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Trumpet Master
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Is there anything special that you have to do when you are having sex and it is between two women? I would like to know so I won't do somthing I will seriously regret.

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Heather
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Given the section you posted in, do you mean in terms of safer sex/STI prevention?

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Yeah. I am not yet sexualy active. But I belive knowlage is power and I am not yet enightened on this topic. So I would like to know about STIs and safer sex. I will also use this information later in my life too.... Hopefully XD

[ 07-11-2010, 01:50 PM: Message edited by: Kyou's mutt ]

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Heather
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Hey, good for you on planning ahead! We salute you! [Smile]

So, ultimately, when it comes to safer sex, it's about what activities people are doing, not about the gender of the people doing them. So, lesbian women would protect themselves the same way as a hetero couple for oral sex, for instance.

We've got a full guide here that tells you what that means for a given activity: Safe, Sound & Sexy: A Safer Sex How-To.

Then there's this list of what activity presents risks of what STIs: STI Risk Assessment: The Cliff's Notes.

Now, with people with vulvas who have ONLY ever slept with people with vulvas, the risks of most STIs are smaller than for folks who have had any penises involved.

However, many lesbian women have had male partners before, and the risks are still present, so if you want to do a good job of reducing them, you just protect yourself the same way straight or other queer folks do.

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Thanks for helping me out and providing all this great information!! [Smile]

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Glad to do so! [Smile]

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