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  • Alcohol, drugs and sex

    Alcohol and drugs can change your experience with sex. Everyone is different so it is important to check in with yourself and how you feel, you may make different choices when under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

  • Alternatives to penetrative sex

    Penetrative sex usually refers to vaginal/internal genital, oral, and anal penetration. There are lots of sexual experiences that feel good for you and your partners that do not involve penetrative sex. This is sometimes called ‘outercourse’.

  • Anal sex and anal play

    Anal play is sexual stimulation of the anus and rectum. Anal play can include external stimulation of the anus with fingers, toys or mouth, or penetration with fingers, toys or a penis/external genitals (anal sex).

  • Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance of the naturally-occurring, healthy bacteria found in the vagina or internal genitals. When conditions change, certain bacteria can increase and create symptoms. Infections can only occur in a vagina/internal genitals. BV can be treated with antibiotics.

  • BDSM & Kink

    Some forms of sexuality involve playing with power, sensation, or fetish. This type of sexuality is often referred to as kink. Other terms for this kind of play include ‘BDSM’, ‘fetish’, ‘leather,’ ‘kinky sex’, ‘the scene’ or ‘the lifestyle’.

  • Birth control

    Birth control, also called contraception, is used to prevent pregnancy or plan the timing of pregnancy.

  • Cervicitis

    Cervicitis is an inflammation of the cervix. The cervix is a narrow passage that connects the vagina or internal genitals and the uterus. Cervicitis has many causes, but sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are the most common. Cervicitis can usually be cured with antibiotics.

  • Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. Infections can occur in the penis or external genitals, vagina or internal genitals, anus, throat, and eye. The bacteria can also be found in body fluids such as semen, pre-ejaculate, vaginal fluids, and anal fluids.

  • Coming out

    "Coming out" is the process of becoming aware of your sexual orientation and/or gender identity, accepting it, and telling others about it.

  • Compulsive sex

    Compulsive sex is a term that refers to frequent or constant sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviours that get in the way of day-to-day life. ‘Sex addiction’ is another term that is sometimes also used.

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