Our Bodies, Ourselves Today
Our Bodies Ourselves Today is building a world-class online platform to provide women, girls, and gender-expansive people with up-to-date, trustworthy, and inclusive information about our health and sexuality.
STI Risk Assessment: The Cliff's Notes
Need to check out what your sexually transmitted disease or infection risk might be in a jiffy?
Your PMDD Primer: A Necessary Guide to an Under Researched Disorder
Other people had to have been struggling with this, right? There was no way I was the only one. But if that was true, then why didn’t I – or anyone else I knew, for that matter – know about it? Why had I wasted years of my life pushing people away, feeling miserable, and not even understanding why? I’m going to make sure that nobody else has to go through what I did.
Pelvis Problems: Athletic Urinary Incontinence
Ads on TV often give the impression that bladder leaks only happen to old ladies who’ve had a bunch of kids. However, urinary incontinence (UI) affects people of all ages, genders, and activity levels. There are many different types of UI, but one of the most common types affecting young people occurs during physical activity and athletics – hence the term “athletic urinary incontinence.”
Planned Parenthood: PrEP, PEP, & HIV Testing
Up-to-date information about PrEP, PEP, and HIV testing.
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Courses
Options for in-person or online sex education, including training to be a peer sex educator, educational games, and resources sex education and disability.
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
A Planned Parenthood branch serving large chunks of middle and northern California as well as all of northern Nevada.
On Menstruation, Education, and Activism: An Interview with Saniya Ghanoui
Saniya Lee Ghanoui is a historian and critical media studies scholar who focuses on the intersection of gender and sexuality, medicine, and media. Through her studies, she became intrigued by how society created stigma and taboo around the menstrual cycle, which led her to focus on critical menstrual studies investigating the construction and depiction of menstruation in television, the history of menstrual education films, as well as the history of sex education in the United States.
What’s Up Down There? Understanding and Caring for Your Pelvic Floor
When I tell someone that I help people with problems related to the abdomen, pelvis, and pelvic floor, I often get a curious look. What is the pelvic floor, after all? How do we care for it and the tissue around it? Here’s a thorough walkthrough of the anatomy of your pelvic floor and perineum and how you can keep tabs on this area of the body.
Pelvis Problems: The Non-Relaxing Pelvic Floor
This edition of Pelvic Problems covers one of the most common problems that pelvic health physical therapists encounter: the non-relaxing pelvic floor (NRPF). This can cause a variety of symptoms, ranging from constipation and difficulty peeing to pain with sex and sitting. Fortunately, there’s a lot that can be done to help people with non-relaxing pelvic floors!