• Meet Our PrEP Lead!

    Meet Merissa Hawkins, our PrEP and Nonprofit Lead! She joined our team in July 2017 from Columbus, Ohio. She is passionate about finding creative ways to make healthcare more engaging and accessible, particularly in the world of HIV prevention and women’s health. So of course, …

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  • Eat Your Way to a Healthy Vagina

    Food effects your health! That’s hardly any news, but the principle also applies to the vagina. Check which foods can relieve and prevent vaginal bothers.  Food that works against yeast infections Yogurt: Yeast infections are a common nuisance caused by the candida fungus. If you …

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  • The History of Sex Toys

    Ever wondered how your trusted rabbit came to life? Let us take you through the fascinating history of sex toys. Spoiler: Your ancestors were just as horny as you, if not more!

    Experts believe sexual aids have been around for several thousand years, with the first ever trace of sexual artifacts over 30,000 years ago!

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  • Sexual Healing For Self-Care

    Lanai Daniels, an NYC based sex educator and one of our contributors, dives into sexual healing as an empowering form of self-care.   On Saturday, August 12, I traveled to New Women Space to attend an event called “Sex as Healing: Better Sex & Self …

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  • Do Period Cycles Really Sync?

    You’ve probably heard that when people with periods live together, their menstrual cycles begin to sync. Is this true? In 1971, Nature published the first study looking at over 100 women living in college dorms to see if their cycle synchronized. They found that a significant number …

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  • Navigating Safe Sex

    Hitting up the health center again, awkwardly standing in line to get tested, and for what?  “I feel fine, I’m sure Jack, or John, or what’s-his-name is STI- free.” Well, that’s the thing though, you never know. If not careful, yesterday’s bliss can easily result …

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  • The Truth About the Pull Out Method

    The pull out method or withdrawal is the oldest form of birth control. It is actually quite easy to explain, the man has to pull his penis out from the vagina before he ejaculates. However, even if your partner does manage to do this, there is also a slight chance that you can get pregnant from pre-ejaculatory fluid, also known as ‘pre-cum.’

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  • Spotting on Birth Control – What’s Going On?

    Birth control pills can sometimes cause abnormal vaginal bleeding or ‘spotting.’ Spotting is more likely to happen when the birth control method you use has very little-to-no estrogen. Estrogen-free, progestin-only methods include the shot, the implant, the hormonal IUD (Mirena), and the mini-pill.

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