In our LGBTQI glossary, we have already explained a few different terms from the community, as there may be some uncertainty around one thing or another. In this glossary we expand upon a few different variants of sexual orientation – all in the spirit of inclusion. And no, we do not make any claims that this is the complete range. We just want to offer a helpful start.
Did you know that Cleopatra had her very own clitoral stimulator? To be clear, we’re talking about a papyrus bag filled with live bees… Nevertheless, sex toys have been stimulating sexual lust for centuries. Here’s a brief lesson in the fascinating history of sex toys.
Everybody has heard of it before – Toxic Shock Syndrome, or TSS for short. And yes, some of us even know that the illness can be caused by the wearing of tampons. Yet very few women have an exact idea of what Toxic Shock Syndrome actually is – and how you can protect yourself from it. Now we have the most important facts. Month after month, women reach for tampons. At least all of those who have not chosen an alternative like the menstrual cup. The little pamphlet that comes with the tampons is ignored by most – it’s too long and difficult to read. To be honest, most people know how to insert a tampon. However, it’s these little pamphlets that warn you, first and foremost, about Toxic Shock Syndrome.
What is “normal” with sex and what is almost pathological? Many ask themselves these questions. There are many indiscriminate posts floating around on the internet. It’s high time to give our expert, Nicole Engel, a graduate psychologist and sexual therapist, the floor.
I love having sex. Annoyingly I tend to contract a mean bladder infection a couple of days later. It’s a common phenomenon. In fact, it’s so common that it has been given its own name: honeymoon cystitis. But what exactly are the causes of the infection? And why do women suffer from it more often than men? We present the facts, answers and tips.
Lubricants can be useful in a surprising range of scenarios: from massage and masturbation to sex and the use of sex toys. Sometimes lubricant is a must, other times it just adds that little bit of extra fun. However, there are moments when you may not have a tube of lubricant to hand. Luckily, there are a number of home remedies that can be used as effective alternatives.
When Lady Gaga was asked about the secret to her beauty a few years ago, we weren’t shocked by her answer, but the fact that a 26-year-old woman would be asked such a question at all. Nevertheless, the public focused more on the singer confessing that her complexion was down to multiple orgasms. The connection between orgasm and better skin is hardly a revelation, or is it? And what about Lady Gaga’s beauty secret? We find out.