sexual responsibility

(1) The ethical obligations that a person who knows he/she has an STD—especially HIV—has to others with whom he/she engages in penetrative sexual activity
(2) The duty one has to a partner to not impose the risk of pregnancy and/or sexually-transmitted disease, by wearing condoms, even in absence of known disease

sexual responsibility

The ethical obligations that a person who knows he/she has an STD–especially HIV–has to others with whom he/she engages in penetrative sexual activity. See Negotiated safety, Sexual ethics. Cf Fabian Bridges, Self-protection.
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The athletic department has taken a proactive approach in educating our student-athletes on sexual responsibility by having law enforcement, outside experts and university and athletic department personnel work with our student-athletes throughout the year.
Chapters have been reorganized and discuss nutrition (including new federal dietary guidelines) and weight management before fitness, and the chapter on sexually transmitted infections has been moved to the section on sexual responsibility.
Louis university's Sexual Responsibility Week, reports Fox News.
These ambassadors will be prominent men in society who agree to speak out about issues of concern to them--including perhaps the importance of sexual responsibility or preventing gender-based violence.
You can blame a lack of sex education in schools all you like, and it is clearly still an issue, but at the end of the day teaching kids about sexual responsibility is the duty of parents.
He's ruthless scoundrel completely without morals and possessing all the sexual responsibility of an alley-cat.
Over time there has been erosion of the role which circumcision schools once played in the sexual socialisation of young men, and emergence of the idea that initiation gives men the unlimited and unquestionable fight to sex rather than marking the point at which sexual responsibility begins.
There is good guidance on what we might do in terms of teaching about relationships, sexual responsibility and the mechanism of contraception.
Family planning groups and sexual health practitioners said more emphasis should be put on promoting sexual responsibility after claims that easier access to emergency contraception has failed to prevent abortions.
to prevent teen pregnancy by teaching young males sexual responsibility.
They are experimenting with new sensations to keep sex interesting, but they also need to focus on healthy relationships and sexual responsibility.
there are some themes of sexual responsibility, from the unwanted pregnancy of Jack and Hannah to Tabitha's reckless experimentation and Lucy and Tobin working out the sexual boundaries of their relationship.