It’s time to make menstrual cups mainstream

By Faye Saulsbury 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…

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…