If you’re not in a monogamous relationship with a partner, you should be using condoms every time you have sex. Condoms aren’t only there to protect against unplanned pregnancy, and HIV isn’t the only sexually transmitted infection (STI) you could contract. In fact, incidences of chlamydia and syphilis are on the rise among sexually active…
You’ve probably heard some hectic stories from friends about anal sex, which means that even if you’re wanting to try it, you’re probably pretty nervous (even without the hectic stories, that’s normal though).
Here’s the very first thing you need to know about anal sex: it’s is not the kind of thing you want to rush into. Anal sex, without the proper preparation, can be painful, risky and unpleasant. However, if you know what to expect and you prepare yourself properly, you may actually enjoy it – after…
You probably already know that when it comes to having sex, you should be using protection every time. But you might not know the golden rule about protection: if you aren’t comfortable enough talking condoms, STIs and sex risks with your partner, you shouldn’t be having sex with them in the first place.
Sex work has long been stigmatised and criminalised in South Africa, creating a shroud of secrecy and shame around it. But the fact is that sex work is simply a way to earn a living, and ironically, it’s the criminalisation and criticism of it that makes it seem immoral or degrading to women.
Indulging in some no-strings fun can be a great way to wrap up the last days of summer. Sex doesn’t always have to be about making a hectic commitment to each other or planning a life together – sometimes, it’s just about letting loose and having a good time.
How good are you at sex?
Is it true that you can’t fall pregnant on your period? Or that being on the pill for too long will make it harder to conceive? Below we debunk these and other common pregnancy myths.
Losing your virginity or having sex with a new partner for the first time is a big step, which is why we get loads of questions about it from men and women, teens and adults.
Did you know that one out of every three South African adolescents did not give consent for her first sexual experience? That means that a third of all South African girls are raped.