Last month, I wrote an article about the challenges of navigating my sexual health in bedrooms and exam rooms as a queer woman of color. I had lots of questions about safer sex practices as a woman who has sex with other women, but during my gynecological visit, my health provider had very few answers.
It’s frustrating. Queer sex isn’t uncommon. So why is it so challenging to find the information we need to take care of our sexual health? Where can I find accurate and comprehensive information that can address my concerns?
Just in time for STD Awareness Month, I had an opportunity to interview a culturally competent woman of color health provider and ask all of the questions I had about queer sexual health—namely, sex between women.