Everyone who is sexually active is at risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease (including HIV). How high is your risk? Well, it depends both on who you are and who you’re sleeping with. It is without a doubt that it is important that everyone practice safe sex in every sexual encounter with every sexual partner. This statement, however, may just not be realistic for some. The following list of questions encompass those that people should ask themselves in order to start thinking about risk. People can still contract an STD, even if they fall in the lowest risk category. Some, however, are in more danger than others.