Get Tested: National HIV Testing Day

iknowmine staff - Friday, June 26, 2015
1 in 8 people with #HIV don’t know they have it. Learn more, grab condoms, and get tested! We’re at SCF PCC & ANMC until 2. #NHTD

1 in 8 people with #HIV don’t know they have it. Learn more, grab condoms, and get tested! We’re at SCF PCC & ANMC until 2. #NHTD

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How to Break up With Your Partner

iknowmine staff - Monday, June 22, 2015
rookiemag:
“How to Take a Break From Your Significant OtherSplitting from your partner for the short-term can make the long-term WAY better.
By Krista. Illustration by Leeay.
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rookiemag:

How to Take a Break From Your Significant Other

Splitting from your partner for the short-term can make the long-term WAY better. 

By Krista. Illustration by Leeay.

(via hellyeahscarleteen)

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National HIV Testing Day with SCF

iknowmine staff - Monday, June 22, 2015
We’re tabling today and Friday at Southcentral Foundation Primary Care Clinic for National HIV Testing Day. Come check out all 24 condom designs! #NHTD (at SFC Primary Care Clinic)

We’re tabling today and Friday at Southcentral Foundation Primary Care Clinic for National HIV Testing Day. Come check out all 24 condom designs! #NHTD (at SFC Primary Care Clinic)

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New SITV Trailer

iknowmine staff - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

SITV Trailer - More info from iknowmine on Vimeo.

Trailer for Safe in the Village - a brand new short film about three teens in rural Alaska dealing with sex, alcohol, and their futures. To bring this film to your community please contact us at sitv@anthc.org or visit us at iknowmine.org/sitv

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Viral Hepatitis: Find Out if You're at Risk

iknowmine staff - Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Millions in the US are living w/ viral #hepatitis. Most don’t know it. Find out if you’re at risk & be #HepAware http://thndr.it/1z5X4RP

Millions in the US are living w/ viral #hepatitis. Most don’t know it. Find out if you’re at risk & be #HepAware http://thndr.it/1z5X4RP

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Dr. Beth Answers

iknowmine staff - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Another great question submitted to Dr. Beth to answer. Read below:

Question:

My gf had the implant inserted on 4/20 we had unprotected sex 4/27 is the implant effective against pregnancy?

Answer:

Thanks for your question-

The informational insert for Implanon (I am assuming that is the implant that was used) suggests alternative birth control methods for the first 7 days.  I suspect you are safe, but have a low threshold for getting tested if she has symptoms of pregnancy.

And remember, the implant is only effective for pregnancy and does not protect you from gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV etc.  If you are not using condoms, it would be a great idea for you both to get screened for any STDs and then be monogamous!

Stay safe,
Dr. Beth

To learn more about different sexually transmitted diseases (STD), such as chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, HIV; or about different options to prevent pregnancy visit iknowmine.org.

Submit your own questions via our Tumblr, website, or text message (text “4HEALTH” to 313131 to sign up & start).

-iknowmine.org staff

P.S. Live in Alaska? You can always order free condoms and free, at-home STD testing at iknowmine.org too!

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NYO Starts Tomorrow

iknowmine staff - Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Starts tomorrow! Schedule and more at http://citci.org/event-programs/nyo-games/
Come by for your chance to win some iknowmine swag! Or pick up as many free condoms as you can carry or just say hi. We love meeting our followers and users of...

Starts tomorrow! Schedule and more at http://citci.org/event-programs/nyo-games/

Come by for your chance to win some iknowmine swag! Or pick up as many free condoms as you can carry or just say hi. We love meeting our followers and users of iknowmine.

Want to learn more about NYO? Check out this short video by Indie Alaska about NYO games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HY6LCaIhi4

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The Gender Unicorn

iknowmine staff - Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Let’s start Transgender Day of Visibility off with our good friend above created by the wonderful transstudent resource! Click on The Gender Unicorn to learn how to fill out your own The Gender Unicorn to map where you are on the...

Let’s start Transgender Day of Visibility off with our good friend above created by the wonderful transstudent resource! Click on The Gender Unicorn to learn how to fill out your own The Gender Unicorn to map where you are on the spectrum.

transstudent (transstudent.org) also provides great definitions such as:

Definitions:
Gender Identity: Gender Identity: One’s internal sense of being male, female, neither of these, both, or another gender. Everyone has a gender identity, including you. For transgender people, their sex assigned at birth and their own internal sense of gender identity are not the same. Female, woman, and girl and male, man, and boy are also NOT necessarily linked to each other but are just six common gender identities.
Gender Expression/Presentation: The physical manifestation of one’s gender identity through clothing, hairstyle, voice, body shape, etc. Most transgender people seek to make their gender expression (how they look) match their gender identity (who they are), rather than their sex assigned at birth.
Sex Assigned at Birth: The assignment and classification of people as male, female, intersex, or another gender based on a combination of anatomy, hormones, chromosomes. It is important we don’t simply use “sex” because of the vagueness of the definition of sex and its place in transphobia.
Sexually Attracted To: Sexual Orientation. It is important to note that sexual and romantic/emotional attraction can be from a variety of factors including but not limited to gender identity, gender expression/presentation, and sex assigned at birth.
Romantically/Emotionally Attracted To: Romantic/emotional orientation. It is important to note that sexual and romantic/emotional attraction can be from a variety of factors including but not limited to gender identity, gender expression/presentation, and sex assigned at birth.

Learn more at Trans Student Educational Resources.

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Free Quick Painless HIV Testing

iknowmine staff - Monday, March 30, 2015
Not #covered? Alaska has lots of testing locations where you can receive FREE or low-cost testing. Remember! It’s Alaska law that minors can access ANY sexual health service (including HIV & STD testing) without parental consent or notification.
Find...

Not #covered? Alaska has lots of testing locations where you can receive FREE or low-cost testing. Remember! It’s Alaska law that minors can access ANY sexual health service (including HIV & STD testing) without parental consent or notification.

Find testing locations in Alaska and across the US at iknowmine.org.

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It's Valentine's Day-Wear a Condom

iknowmine staff - Thursday, February 12, 2015

Hey Alaska! Getting ready for some #VDay action? Brush up on your healthy relationship basics, learn where and how to get STD tested for free, then order your free condoms!

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