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BREAKING THE CHAINS OF SEXUAL SHAME

Sexual shame is a hugely common issue for many people. We live in a society that sends shaming messages about bodies and sex constantly so when Violet Grey offered to write us a piece about it including ways in which we can challenge that shame we knew we had to take her up on the […]

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Vaginismus: sex is not supposed to hurt

This week we are delighted to welcome back Quinn Rhodes with the first in a two part series of posts about vaginismus “Just relax and think about something else.” “Have some wine!” “It’s normal for it to hurt the first time he fucks you.” These are all things that women and afab people* are told […]

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Get Tested HIV Day

National HIV Testing day

Have you ever taken a HIV test? If not then today, which is National HIV Testing day, is the day when we are going to encourage you to change that. We are very lucky here in the UK that testing for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections are done for free on the NHS, however […]

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My trip to the Sexual Health Clinic

So today. 14th January, is STIQ day. The Q stands for question and the idea behind the day is to encourage people to think about the sexual health and encourage people to get check-ups and ask questions about who they can better keep themselves safe and healthy whilst having an active sex life. Sexually transmitted […]

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The Ins and Outs of Contraception

Despite the fact that we tend to teach young people that sex is about reproduction the main reason humans actually have sex is for pleasure. For most people sex for reproduction purposes will be something they do on a number of limited occasions throughout their life and for some people it will be something they […]

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Play it safe

Sex with a partner can be a great thing, in fact it should be a pleasurable experience but it is hard to really enjoy it if you are worried about becoming pregnant or catching a sexually transmitted infection. There are lots of different types of options to pick from when it comes to contraception but […]

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