Choke me daddy: Who really gets hurt by kink-shaming?

I’m just going to come out and say it, I’ve got a banging RACK. No, I’m not rambling on about my own set of knockers – I’m talking about Risk Aware Consensual Kinks.  In this post-Fifty-Shades-of-Grey world, kinks are well and truly becoming the norm in many of our bedrooms. From bondage and orgasm control…

Love sex? Love lube: Top tips for your very own WAP

Lube has been around for over a century; I am not kidding – the first non-sterile version of lube was on the shelves in 1904 but there has been written evidence which dates all the way back to 350 B.C! Don’t get me wrong, it was not the luxury lubricants we are used to today…

Paypigs: exploitation or just another kink?

By Olivia Stringer You’ve probably heard of Sugar Daddies; (usually) older men who pay beautiful younger womxn in cash and lavish gifts in exchange for their company and (often) in exchange for sex. You’ve probably jokingly tweeted about needing one to support your PrettyLittleThing addiction and then been flooded by messages from ‘Sugar Daddy Steve’ and ‘Dr. Sugar’. They probably claimed that they would send you $3000 a week if…

It’s time to make menstrual cups mainstream

I was 9 when I first saw an advert for menstrual cups. It was stuck to the back of the toilet door at my favourite local restaurant. A decade later, it’s still there. Although the tiles, the lock and the taps have all been changed, the advert has evaded removal. Its corners are disintegrating but the writing remains clear:  Although…

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…

The curious world of female masturbation

Masturbation. It’s something we all discover at some point in our lives. Be that through a late-night run in with your bedroom pillow, or a curious sensation from a shower head. Let’s be very candid here. Many people enjoy masturbation in all of its sexy, weird and wacky forms. But as a womxn, I have…

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…