Articles about 'sexual health'

A brief history of normalising female pain

Women’s pain being dismissed or not taken seriously is a tale as old as time, writes Helena Jackson

Guest Blogger // 7 June 2018

Categories: Blog

My vaginismus is not for male sexual pleasure

More awareness of vaginismus as a serious medical condition is needed to challenge the idea that we’re simply women with ‘tight’ vaginas, says Vanessa de Largie

Guest Blogger // 15 April 2018

Categories: Blog

There’s nothing ‘broken’ about not being interested in sex

The pressure to perform and enjoy sex a certain way can make some women feel they’re ‘broken’ for not doing it ‘right’, writes Fran Bushe

Guest Blogger // 12 February 2018

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Pelvic mesh scandal exposes misogyny in medicine

A worldwide medical scandal has not only left hundreds of thousands of women in pain but exposed how deeply entrenched misogyny is in medicine, writes Kate Harveston

Guest Blogger // 6 October 2017

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Is our sexual health the final unexplored frontier?

Mother Pearl calls on us to start talking about our libidos and feeling more comfortable with low sex drives

Guest Blogger // 22 May 2017

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PrEP is a game changer in HIV prevention, but why isn’t it available to women?

Susan Cole wonders why the NHS hasn't yet decided whether to make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) available to women at high risk of contracting HIV, despite indications of its effectiveness

Guest Blogger // 7 November 2015

Categories: Blog

Festive contraceptive cheer

Maybe it’s just me, but any campaign that the Torygraph refers to as “vulgar” and the Fail as “brazen” has got to be on the right track. Our outraged friends...

Laura // 7 December 2011

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New Government Discussions Place Young People’s Rights Under Serious Threat

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

Categories: Blog

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