STD Testing: All you need to know

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are very common. Many people do not receive prompt treatment or don’t even seek treatment at all for STDs due to the immense stigma and discrimination that surrounds it. Besides that, many STDs often don’t cause any symptoms at all; even if symptoms do appear, it… Continue reading STD Testing: All you need to know

Let’s Talk Dirty

Ever been turned on by the idea of a partner talking dirty to you? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Dirty talk is a common and popular sexual interest. Dirty talk may feel weird at initially as your brain wheels through the perfect nasty things to say to your partner. To master the dirty talk game,… Continue reading Let’s Talk Dirty

HIV and Mental Health

At some point in life, we tend to face a slump in our mental health. Common major stresses such as the death of a loved one, the loss of a relationship, etc, can definitely challenge our mental health. Mental health can be defined as a person’s overall well-being, in the context of emotional, psychological, and… Continue reading HIV and Mental Health

Sex and Safety on Dating Apps

More and more of us are beginning to ditch the idea of the classic Netflix-and-chill hookups; And honestly, why not? Especially when you can download a dating app that promises no strings sex – Dating and hooking up is literally at your fingertips. But now, the serious bit. Meeting up with someone you’ve only seen… Continue reading Sex and Safety on Dating Apps

Period Bloating

Bloating is one of the most common symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It may happen just before or during you get your period. According to a GP and medical advisor at Doctor 4 U, 3 in 4 women experience bloating at some point in their life. But the question remains, why do you feel like… Continue reading Period Bloating

No Bra Day

No Bra Day was initiated in 2011 by plastic surgeon Dr Mitchell Brown, to promote breast cancer awareness. It is celebrated every year on the 13th of October. Wearers are encouraged to go braless on this day, to free themselves from a constrictive garment, and to act as a reminder of the importance of breast… Continue reading No Bra Day

Why do I get period clots? Is it normal?

Most women may notice clumps or chunks of blood, with a jelly-like consistency when they get their period. These are blood clots. Clots in period blood are common in most women and are nothing to be concerned about. However, it’s also possible that abnormal blood clots in your period blood are the cause of another… Continue reading Why do I get period clots? Is it normal?

Period Poverty

By Steph, 27 August 2021Period poverty is defined as the lack of access to menstrual products, menstrual health and hygiene education, washing facilities, waste management for individuals who menstruate, which often leads to missed school days, job opportunities and also compromised well-being. Globally, over 500 million women and girls are affected by period poverty each… Continue reading Period Poverty