Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Hi Readers!  January 18 to 24 2021 is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.  This week is an opportunity to raise awareness about the risks of cervical cancer and to help everyone with cervixes learn about how to reduce these risks and prevent the illness.  It is very important for women and all people with cervixes toContinue 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 in 1 year. (UCL) Contraception is a choice and a right. You need to choose the method that works best for you. We will go over multiple contraception choices in the article, but I highly suggestContinue reading “Contraception”

Reproductive Cycle

Hi Readers! This week’s article is about the female reproductive cycle. There are 4 phases in the reproductive cycle.  Menstruation Phase (approximately 1-7 days) On the 1st day of the menstrual cycle, levels of the progesterone (hormone) drop significantly, which causes the uterine lining to shed – this is what people call “the period”. TheContinue reading “Reproductive Cycle”

Erogenous zones

Hi Readers!  Last week we spoke about the Masters & Johnson sexual response cycle. In that article, I briefly mentioned erogenous zones and today we are going to talk about them! What are erogenous zones? Do we all have them? How do I know what mine are?  Erogenous zones are located all over the humanContinue 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 stimulation by Masters and Johnson. The four stages are: Excitement phase,  Plateau phase,  Orgasmic phase Resolution phase Excitement phase The excitement phase is also known as the arousal or initial excitement phase. This is the firstContinue reading “Sexual Response”

Healthy Relationships

Hi Readers! This week’s article is about healthy relationships. Now, more than ever, relationships are being put to the test; with extra stress, being homebound, being 24/7 with your partner and house-sharing. Have you found yourself thinking about what is a healthy relationships, are you feeling like yourself in your relationships?  So, what is aContinue reading “Healthy Relationships”

Intimacy

Hi Readers!  This week’s article is about intimacy and alternatives to sexual intercourse. In a world so focused on penetration, its important to explore what is beyond that. I’m sure you can find something amazing.  Everyone lives their sexuality and intimacy in their own way, whichever way suits them best, however they feel comfortable.  WhatContinue 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 died from AIDS, we show up to support those living with HIV and we continue to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. The objective is to end HIV by 2030! To do this the global communityContinue reading “WORLD AIDS DAY – DECEMBER 1st”