Fingering: How not to leave your womxn feeling like a broken lift button

NOTE This is an article for anyone venturing downtown on a person with a vagina. Where I have used ‘womxn’ regularly, this is not to exclude anyone whose sexual experience is orientated around their (as our mothers would embarrassingly call it) foof. Fingering. A truly make-or-break moment of many sexual encounters. And whereas we love…

Holidaying in the aftermath of COVID-19

Holidays are a strange topic to discuss at the moment. Where can we go? Should we go at all? What would the trip even look like? Our Editor-in-Chief Amy Cartledge recently travelled to Cinque Terre, northern Italy to find out how one of the worst affected regions of, what was at one time the worst…

What’s happening in Yemen?

It has been called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in the last century. Yemen is currently battling a five-year-long civil war, one of the worst famines in 100 years, as well as outbreaks of both cholera and COVID-19. Although millions of Yemeni people have no access to basic human necessities such as food, water and…

When sex hurts: myth-busting and guidance on vaginismus

If you have a vagina, you have at some point thought something was wrong with it. Whether problems with orgasming, discharge consistency, irregular periods, tightness during sex (and don’t get me started on shape, colour and odour), we have all at some point got out the handheld mirror to have a look at what was…

21st-century North-South divide: the bleak reality of child poverty

Last week, a study carried out by Loughborough University revealed the harrowing extent of child poverty in the UK and the great disparity that exists between the North and South of England. With the North East, North West and Yorkshire all experiencing an increase in child poverty cases at least two times greater than any…