STI rates are on the rise, but this isn’t an unsolvable problem. In fact, a good place to start addressing STIs, while also normalizing discussions of sexual health and reducing STI stigma is for doctors to offer their patients STI testing whenever lab work is drawn.
Whether you’re a sex educator or someone advocating for your own healthcare, having access to scientific and medical journals can be an important part of getting the latest and most accurate information, but paywalls often get in the way. Here’s a guide to help you access the resources and information you need!
Announcing a new, private, sex-positive and inclusive “Mast Cell Diseases & Sexuality” Facebook group for open conversations around mast cell diseases, sexuality, sexual health, sex education, and relationship issues.
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.
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.
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.
Opening up a monogamous relationship can be difficult and overwhelming. Here are 6 things you need to do to make the transition smoother.
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about non-latex alternatives for condoms and other safer sex barriers!
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.
Regardless of your motive, think about how flirting makes you feel. Flirting and being flirted with is fun. As we grow up, there are less and less avenues for playful interactions with other people, and eventually flirting is one of the few forms of play we have left. It’s also a huge boost to your self-confidence to be flirted with. Brain chemistry also plays a factor in why flirting can make you feel awesome.