I finally said, “You know, HIV is transmittable by good old-fashioned, red-blooded, hetero-normative, married sex.”
transmit trans·mit (trāns-mĭt', trānz-)
v. trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting, trans·mits
To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey.
To cause to spread; pass on.
To impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down.