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Join the Sex-Positive Movement

Hi Readers! Have you ever thought about being sex-positive or wondered if you already are?  Do you believe consensual sexContinue reading “Join the Sex-Positive Movement”

Understanding the Concept of Sexual Currency

Hi Readers! I recently read the book Mind the Gap by Dr Karen Gurney wherein she introduced me to the conceptContinue reading “Understanding the Concept of Sexual Currency”

What You Need to Know about Miscarriage

Hi Readers, This week’s topic is miscarriages. This is a topic that we don’t particularly talk about even though miscarriagesContinue reading “What You Need to Know about Miscarriage”

Using Mindfulness to Connect with your Body and Sexual Desire

Hi Readers! Some of you may know about sensate focus which is about touching and being touched. You can maximiseContinue reading “Using Mindfulness to Connect with your Body and Sexual Desire”

The Impact of Eating Disorders on your Sex Life

Hi Readers,  Eating disorders can cause a host of issues that may affect every part of your life. One areaContinue reading “The Impact of Eating Disorders on your Sex Life”

What is Sexual Script Theory

Hi Readers! Do you know what Sexual Scripts are?  The Sexual Script Theory describes the way in which societal andContinue reading “What is Sexual Script Theory”

World Breastfeeding Week

Hi Readers, World Breastfeeding Week 2021 (August 1st to 7th) focuses on how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health andContinue reading “World Breastfeeding Week”

World Hepatitis Day

Hi Readers! Every year, on July 28th, World Hepatitis Day is observed to raise awareness of viral hepatitis. To learnContinue reading “World Hepatitis Day”

C is for Clitoris

Hi Readers! For women, non-binairy people and trans people with clitorises, the clitoris is a key source of pleasure; itContinue reading “C is for Clitoris”

What you need to know about neonatal herpes

Hi Readers! According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 14,000 cases of neonatal herpes annually (based on dataContinue reading “What you need to know about neonatal herpes”

Things you most probably didn’t know about premature ejaculation

Hi Readers! This week’s article is about premature ejaculation.  There are psychological and physical causes for premature ejaculation. It isContinue reading “Things you most probably didn’t know about premature ejaculation”

The Truth about Postpartum

Hi Readers!  This week I would like to explore the subject of postpartum, also know as the postnatal period. ThisContinue reading “The Truth about Postpartum”

Important facts that you should know about hormone blockers & hormone therapy

Hi Readers! This week’s topic is about hormone blockers, hormone therapy and the changes individuals go through during the transitionContinue reading “Important facts that you should know about hormone blockers & hormone therapy”

Cervical Screening Awareness Week (14-20 June 2021)

Hi Readers!  14-20 June 2021 is Cervical Screening Awareness Week. I understand that this subject is something people with aContinue reading “Cervical Screening Awareness Week (14-20 June 2021)”

Men’s Health Awareness Week 14-20 June 2021

Hi Readers! June 14-20, 2021 is Men’s Health Week. This year’s campaign, organised by the Men’s Health Forum, focuses onContinue reading “Men’s Health Awareness Week 14-20 June 2021”

THANK YOU

Hi Readers! This time last year, I wrote my first article on the Julia, Sexologist Blog. I would like toContinue reading “THANK YOU”

What I wish Everyone knew about Self-Confidence

Hi Readers! Since we spoke about self-esteem last week, let’s dive into self-confidence this week. Having confidence in yourself is,Continue reading “What I wish Everyone knew about Self-Confidence”

A Few Tricks to Boost Your Self-Esteem

Hi Readers!  This week’s topic is self-esteem. Self-esteem is the judgment that we have of ourselves and that we carryContinue reading “A Few Tricks to Boost Your Self-Esteem”

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Hi Readers! May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.  This day was created in 2004; itContinue reading “International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia”

How Penile Cancer Affects Sexuality

Hi Readers!  This week’s topic is Penile cancer. We will focus on penile cancer’s impacts on sexuality. For all otherContinue reading “How Penile Cancer Affects Sexuality”

How much do you know about counselling and therapy?

Hi Readers! Since there is some confusion/misunderstanding between counselling and therapy, I’ve prepared a simple guide for you.  The similaritiesContinue reading “How much do you know about counselling and therapy?”

Understanding sexuality during your testicular cancer journey

Hi Readers!  This week’s topic is testicular cancer. Specifically, how testicular cancer can affect your sexuality. For all other informationContinue reading “Understanding sexuality during your testicular cancer journey”

This is Why Communication is so Famous!

Hi Readers!  This week’s topic is communication but more specifically, communication within your couple. It is imperative that you doContinue reading “This is Why Communication is so Famous!”

How Stress is Affecting your Sex Life

Hi Readers! April is Stress Awareness Month. Started in 1992, this is a national campaign to inform people about theContinue reading “How Stress is Affecting your Sex Life”

Vaginismus

Hi Readers! This week’s topic is Vaginismus. This is when the vagina suddenly tightens up just as you try toContinue reading “Vaginismus”

World Tuberculosis Day

Hi Readers!  Today is World Tuberculosis Day. This day is to raise awareness about the health, social and economic consequencesContinue reading “World Tuberculosis Day”

Let’s talk about the birds and the bees…

In 3 days it will be spring!!! March 20th is the first day of spring! More people are out, it is beginning to warm up, a new beginning, days are longer! More people will be going out on dates, forming couples, etc. This is a great time to take a deep dive into human reproductive anatomy!

UK SAYS NO MORE

March 7th to 13th is UK SAYS NO MORE. This campaign’s aim is to unite and strengthen a diverse community of the public and organisations nationwide to actively take a stand against domestic abuse and sexual violence.

#ChooseToChallenge

#choosetochallenge International Women’s Day 2021

Puberty – boys

Hi Readers! As promised, this week’s topic is about puberty in boys. Puberty is when a child’s body begins toContinue reading “Puberty – boys”

Puberty – Girls

Hi Readers! This week’s subject is about puberty in girls. I will cover puberty in boys next week! Puberty isContinue reading “Puberty – Girls”

V-Day

Hi Readers! Although we are in lockdown, and most shops are closed, that doesn’t stop them from selling us stuffContinue reading “V-Day”

HIV Testing Week

Hi Readers! This week, February 1st to 7th, 2021 is National HIV Testing Week in the UK. What is NationalContinue reading “HIV Testing Week”

February Daily Affirmation Challenge

Hi Readers!  I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that beginning tomorrow we will be doingContinue reading “February Daily Affirmation Challenge”

STIs

Hi Readers!  This week, we will expand our knowledge on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). If you are worried that youContinue reading “STIs”

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Hi Readers!  January 18 to 24 2021 is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.  This week is an opportunity to raise awarenessContinue reading “Cervical Cancer Prevention Week”

Contraception

Hi Readers! Did you know that without the use of contraception, 85 women in every 100 will get pregnant inContinue reading “Contraception”

Reproductive Cycle

Hi Readers! This week’s article is about the female reproductive cycle. There are 4 phases in the reproductive cycle.  MenstruationContinue reading “Reproductive Cycle”

Erogenous zones

Hi Readers!  Last week we spoke about the Masters & Johnson sexual response cycle. In that article, I briefly mentionedContinue reading “Erogenous zones”

Sexual Response

Hi Readers!  In this week’s article, I would like to explore the four-stage model of physiological responses to sexual stimulationContinue reading “Sexual Response”

Endometriosis

Hi Readers! This weeks article is about endometriosis. Please note that this article is for anyone who has a uterus.Continue reading “Endometriosis”

Healthy Relationships

Hi Readers! This week’s article is about healthy relationships. Now, more than ever, relationships are being put to the test;Continue reading “Healthy Relationships”

Documentaries, Tv Series, Movies & Books

Hi Readers!  The holiday season is upon us. More time for relaxing and catching up on reading, TV series andContinue reading “Documentaries, Tv Series, Movies & Books”

Intimacy

Hi Readers!  This week’s article is about intimacy and alternatives to sexual intercourse. In a world so focused on penetration,Continue reading “Intimacy”

WORLD AIDS DAY – DECEMBER 1st

Hi Readers! Every year on December 1st is World AIDS Day. On this day, we remember those who have diedContinue reading “WORLD AIDS DAY – DECEMBER 1st”

Cross-dressing

Hi Readers!  This week’s article is about cross-dressing. This is a topic that society doesn’t tend to discuss about veryContinue reading “Cross-dressing”

Parents of trans* children

Hi Readers! In this week’s article I would like to focus on the needs of the parents of trans* children.Continue reading “Parents of trans* children”

IVF treatments and the impact on your sexuality

Hi Readers! Today, I would like to discuss the impacts In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) may have on your personal sexualityContinue reading “IVF treatments and the impact on your sexuality”

Resources for victims of domestic violence

Hi Readers!  As part of domestic violence awareness month, I wanted to list some resources for victims of domestic violence. Continue reading “Resources for victims of domestic violence”

World Menopause Day – October 18th

Hi Readers! If you follow Julia Sexologist on Instagram, you have already seen part of this article. I am addingContinue reading “World Menopause Day – October 18th”

October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Hi Readers! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Therefore, this blog post is to raise awareness about domestic violence.  ***PleaseContinue reading “October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month”

Sexual Orientation

Hi Readers! Today’s blog post is all about sexual orientation. We will look at the definition as well as differentContinue reading “Sexual Orientation”

Gender Identity

Hi Readers! Happy Monday! It’s great to be back on this platform. Today we are learning about gender identity! Let’sContinue reading “Gender Identity”

Being proud of yourself

Hi Readers! Today I would like to write about being proud of yourself. This is also the first video inContinue reading “Being proud of yourself”

World Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1-7, 2020)

Disclaimer: Breastfeeding is every mother’s choice. There are also many other reasons why a mother may not breastfeed – everyContinue reading “World Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1-7, 2020)”

World Hepatitis Day – July 28th

Hi Readers! Tomorrow is World Hepatitis Day. Every year, this day takes place on July 28th as it is theContinue reading “World Hepatitis Day – July 28th”

Talking to children about consent

Hi Readers! Do you like fries? I love fries! I promise this is relevant. Today we are going to talkContinue reading “Talking to children about consent”

Asexuality

Hi Readers! Today’s blog post is about a specific sexual orientation: asexuality. Yes, asexuality is a sexual orientation just likeContinue reading “Asexuality”

“Sexologist? Ooohh what’s that?”

Hi Readers! So, you might have heard loads of myths about Sexologists, what we do, what we studied, where weContinue reading ““Sexologist? Ooohh what’s that?””

Influential LGBTQ+ individuals throughout history

Hi Readers! As you know, it’s pride month! I think it is important to take this opportunity to look backContinue reading “Influential LGBTQ+ individuals throughout history”

Inclusive reads for children

Hi Readers! I have put together a list of books covering the topics of diversity, sexuality, and inclusiveness that IContinue reading “Inclusive reads for children”

Do you live in Lambeth, Southwark or Lewisham? Take this Sexual Health Survey and enter to win £50!

Hi Readers! There is currently a survey going around for residents of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. Join the conversation byContinue reading “Do you live in Lambeth, Southwark or Lewisham? Take this Sexual Health Survey and enter to win £50!”

Welcome

Hi Readers! Welcome to the blog section of Julia, Sexologist. This section will be devoted to all things Love, SexContinue reading “Welcome”