Health

Advice on sex toys & disability, sexual health, PC muscle exercise and the importance of choosing Phthalates-free and body-safe sex toys… Includes customer Q&A on Vaginismus and painful intercourse.

‘Couples on the Couch’ – Couples Therapy on TV

Couples on the Couch is an innovative new series for BBC Three, following real-life couples as they bring their genuine relationships to therapists at our specially created relationship clinic. The series will follow their journey through therapy as well as provide genuine take-home advice for people who may well see their own lives reflected on … Continue reading ‘Couples on the Couch’ – Couples Therapy on TV

Erectile dysfunction: What to do (and not to do) if you are experiencing it

Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. Having erection trouble from time to time isn’t necessarily something to worry about. Up to half of all penis-owners will at some point in their life experience erectile dysfunction, and it can be something as simple … Continue reading Erectile dysfunction: What to do (and not to do) if you are experiencing it

Vaginismus Awareness Event

Did you know that at least 2 in 1,000 women experience Vaginismus once in their lifetime? Vaginismus, a condition where the pelvic muscles spasm to prevent penetration, making sex painful or even impossible affects thousands, but many are too embarrassed or afraid to seek treatment. Sh! is now opening up the conversation about painful sex … Continue reading Vaginismus Awareness Event

Cafe V is Back!

Our first Cafe V of the summer this Saturday! Time to be together to celebrate and reconnect with our bodies! This session will be particularly vagtastic, with illustrator & designer Jo Harrison on hand to inspire guests to get creative with pens, glitter & colourful paper. And as per usual, Sh! staff will be on hand with Danish pastries, … Continue reading Cafe V is Back!

The Vaginismus Network July Meet Up

We are delighted to welcome back The Vaginismus Network aka Lisa & Kat for a second meet up on 13th July at 6.30pm. Co-founded by Kat and Lisa, the Network was set up as a relaxed, safe space for women living with Vaginismus to chat and connect. Their mission is to educate, support and empower women who are … Continue reading The Vaginismus Network July Meet Up

Midlife, Menopause, Sex & Happiness Event

Forget anti-ageing and embrace the superpowers of age! Rejuvage, the online community for peri- and menopausal peeps everywhere, invite you to their very first IRL event. The evening will cover all things sex and the truth about menopause in a relaxed and friendly environment with a line-up of expert speakers (and you’ll get a goodie … Continue reading Midlife, Menopause, Sex & Happiness Event

Womanhood – a Documentary

We have been contacted by Burning Bright Productions who are looking for women to take part in a new Channel 4 arts documentary all about their womanhood. They are working with a renowned photographer/storyteller as they create a new project and are looking for people to speak about what being a woman is to them, … Continue reading Womanhood – a Documentary

The Vaginismus Network Community Meet-Up at Sh!

We are delighted to welcome The Vaginismus Network to Sh! for its very first meet-up on 13h April 2018. Co-founded by Kat and Lisa, the aim of The Vaginismus Network is to break isolation and create a inclusive community for those living with Vaginismus. Having only met in person as recently as 2017, Kat and Lisa have … Continue reading The Vaginismus Network Community Meet-Up at Sh!

VQ: A Women’s Health, Sex & Pleasure Shop

As part of International Women’s Day celebrations this month, we are thrilled to be part of VQ, a one-day pop-up sex & health shop taking place in Birmingham on Thursday 22nd March. Vagina Quotient, or ‘The VQ,’ will bring together some of the country’s best female-led independent sexual health businesses and organisations to Birmingham’s city centre, providing … Continue reading VQ: A Women’s Health, Sex & Pleasure Shop

Guest Post: Imogen Butler-Cole on ‘Foreign Body’ at VAULT Festival

Today we have the wonderful and inspiring Imogen Butler-Cole with us, talking about Foreign Body, a play for the #MeToo movement. Foreign Body tells the story, through testimonial recordings, of Imogen’s healing following sexual assault alongside that of eight other survivors and of the perpetrator of one of the assaults. What is Foreign Body about? Foreign … Continue reading Guest Post: Imogen Butler-Cole on ‘Foreign Body’ at VAULT Festival