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5 Things Couples Should Discuss Before Attending A Play Party Together

I have learned a lot—both from personal experiences and as a play party host—about what people should discuss with their partner(s) before attending a play party together. Here are the top 5 things you should make sure to discuss with your partner(s) prior to the event will help you not only navigate parties more easily together but will also allow you to have more fun with a lot less stress and anxiety.

The words "Let's Stop Calling Yeast Infections "Gross" sit on a white box on top of purple brush strokes on a light purple background. The Hedonish logo is in teal at the bottom left of the graphic

Yeast infections are so common for folks with vulvas that you’re statistically more “normal” if you have had a yeast infection than if you’ve never had one, yet nearly 70% of people with vulvas are embarrassed when they have one, and less then half would feel comfortable telling a friend.

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Social Media's War On Sex Ed - Hedonish.com

Social media is a source of information and education, especially on topics that are aren’t being taught elsewhere—like sex education.
…At least it could be if social media companies stopped restricting access to sex education and sex positive content.

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No, You Really Don't Have to Apologize: How We Teach Women to Over-Apologize and Criticize Them For Doing It

Like many women, saying “sorry” too much is something I learned growing up. It’s a problem, but telling women they “have to stop apologizing” isn’t the solution—we need to change the culture around why we teach people they have something to apologize for.

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Why Being Called a Tease is a Consent Issue - Hedonish.com

After declining an invitation back to her date’s apartment recently, my younger sister worried she would come off “as a tease.” So in true big sister fashion, I’m going to give you all the same unsolicited advice I gave my sister— there is no such thing as being a tease. My sister’s concern over being a tease still makes me worry that down the line, with this date or another, she’ll be in a situation where she doesn’t feel she had the right to say no, or feels uncomfortable saying it. Here are 5 things we all want our loved ones to know about consent.

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