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
My partner and I have been together for 4 years and have been enjoying a busy sexual life until last night, when I couldn’t penetrate her when we moved through to the bedroom. Before that she was fine, well lubed and happy, but when she was on the bed she said it felt like I … Continue reading Q&A: Is Coconut Oil Good For Sex?
Hi! I always get vaginal thrush after oral sex. Do you have anything to prevent it? Thanks! W. Hello there, Many thanks for your email. This is an interesting question, and we think many will be surprised to hear that yes, oral sex can bring on an unpleasant bout of thrush. Thrush is a yeast infection … Continue reading Q&A: I always get thrush after oral sex?
Hi Sh! Team, I find this really difficult and awkward to talk about but I’m guessing you are probably very used to it. I went through an almost 2-year long dry spell before meeting my boyfriend. When we first started having sex it felt uncomfortable and painful. He’s definitely on the bigger side but I thought I would get … Continue reading Q&A: I think I have vaginismus? What now?
Please take a second to take our Vaginismus survey. PLEASE SHARE … and share again, so we can get a more accurate idea of how many women are really affected by this condition. Vaginismus is an issue we’ve talked about a lot about… But we’re talking about it again because it is still one of the most … Continue reading Have you ever experienced pain during sex?
By Natika Halil, Chief Executive of the sexual health charity FPA Why should a sexual health charity In the summer of 2015 we launched FPA Pleasure to tie in with our 85th birthday. At the time, some people asked if selling and talking openly about sex toys and all things pleasure was a departure from … Continue reading Guest Blog: FPA – Good Sexual Health for All
Sexual Health Week is upon us, and as always, we’ll be doing our bit by separating facts from fiction. We’ll share information on how to choose sex toys wisely, how to keep your bits & bobs bacteria-free, and we’ll also squeeze in a shortie about sexually transmitted infections. Highlighting sexual health is important for so … Continue reading Using Sex Toys Safely
I have been a fan of doing pelvic floor exercises ever since I realised that strong vaginal muscles equal strong orgasms, long before I actually needed to do them. I’m forever banging on about the importance of doing regular kegel squeezes, and in this instance I practice what I preach. Doing your squeezes benefits not … Continue reading Review: Lelo Luna Smart Bead
Lymphoedema is an important issue that we think should be talked about much more than it is, particularly the often-ignored fact that it can impact people’s sexual health and sexual happiness. We were recently contacted by Debbie at Chronic Oedema Service in South Devon, who was keen to ensure that she and her co-workers … Continue reading Lymphoedema & Sexual Health
In 2010, an estimated 91,500 people were living with HIV in the UK. Of these, around a quarter were unaware of their HIV infection. The overall proportion of people living with HIV in the UK is estimated to be 1 in 650; with the proportion of men living with HIV in the UK is estimated … Continue reading National HIV Testing Week