Health & Wellness

Articles on everything from how to use a condom to mindfulness. This is where we cover all things sex and health – the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual.

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An Introduction To Slow Sex

In this blog Asa Baav, coach, matchmaker and founder of Tailor Matched takes a closer look into what slow sex is, what the benefits are, and… Asa BaavAsa Baav (she/her) is the founder of Tailor Matched,  a matchmaking agency for the wild at heart and the nationwide thought leader in sexual and romantic compatibility. As a matchmaker, coach, and educator she is on a mission to help busy professionals create deeply satisfying romantic relationships, inside and outside the bedroom – no matter where they are on their dating and relationship journey. Links Website: https://tailormatched.com/ Links Social: https://www.instagram.com/tailormatched/?hl=en https://tailormatched.com/

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All About All The Feelings: Let’s Talk Jealousy

Writer Charlotte Moore asked people in open and poly relationships about how to manage the so-called “green-eyed monster”, as well as exploring why jealousy might not… Charlotte MooreCharlotte Moore is a Mancunian freelance writer covering LGBTQ+ issues and mental health. Outside of this, you’ll find her taking photos of her cat, rewatching The Office and complaining about writing in the third person. Instagram @charlotte.a.moore

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Period Sex: Your Questions Answered

Author and educator Tara Costello addresses people’s most common questions about how to have sex when it’s that time of the month.  Language Note: this article… Tara CostelloTara (she/her) is a writer and educator who has been talking frankly and writing about menstruation for more than a decade. Her debut book Red Moon Gang: An Inclusive Guide To Periods is out now. Follow her on Instagram @redmoongang.

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How To Practice Consent Without Sounding Like A Robot

Tying in with Brook’s theme of consent this Sexual Health Week, Mia Schachter relates a personal story and offers some guidance on how to… Mia SchachterMia Schachter (they/them) is a Consent Educator, Intimacy Coordinator for TV, Film, and Theater, a podcaster, musician, and writer living in their hometown of Los Angeles. They teach classes to individuals, couples, and groups online. You can follow their work on Instagram @consentwizard.

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Kissing & Too Hot To Handle: A Personal Essay

In this piece, writer Rachel Charlton-Dailey talks about what kissing means to her. TW. This article mentions abusive relationships. If this is something that you… Rachel Charlton-DaileyRachel Charlton-Dailey (she/they) is a freelance journalist and disability activist. She writes openly and honestly about bisexuality, disability rights, sobriety and class. Their work has featured in HuffPost, Metro, The Guardian and Healthline. She is also the founder and editor of The Unwritten, a publication for disabled people.

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Period Sex: Everything You Need To Know

Author and educator Tara Costello breaks down everything you need to know about period sex and how to have a bloody good time doing it.  Language… Tara CostelloTara (she/her) is a writer and educator who has been talking frankly and writing about menstruation for more than a decade. Her debut book Red Moon Gang: An Inclusive Guide To Periods is out now. Follow her on Instagram @redmoongang.

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Sober Hedonism: How To Go To Sex Parties Sober

Erotica writer Ida J talks about her experiences of sex parties and sobriety. This article comes with a content warning for substance/alcohol abuse and addiction. 

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Should Enthusiasm Be A Requirement For Sex?

Intimacy Coordinator and Consent Educator Mia Schachter takes a look at the concept of enthusiast consent, and asks whether the term provides more problems than… Mia SchachterMia Schachter (they/them) is a Consent Educator, Intimacy Coordinator for TV, Film, and Theater, a podcaster, musician, and writer living in their hometown of Los Angeles. They teach classes to individuals, couples, and groups online. You can follow their work on Instagram @consentwizard.

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What Is Squirting?

Queen of the Skene’s (glands) Lola is back with a deep, splashy dive into the wonderful world of squirting.  Squirting is a physical manifestation… Lola JeanLola Jean is a Sex Educator, Mental Health Professional, Wrestler, Pro Domme and World Record Holder for Volume Squirting (solo.) providing the No Frills Sex Education we both need and deserve. Lola brings a refreshing understanding to sex, sexuality and kink to push individuals past what they think they are capable of. There is so much we are not exploring due to fear. Fear of how society will view us. How our partners will view us. How our peers will view us. Lola helps individuals stop making excuses and unlock who they are and what they deserve. https://lolajean.com/

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Don’t Let Shame Limit Your Sex Life

Alice Broster speaks to sex and relationship therapists about how to stop shame from limiting your sex life.   Many Toms and Kittens know that… Alice BrosterAlice (she/her) is a London-based freelance journalist and broadcaster. She loves covering sex and relationships, mental, maternal, and menstrual health, and pop culture. Alice has worked with Bustle, HuffPost, The List, Forbes, BBC, and Metro among others. From the side effects of contraception to why you sweat more when you’re on your period, Alice thinks every situation is made better when you talk about it (preferably over a cup of tea.) Twitter: https://twitter.com/alicebroster1 Website: https://muckrack.com/alice-broster