GENERAL PURPOSE: To persuade my audience of the importance of wearing condoms.
SPECIFIC PURPOSE: To convince everyone that wearing condoms can help prevent you from catching a Sexually Transmitted Disease or even worse AID's/HIV.
CENTRAL IDEA: To take action and make sure everyone can protect not only themselves but protect the lives of others.
In today's society sex plays a major role. Many people look at sex as a way of getting rid of stress. According to, www.std-gov.org about 65 million people living in the United States live with a Sexually Transmitted Disease. Sex is something great when you're with that special person, and you want them to really get a great feel of your love for them. Sex can also bring problems once you start having it unprotected. It can cause many different STD's, pregnancy, or even worse AID's/HIV. Some of these diseases are really life threating, and can cause many different problems. Sexually Transmitted Diseases are diseases that are mainly passed from one person to another during sexually intercourse. There are at least 25 different STD's with a range of different symptoms.
Signpost: These are a few types of STD's chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, hepatitis B, genital warts, and syphilis.