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.

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

WIN 1 of 3 Sh! Love Cherries Sets

Pelvic floor health is so important, yet so many women neglect to do their kegel exercises regularly: it’s easy to forget about the muffkin when it’s in good working order. As we age, so do our PC muscles and this is when a weak pelvic floor will suddenly make itself known. The most common symptoms … Continue reading WIN 1 of 3 Sh! Love Cherries Sets

Menopause Awareness Event

Are you a ‘hot’ woman? If so, you might like to join us for a trip to Menopauseville (well, Hackney) on Monday 2nd October! Find out more about menopause services available in Hackney, speak to healthcare providers, have your say about future plans and hear about Hands Inc’s innovative new menopause programme. This evening is part of … Continue reading Menopause Awareness Event