How and when to come out to your doctor
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6:30 Poly in the news
9:30 Topic: Coming out to your doctor
With cohost Koe Creation.
- What your doctors need to know
- The gender of the people you have sex with
- The number of people you have sex with
- What you use in terms of barriers and birth control
- Any health conditions or concerns that you or your partners have that might affect the experience of identifying or treating an STI
- How and when to come out and which doctors to come out to
- Minx’s advice to doctors about intake questions that will help the patient feel more comfortable revealing their relationship orientation and sexual identity
- 28:10 Advocating for the type of STI testing you want and why “test for everything” isn’t clear enough
- Model “reactive” and “non-reactive” versus “clean” or “positive”
36:30 Happy poly moment
J shares a wonderful holiday happy poly moment
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