we had the pleasure of answering one of your anonymous questions from Tumblr about herpes transmission risk!
Anon asks: "I just found out I was exposed to HSV2 about three months ago. I just started a new relationship a week ago and am terrified that I might have it and passed it on to my new girlfriend. We have had unprotected sex one...
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Last reviewed on September 6, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
Anonymous asks about a herpes diagnosis:
"Jenelle, how does someone accept having an incurable infection like this? It has been about a month since I have known, and I have been nothing but depressed. I have barely been able to get out of bed most days, and I have quiet often thought about suicide.
I just want my old life back. I feel like I can’t tell anyone about this, a...
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Anonymous asks about a herpes diagnosis:
"Jenelle, how does someone accept having an incurable infection like this? It has been about a month since I have known, and I have been nothing but depressed. I have barely been able to get out of bed most days, and I have quiet often thought about suicide.
I just want my old life back. I feel like I can’t tell anyone about this, and I don’t know how I will be able to find someone who is ...
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Last reviewed on September 6, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
Before you get your undies in a wad, we know that everyone hasn't had an STD, but because the vast majority of all sexually active people have, we feel like it might as well be everyone.
That's what we're talking about today – why the majority of all sexually active people will have HPV at some point in their lives. And since that's only one of 30+ STIs or...
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Before you get your undies in a wad, we know that everyone hasn't had an STD, but because the vast majority of all sexually active people have, we feel like it might as well be everyone.
That's what we're talking about today – why the majority of all sexually active people will have HPV at some point in their lives. And since that's only one of 30+ STIs or STDs, it's highly likely that most everyone you know ...
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Last reviewed on May 17, 2019 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
We're back for another installment of the STD podcast, hosted by The STD Project's STD+ Founder, Jenelle Marie Pierce. Today, we're talking about disclosing HSV (or any other STD) and whether or not you should tell people that you have an STD.
Since we're only in week 2 of reintroducing the podcast, after a few years on hiatus, we're still working out some ...
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We're back for another installment of the STD podcast, hosted by The STD Project's STD+ Founder, Jenelle Marie Pierce. Today, we're talking about disclosing HSV (or any other STD) and whether or not you should tell people that you have an STD.
Since we're only in week 2 of reintroducing the podcast, after a few years on hiatus, we're still working out some audio kinks, so bear with us as we hone our craft.
In ...
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Last reviewed on November 16, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
Welcome back to The STD Project's STD Podcast! Do you remember our podcast from a few years ago? Probably not. I don't really either. It's been a long time. So let's start again by talking about Herpes No Condom or Sex without a Condom…
Are you excited? We are.
This is a question we receive all of the time. Literally, all of the time. And I get it. You're w...
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Welcome back to The STD Project's STD Podcast! Do you remember our podcast from a few years ago? Probably not. I don't really either. It's been a long time. So let's start again by talking about Herpes No Condom or Sex without a Condom…
Are you excited? We are.
This is a question we receive all of the time. Literally, all of the time. And I get it. You're worried now that you have a long-term STI that you have to ...
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Last reviewed on September 6, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
I am pleased as punch to bring you today's special guest, Kirsty Spraggon from KirstyTV.com! Kirsty graciously offered to be interviewed for a podcast, after having recently ‘come out' publicly about living with herpes to her viewers, all of YouTube, and a rapt TEDx audience.
Kirsty is both eloquent and inspirational, and I think you will thoroughly appreciate the fre...
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Last reviewed on September 6, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
I am pleased as punch to bring you today's special guest, Kirsty Spraggon from KirstyTV.com! Kirsty graciously offered to be interviewed for a podcast, after having recently ‘come out' publicly about living with herpes to her viewers, all of YouTube, and a rapt TEDx audience.
Kirsty is both eloquent and inspirational, and I think you will thoroughly appreciate the fre...
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I am pleased as punch to bring you today's special guest, Kirsty Spraggon from KirstyTV.com! Kirsty graciously offered to be interviewed for a podcast, after having recently ‘come out' publicly about living with herpes to her viewers, all of YouTube, and a rapt TEDx audience.
Kirsty is both eloquent and inspirational, and I think you will thoroughly appreciate the fresh perspective she shares with me via our Happy Hump Day P...
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Last reviewed on October 23, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
It’s STD Awareness Month – Every Month!
Well, not really, but we think it should be!
During STD Awareness Month, this past April, we began doing research on all of the myths surrounding STDs. What we originally thought would last through the month has blossomed into a much larger series, because there were so many misconceptions out there, we didn’t want to exclude any of them.
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Last reviewed on October 23, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
It’s STD Awareness Month – Every Month!
Well, not really, but we think it should be!
During STD Awareness Month, this past April, we began doing research on all of the myths surrounding STDs. What we originally thought would last through the month has blossomed into a much larger series, because there were so many misconceptions out there, we didn’t want to exclude any of them.
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It’s STD Awareness Month – Every Month!
Well, not really, but we think it should be!
During STD Awareness Month, this past April, we began doing research on all of the myths surrounding STDs. What we originally thought would last through the month has blossomed into a much larger series, because there were so many misconceptions out there, we didn’t want to exclude any of them.
As such, we’ve decided to continue our myth busting serie...
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Last reviewed on September 6, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
Spicy is how we like it, and today's podcast is certainly muy caliente! – and/or a little questionable. I have to admit, though, we enjoy pushing the envelope a tad. So, take a listen, tell us what you think and how our message has impacted the way you talk about STDs.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting…a Podcast
In an effort to cater to short attention spans (mainly, my...
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Last reviewed on September 6, 2018 by Jenelle Marie Pierce
Spicy is how we like it, and today's podcast is certainly muy caliente! – and/or a little questionable. I have to admit, though, we enjoy pushing the envelope a tad. So, take a listen, tell us what you think and how our message has impacted the way you talk about STDs.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting…a Podcast
In an effort to cater to short attention spans (mainly, my...
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