sexual health

9.16.19

1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."

7.12.19

Remember Crabs? Turns Out They Didn't Disappear Along With Our Pubes

When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs—but they're just as common as they've ever been.

4.24.19

Please Stop Putting Garlic in Your Vaginas, OB/GYN Begs

Congratulations, you’ve turned your most sensitive orifice into Gilroy, California for ABSOLUTELY NO REASON—according to Dr. Jennifer Gunter.

2.6.19

Not So Fast: Women Who Have Premature Orgasms Explain How They Deal

Premature orgasm doesn't only affect men. Here's how women who come early found help through masturbation, edging, and being open with their partners.

1.24.19

Teens Can Now Text This Bot to Answer Their Awkward Sex Questions

Planned Parenthood's new AI chatbot named Roo is ready to answer young people's burning questions about masturbation, STI's, reproductive health, and more.

12.3.18

The Anti-HIV Drug PrEP May Be Getting Unfairly Blamed for STDs

The data shows that the opposite could be true.

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11.27.18

Truvada May Be Getting Unfairly Blamed for the Spread of STDs

PrEP is great at blocking HIV, but as its use grows, so do fears that people will be more sexually reckless and spread other STDs. But researchers are coming to think that the opposite could be true.

11.23.18

These Porn Actors Are Working to Destigmatize HIV

With services under threat and effective sex ed still a myth, HIV positive performers are using their platforms to educate and advocate.

10.19.18

We Looked Into Why Men Get Morning Erections

Scientists are starting to solve the mystery of morning wood.

10.11.18

‘Edging’ and Other Techniques to Make Sex Last Longer

Science-backed advice to help guys make premature ejaculation a thing of the past.

10.4.18

Barbie Ferreira Learns How to Talk Dirty

In this episode of "How to Behave," Barbie consults a dirty talk instructor and a women's sexual health expert to learn how to talk about sex.

10.2.18

I Tried ‘Free Bleeding’ and It Wasn’t a Total Disaster

Not using tampons for a whole cycle completely changed the way I think about my period.

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