STD Spotlight: HPV

hpvI recently got into a heated discussion about things related to HPV, Fangirls, and it reminded me how important of an STD it is to talk about. When we think about sexually transmitted infections or diseases, HPV, or Human Papillomavirus, seems to be overlooked much too often. That has to change for a laundry list of reasons, friends.

Read More »

Advertisements

STD Spotlight: Chlamydia

It’s time we got into the nitty gritty of things. We’ve talked protection, circumstance, contraction. However, there’s so much more to be covered when it comes to sexually transmitted infections. Chlamydia is arguably the most common STD in the United States. Some statistics seem to show that HPV is the most common, but for this sake, we’ll just say they’re tied. Chlamydia runs rampant on college campuses, is very easily contracted, but thankfully, can easily be avoided with a few steps, too. Read More »

Let’s Talk About Semen: Benefits, Uses, & Myths

In my daily life as a person pretty obsessed with sex research, I don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about semen. Which I recently realized is a damn shame. That stuff is a lot more complex and interesting than one would think. What’s even more interesting, though, is all the hubbub surrounding semen. It has it’s more obvious uses, but then there is this whole host of uses & benefits that claim to be the real deal.
Read More »

Let’s Talk About: Sex & The Senses

Fangirls! Humans are incredibly sexually complex, just like the brain. It’s said, and proven, that the brain is really one of the most important organs in sexual arousal. For get your junk for a minute, our brains control & respond to everything happening to our bodies, so it only makes sense. Our brains trigger & react to everything we see, touch, hear, so the relationship of the brain & senses to our sexuality is extremely direct. On the surface of things, it’s clear that touch would be the most prevalent in sexuality, but when you take a closer look at things, its clear that all five play a tremendous role in our arousal.

Read More »

On: Traveling

August brings a whole lot of trips our way, Fangirls. In preparing for them, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about traveling itself and it’s importance. I think that most people as humans feel the need to search & see much more beyond where ever they are most of the time. Vacations, road trips, everyone seems to always be striving for those things. Even if you don’t necessarily dislike where you live, I think people just always have the urge to get up and go, and get out of their normal surroundings. I think it does the brain and the body a whole lot of good. Which is good, because with trips to four different places coming up this month, I better want to get my butt out of town.

Read More »