BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY
AlDS/STD* RISK REDUCTION GUIDELINES FOR SAFER SEX
*Sexually Transmitted Disease
Decrease the number of different sex partners.
Avoid: Group sex/orgies and one night stands with unknown partners.
Stop the exchange of cum (semen) and blood - ALWAYS USE CONDOMS
AVOID: Anal intercourse, rimming (oral-anal contact), fisting (giving and retrieving). scat (contact with feces), and water sports (urine in mouth, anus or eyes).
Don’t inject any drugs not prescribed to you; avoid drugs and drug users.
POSITIVE STEPS YOU SHOULD TAKE
Know about your sex partner and ask about their health when in doubt, say NO!
Increase touching and general body contact kissing is low risk. at best.
Shower before sex and inspect your partner swollen lymph glands or skin sores.
Take good care of your body and general health get enough rest, good nutrition and exercise. Get regular checkups. Find a physician with whom you are comfortable and with whom you communicate your lifestyle openly.
Reduce: Stress. alcohol, cigarettes. marijuana, poppers and other recreational drugs.
Don’t donate blood, plasma. semen or body organs.
Sex is an important part of our lives. We owe it to ourselves and our partners to keep it as healthy (low risk)as we can.
AIDS SAFE-SEX GUIDELINES
SAFE SEX PRACTICES
Message, Hugging, Mutual Masturbation, Social Kissing (Dry) Body to Body Rubbing (Frottage) Fantasy
POSSIBLY SAFE SEX PRACTICES
French Kissing (Wet)
Anal Intercourse With Condom
Vaginal Intercourse With Condom
Sucking—Stop before Climax
Watersports— External Only (Risk Increases with Multiple Partners)
UNSAFE SEX PRACTICES
Sharing Sex Toys or Needles
Semen or Urine in Mouth
Anal Intercourse Without Condom
Vaginal Intercourse Without Condom
Milwaukee AIDS Project
P.O. Box 92505 Milwaukee, WI 53202 273-AIDS
This poster was prepared by the Milwaukee AIDS Project with support from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Any opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policies of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
IT’S A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH