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.

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Let’s Talk About: Masturbation in Relationships

relamastoThere seems to be a stigma attached to masturbation that says that it is only for those who are single and lonely. However, that’s some real nonsense. Masturbation is for everyone; Single, dating, or in a relationship, whatever type of relationship that may be. Masturbation surely isn’t for everyone, but for those who enjoy it, it’s important to still keep that little spark between you and yourself going, despite having a healthy sex life within a committed relationship.

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Let’s Talk About: Sex Fun Facts

factsEvery Friday, I try to put out the most useful information about sex and sexuality that I can to the online world, Fangirls. So I figured, why not talk about some useless stuff. Well, it’s not totally useless, random factoids do have their place. Like in this article. I’ve compiled some interesting & hilarious facts about sex and anatomy so that, in the true spirit of sex, we can all have a laugh and learn something new.

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Let’s Talk About: Perspectives on Sexuality

5b3c0c161aedf405-worldmap_noborders_detailedIt’s easy to get caught up and more interested in the attitudes towards sex & sexuality in your own community, or even your country as a whole. When researching sexuality, I focus a lot on the US because that is where I’m at, and that’s what effects me. However, thinking about sexuality on a more global scale can really get the wheels turning in your head. Sexuality is a grand, universal thing and each community, culture, and religion have there own view points on what to make of it.

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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: Ted Talks Get Sexy

One of my favorite things to do when I’m not talking about sex, is listen to other people talk about sex. I geek out over what any one has to say, even if I might not necessarily agree or if it’s not entirely correct. Though some of the best sex conversation comes from your everyday friends, acquaintances, or whomever, some of the most fascinating stuff of course comes from people who study this stuff inside and out, and come up with their own unique way of giving that information to the world.

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Let’s Talk About Sex: Fetishes

WARNING: This contains mature content possibly considered graphic or unsuitable for some, please read with caution.

Fangirls! Here we are again for another dose of sex education! Earlier, something peaked my interest in fetishes and I thought it would be a nice discussion to start. It seemed like kind of an overwhelming topic to take on, but I figured we’d scratch the surface and get to learning about the world of fetishes.

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