*Sex Ed Week at UofL*
February 13th-17th 2023
An annual week of sexual health and education programing. Stay tuned for more information on resources, events, and prizes! Follow @HealthyCardsUofL on Instagram for updates.
The goal of BANG* is to promote sexual health education, destigmatize conversations around sexuality, and deconstruct shame while having fun and winning pleasurable prizes. Stay tuned for all of the action by following Health Promotion on Instagram @HealthyCardsUofL
The schedule of events
Monday, February 13th -- Anal Sex 101 at the Cultural & Equity Center from 6pm-8pm "Fact versus fiction- come discuss anal sex culture and learn the truth about safe and pleasurable anal sex!"
Tuesday, February 14th -- Christianity and Sexuality in SAC 118 from 3pm-5pm "Join us for an open discussion facilitated by a religious studies professor. Topics will include stigma, masturbation, monogamy and more!"
Wednesday, February 15th -- Love You Safely in the Floyd Theater from 6pm-7pm "Learn more about STIs, safer sex, and prevention from a panel of sexual health experts!"
Thursday, February 16th -- Sex Ed Trivia: Pleasure Edition in SAC 116-117 from 7pm -9pm "Test your SEX EDUCATION knowledge during BANG* Sex Ed Week at UofL. Get SPICY prizes, safer sex supplies, and knowledge!"
Friday, February 17th -- Put Your Love to the Test in Humanities 100 from 6pm-7pm "Celebrate Black Love by coming to watch partners from around campus compete in a series of games in the ultimate test of love."
Sexual Health Kit
A personalized safer sex supply kit that you can request! Kits contain external condoms, internal condoms (otherwise known as female/FC2 condoms), lubricant samples, pregnancy tests, and educational pamphlets on sexuality topics (STI/HIV testing, helpful websites, etc.).
Visit here to put in a request: Bit.ly/SHkit
FREE HIV Testing
The HIV Testing schedule has changed and is now offered on a monthly basis.
11am-3pm on 1/19, 2/9, 3/9, & 4/12 during Spring 2023
Location: Health Promotion Wellbeing Central in our new location in the Student Activities Center (SAC) W309
FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. This test consists of a finger prick, which is a more reliable method of determining one's HIV status than a mouth swab. Receive results in office within 20 minutes after the test. Referrals for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis testing are available.
No appointment needed. First come, first tested.
Sexual Health Coaching
Individual sexual health coaching appointments at Health Promotion (SAC W309) with a trained sexual health advisor. To schedule an appointment, please email Savanah Low at S.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502-852-08799. Walk-ins are welcome!
POZ Empowerment Group
The POZ empowerment group exists for college students in Louisville seeking an anonymous community, education, and support after a positive HIV. HSV and or HPV test. Facilitated by the Sexual Health and Relationships Program Coordinator, this group will empower participants to better understand their status, provide support with disclosure/ speaking to partners, and explore advocacy around STI stigma and shame. Sessions occur on the second Thursday of the month from 5:00PM-6:00PM on UofL campus. To register, fill out the interest form at tinyurl.com/POZGroup
Sexual Health Facilitation Training
Our Whole Lives ( OWL) 7-12th Grade & Young Adult/Adult Facilitator Training- Participants gain useful information and skills on sexual health, sexual identity, healthy relationships, and sexual values; engage in group facilitation while boosting your confidence discussing sexuality topics and practicing effective facilitation techniques. Training takes place every June. Cost: $300+. Includes 2.5 day training, certification, and meals.
To learn more about the Our Whole Lives lifespan curricula: uua.org/re/owl.
All other questions, please email Low at s.Low@louisville.edu .
Up-to-date information and resources that focus on a variety of health topics are always available in the Health Promotion office (SAC Room W309) or on our Instagram @healthycardsuofl
Models and demonstrations
Sexual health educators are available to demonstrate proper use of barrier methods and contraceptives. Anatomical models are available to practice condom application and to improve bodily knowledge. Contraception and barrier method models are also available for students to view different options.