The risks related to alcohol and AIDS also hold true for other sexually-transmitted diseases. Drinking may cause you to take unaccustomed sexual risks and behave in a way that you normally would not. After a few drinks, judgment falters and inhibitions disappear. Having sex with the wrong person or unprotected sex - what difference does it make? You're flying, you're feeling great, you're living in the moment and, after all, the moment is what's important.
Until you wake up and realize it was a moment that will last a lifetime. Studies show that alcohol abuse is a factor in 60% of all sexually-transmitted diseases.