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Carissa Ruf
Nov 19, 2018

Safer Sex is Super Week

Nov 19, 2018 by Carissa Ruf

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Office of Health Promotion is hosting our annual Safer Sex is Super Week from Monday, November 26th - Saturday, December 1st.  World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died from HIV/AIDS. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

Our goal is to provide you with resources and information on safer sex practices! Safer sex supplies and Choosing to Abstain kits will be available all week. Be sure to stop by during our daily events on campus (including Safer Sex Olympics and Sex Toy Bingo) to purchase a safer sex themed chocolate lollipop (benefiting Planned Parenthood) and for the chance to receive a FREE T-SHIRT while supplies last!

Monday, November 26th
Masturbation Monday
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center Lobby

Join the Office of Health Promotion for some Masturbation Station education! Fly over to the Student Center Lobby to learn about masturbation and sex toys! This information table will focus on safer sex practices, self-pleasure, and sex toy health and safety.

Tuesday, November 27th
Fight Those STI’s In Disguise
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Sprague Library Lobby

Did you know STI’s are more likely to be contracted from the ages 15-24? Or that almost every sexually active person can contract HPV at some point in their lifetime? At this event the Office of Health Promotion will be educating students on the symptoms of various STI’s, prevalence of HPV among college aged students as well as how to properly protect themselves against STI’s. Together, we have the power to continue to educate the campus community on STI’s, and we will be able to effectively combat them. Superheroes need to be protected and so do you, so come join us!

Wednesday, November 28th
Aphrodisiac Power Up Station
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center Lobby

Do you need to power up? Visit us in the Student Center Lobby from 10:30am - 12:30pm to learn about tasty aphrodisiac snacks and other safer sex facts!

Thursday, November 29th
Safer Sex Olympics
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Student Recreation Center Lobby

Calling all superheroes! Are you prepared to battle the topics surrounding safer sex in one go around? Then come to the Student Recreation Center Lobby where we will be fighting the Safer Sex Wheel of Doom, the Mighty Trojan Horse, and so much more! Your victory prize? A Safer Sex is Super Shirt (whiles supplies last!)!

Friday, November 30th
Sex Toy Bingo
Time:  1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballrooms ABC
Student ID required for entrance

Play Bingo, win Prizes, and learn about sex toys! Join the Office of Health Promotion for this superhero themed event as we provide educational information safer sex practices with toys! And yes, we will really be raffling off sex toys (as well as safer sex supplies and non-sex toys) as prizes. Everyone will receive at least one chance to win. We hope to see you all there! Make sure you're early to receive a free T-shirt while supplies last! Please note there is limited capacity - entry to the event is first come first serve.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion, Weekends at Montclair (WAM!), Office for Social Justice and Diversity, RecBoard, Greek Life, and Office of Commuter Life.

Saturday, December 1st
Saturday Crafternoon
Time:  12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Drop In Center

All superheroes need protection, but their protection should always be properly stored. Come to the Drop In Center to decorate your own superhero condom case! We will have all the materials you need to make sure your case is ready to shine!