What sex is—and what it isn't—is very personal. Not everybody agrees on which activities "count" as forms of sex. Some people don't believe oral sex is sex, for example. For some forms of sex, phone sex or online sex, you don't have to be in the same room. But if you don't call what you're doing sex, you may think you're safe from STD.
This pamphlet offers an overview of various types of sexual contact and discusses whether they put partners at risk of getting STD.
Compares pregnancy prevention and STD prevention
Covers basic steps to lower STD risk
Lists ideas for how to talk with a partner about safer sex
Emphasizes that condoms are effective at preventing pregnancy and most STDs