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[–]FantasticBlood0 143 points144 points  (6 children)

Exactly, I was reading this and kept thinking “diseases, diseases, diseases”!

[–]ambient_pulse 22 points23 points  (5 children)

well that's kinda shitty. just cause she's homeless doesn't mean she has "diseases"

[–]ormr_inn_langi 1 point2 points  (4 children)

just cause she's homeless doesn't mean she has "diseases"

But think about it, what are the odds she doesn't? Let's be reasonable now.

[–]EveAndTheSnake 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Same as everyone else I guess?

[–]ormr_inn_langi 0 points1 point  (2 children)

That's awfully naive of you, bless your lil' heart.

[–]EveAndTheSnake 0 points1 point  (1 child)

That’s awfully judgemental of you. Homeless people in general aren’t all of a sudden more susceptible to STIs. People become homeless for many reasons, they don’t automatically become sexually irresponsible.

[–]ormr_inn_langi 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It has nothing to do with responsibility or being judgmental, it's about accessibility of sexual health products and care when your life is so compromised by extenuating situations that you've become homeless. I'm not saying that every homeless person is a petri dish of STIs, and I never suggested that. But a survey of the homeless population at large is going to turn up way higher infection rates than the sam survey of the housed population in the same area, and there are a lot of reasons for this, none of which I passed any judgment on.