A Body Modification Primer
But before you run out and get a lovely bit of metal in your eyebrow, or a gorgeous portrait of Bugs Bunny indelibly inked onto your shoulder, take a moment to read up on body modification, and make sure you know what it's all about. Tattoos and body piercings can be a great way to express your individuality, but they're permanent, after all, and not without health risks.
Life Lessons from the Third Stall on the Left
Everything I needed to know about body image I learned in a bathroom in the seventh grade. Well, almost everything.
It's More Than Just a Pound of Flesh
I remember when I was seventeen, I tried on some new ideas. One of my ideas was that notions of "right" and "wrong" were false creations of society, and did not actually exist. Yeah, it didn't make much sense back then, either.
Safe, Sound & Sexy: A Safer Sex How-To
What's safer sex? Find out how you can best reduce your risks of STIs and protect your health and how to do it and be supported in it without feeling like the Sex Decency Brigade or bringing on the buzzkill.
On the Rag: A Guide to Menstruation
What's the menstrual cycle? How does it all work? What are periods and options for managing them, and when's it time to check in with a healthcare provider?
Human Reproduction: A Seafarer's Guide
How a pregnancy happens is a lot more complicated and a whole lot more interesting than just a sperm cell and an egg cell running into each other. Here's our map to the way there...or not.
Your First Gynecologist Visit
Want to know what to expect at your first gynecologists' or reproductive health exam? We've got the lowdown for you here.
The FBI Files: Vaginismus
Some people experience great pain or discomfort with vaginal sex or other kinds of vaginal entry that's not about hymens, lack of arousal or lubrication, or rough partners, but about a health condition known as vaginismus.