Do you think "safe sex" means using a condom? Making sure consent is explicit? You're right, but there's so much more.
I have been a Marriage & Family Therapist for the last 30 years and, in all those years, never have I (or anyone else in my profession) experienced anything like the impact of COVID-19.
What do we mean by the term "needs?" Many times, we use the word "need" to refer to "that which the organism requires in order to survive." This is totally legitimate when we're talking about surviving in the raft after the ship goes down or surviving in a time of plague.
We have only just now reached the inflection point in human history where we could even begin this conversation. Up until this very time, the conversation has been blocked twice over by (1) our need to address the problem of survival and (2) older cultural institutions that claimed this subject matter as theirs.