Tanis Smither interviews Susannah Appleby and Faye O'Rourke about women's rights in Ireland
Tanis Smither // 3 February 2017
Let's put an end to tired, retrograde and dangerous ideas about 'mum sex', argues Ellie Hutchinson
Guest Blogger // 7 October 2016
Melanie Xulu argues that the sexism young people face in schools is 'invisible'.
Guest Blogger // 1 June 2015
How can people be reaching 16 without getting useful and relevant sex education? Abigael Watson thinks things need to change so that teens have an understanding of sex that goes beyond the biological explanation from school and the misleading portrayal from porn
Abigael Watson // 23 August 2014
The stuff we learn in school is meant to prepare us for adult life so why aren't we given all the facts about fertility?
Guest Blogger // 20 January 2014
"The thing about sex education at school is that I was left with the impression that if you don't use contraception, you are 99% likely to get knocked up..."
Guest Blogger // 19 January 2014
We were recently contacted by Firecracker Films, who are looking for 16- to 24-year-olds to take part in a documentary on sex and relationships. The F-Word is not involved in and does not endorse this project, but we thought some of you might be interested. If so, please read on!
Laura // 19 May 2013
Last month the Government announced the proposals for reform of the National Curriculum, one of which is NOT making Personal, Social Health and Economic (PSHE) education statutory in primary or...
Ania Ostrowska // 28 April 2013
Guest blogger Rachel reflects on what she should have learned in sex education, from female orgasms to LGBT relationships
Rachel Munford // 12 January 2013
Laura argues that it's the sexism rather than the sex we should be worried about when it comes to young people "sexting"
Laura // 12 December 2012
Chrissy D argues that Cindy Gallop's sex education venture is well intentioned but doesn't really make a dent in the issue it seeks to address
Guest Blogger // 21 October 2012
A guest post from Beth Granter about an upcoming demonstration against Nadine Dorries' abstinence sex education bill.
Philippa Willitts // 4 January 2012
Correction made on 26 July 2011 (see first comment below). In May 2011, the launch of the Sexual Education and Relationships Council was announced. Founding members of this council include...
Holly Combe // 25 July 2011
If the likes of Nadine “I-heart-depriving-women-of-the-right-to-determine-the-course-of-their-own-lives” Dorries and co. are to be believed, the real problem with thongs and padded bras being marketed at young girls and pop culture being...
Laura // 2 June 2011
I grew up in the “teenage pregnancy capital of Europe”, Scarborough. When I was 13 in 1998, 55.8% of teenage girls became pregnant at some point.
Guest Blogger // 25 May 2011
A measure to introduce mandatory abstinence only sex education – but only for girls – passed its first reading in the Commons today, 67-61. Who introduced this bill? Our friend...
Jess McCabe // 4 May 2011
As a parent, sex education for children is something that’s really important to me. I want my son to grow up with a healthy view of sex and relationships. I...
Anji Capes // 27 June 2010
There have been a few radio ventures on the F-word front over the past week. You can catch Louise Livesey talking about last Friday’s Reclaim the Night in Oxford on...
Holly Combe // 10 November 2009
You may already be aware that under-age people’s right to confidential sexual health advice is to be challenged in the courts next month by Sue Axon, a woman who wishes...
Holly Combe // 19 October 2005