Female sexuality is fascinating and far-reaching, undervalued, over-thought and under-utilised. Complex, interesting, simple, and deep. Delve!
Asexuality is the absence of sexual attraction – not the absence of sex, love, or romance.
We discuss the uses of vaginal dilators, including recommendations by experts on how to use dilators.
Vaginal stenosis (narrowing of the vagina) due to cancer treatments can cause sexual problems.
Study: OVERcome (olive oil, vaginal exercise and moisturiser) – alleviating sexual problems in women with breast cancer
A combination of olive oil, vaginal moisturiser and pelvic-floor relaxation exercises was tested and works well for women suffering sexual problems after breast cancer treatments.
If you have a loose vag or stress urinary incontinence, or know someone who does, there are now noninvasive (nonsurgical) ways to treat these issues from the cells up.
A 24-year-old man wants to know how to give his girlfriend a vaginal orgasm. We review some ideas on how to get her there.
A 14-year-old wants to know if her hymen still exists and what sex will feel like. We explain.
Can a tongue cause vaginal bleeding?
Makes you want to go for a drive, doesn't it? ...
Warning for anyone having protected sex in Chile!
Once upon a time, I thought I could solve a genital mismatch with vaginal tightening gel.
Women with sexual dysfunction now have added options for having better sexual experiences and more intense orgasms.
Making your junk sparkle.
Stop letting your vulva be a mystery to you! Here’s how to investigate.
If you are confused about consent, we explain.
This is the complete guide to catching an STD on purpose.
Good sex (with an ostomy in your belly).
An AP resection is surgery to remove part of your colon and vagina, then refashion it.
A guide for parents on how to kindly and lovingly support a child going through the perfectly normal step of questioning their sexuality.
This procedure removes the bladder, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, the front wall of the vagina, and the urethra.
A radical hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus, cervix, ligaments, and the top section of the vagina. It may or may not include one or both ovaries or fallopian tubes.
Chemotherapy in your pelvis can have a few unexpected or uncomfortable impacts on your sex life.
The Gardasil vaccine is used in boys and girls up to age 26 to protect against various HPV strains.
Historically, there are three trends in pubic hair waxing designs, and like a McDonald's burger, you could walk into any beautician and they would know precisely what you were asking for. Now, a beautician might have a folder full of designs, but it's important that...
Orgasm is a one-of-a-kind human feeling. Some say, the best.
Find out what can go wrong and how to circumvent it before it happens to you.
Trying to have better sex without feeling like you are bumming the other person out takes some tact, so here are some tips.
Learning how to figure out what you like can be hard, so you just have to practice!
Sex is more than just sticking a dick in it – sex is anything sexual. Here we list out the basics of sex.
Figuring out if someone wants to get it on with you shouldn’t be so hard. Here’s some clues as to how to get the answer you need.
Girls masturbate by using their fingers or an object to stimulate their own clitoris and vagina for sexual pleasure and release. It is done for much the same reasons as boys masturbate - to feel good, and get off (come, orgasm). The clitoris The clitoris is actually...
The abortion drone lift-off to Northern Ireland is ready for flight.
A guy wants to know what’s happening when his girlfriend’s vagina goes dry during foreplay.
She feels pain with two fingers or a carrot, but isn’t sure why. Is it her hymen, or something else?
She has suddenly become less juicy than she once was – what’s happening?
A woman is wondering if it’s possible to just not enjoy vaginal sex, but love oral and fingering. The answer is yes!
It’s pretty hard to get an STD from kissing alone.
A guy is having trouble with premature ejaculation.
Passing on infections is easy, and yes, you can catch an STD from rubbing genitals. Lots of them, actually.
Her boyfriend stimulated her urethra through her clothes, and now she’s bleeding and it stings to pee.
A 15-year-old has hurt herself masturbating when she wasn’t wet enough.
Hi Aunt Vadge, Me and my boyfriend (first one) have been together about four months and we've started 'doing stuff'. I fully trust and love him and want to do stuff with him but I keep getting so scared it's going to hurt. He tried to finger me but I couldn't cope...
Is she bleeding from a sex wound or from irregular periods? We discuss.
Hi Aunt Vadge, good day! I've been fingered by my boyfriend a number of times. I'm 18 years old. He is the first person who has touched my vagina. We did it so many times and it didn't bleed. I'm just wondering if the time comes when he would put his penis inside me,...
She has bloating, gas, and a sore lower back, all from first-time sex. What’s happening?
She has been fingered, but there is only bleeding – no pain, no discomfort. Why is this happening?
A young man is wondering how the vagina works – can the tip of a penis just slip in like a silent creeper without a girl knowing about it?
Dear Aunt Vadge, Can a condom be used on my penis for STI prevention when having sex with a virgin girl, considering the tightness of her vagina? Yours, Straight Man Age: 25 Country: Africa _____ Dear Straight Man, You should definitely wear a condom when you have...
A woman has ended up with cuts and nerve pains after masturbating with an ice cube.
She just masturbated for the first time, and has noticed the insides of her vagina. What is it?
See what your treatment might have in store for you vaginally.
Getting an STI test is a good idea, especially if you (or your partner) likes sex with more than one person.
Some STIs are more common in lesbians and bisexual women than heterosexual women. We discuss why.
She was fingered roughly by her boyfriend and now she has cramping. Has she damaged her vagina?
A first-timer has questions about pressure on her organs, pain, and a small cut.
A 21-year-old isn’t sure why fingering herself has left her with a funny discharge and bleeding, even though she does it all the time. Why now?
A 28-year-old gets back pain for up to ten days after fingering herself, and needs help resolving the issue.
A 16-year-old is bleeding after being fingered, but isn’t sure what the source of the blood is.
For a year, she bleeds heavily after being fingered, even though it feels good and she’s lubed. We discuss what the problem could be.
Dear Aunt Vadge, Ok so three months ago, my boyfriend fingered me, and the next day I noticed a tear in my labia minora. It didn't hurt though. But it didn't seem to heal. A couple weeks after, me and my boyfriend had sex even though I had a tear, and now it's a bit...
She was masturbating with the stream of a shower head and she tore her labia. What should she do?
A 61-year-old’s partner only wants to fingerbang her until she squirts, just like in the movies. She’s never heard of it. Their relationship broke down as a result and she wants to talk about it. We discuss.
Fordyce bumps are the tiny white spots that appear when the skin of the labia, scrotum, penis and nipples is stretched.
A 15-year-old and her boyfriend discovered bleeding after fingering. Was it her hymen, or something else?
A 38-year-old man is trying to figure out how he can get his wife interested in sex again.
She bled a bit after a rough fingering. What was it?
Sexual arousal has a few components to it, so a sexual arousal disorder simply means one of those components has been interrupted. In plain English, this means a broad range of 'do I want to have sex, and is my body responding appropriately when I do'. There are so...
Were the tears caused by her Bartholin’s cyst, or is she too tight? We discuss.
Hi there Aunt Vadge, My boyfriend fingers me and it used to feel really good. I would get to a point where I would go crazy, and now the past two times it really hurts, and doesn't feel good, and I don't feel turned on at all. And he isn't doing anything different. It...
A 23-year-old has untreated Bartholin cysts, and is wondering if masturbating or fingering is causing this problem, or making it worse.
Been wondering what to do about your vag cuts and tears? We have a short list of what to do and how to deal with it so you get maximum healing.
A 20-year-old guy is freaking out after going down on his girlfriend, then… blood. What’s happened?
Her boyfriend cut her with a fingernail by mistake, and they landed in the emergency room. All seems well, but when can they have sex again?
A 16-year-old has shaking, quivering legs when her clitoris is stimulated and she is fingered. We discuss why this could be happening and what she could do about it.
A young lady has been fingered for the first time and it has resulted in profuse bleeding. What’s happened? We have two instalments.
Can you get pregnant from a penis rubbing on a vagina? We discuss.
A 25-year-old is worried she has broken her labia masturbating.
Why she is or isn’t probably pregnant…
Is this lump herpes, a sebaceous cyst, an ingrown hair, or a pimple? We discuss.
A 16-year-old virgin has an accidentally torn hymen from her boyfriend’s penis. We discuss hymenal remnants.
A guy wants to know how he can have sex with his partner without it hurting.
A 72-year-old woman is battling with her fiance regarding oral sex and sexual intercourse.
An 18-year-old has tears and is scared that it might be herpes.
No, it’s not normal to bleed 3 days after being fingered, and pre-cum is fertile in many men.
A 20-year-old is struggling with clitoral fissures and navigating sex as an amputee.
A college student pulled on her labia when she was younger, and now it’s bigger… why?
An 18-year-old is worried that her vagina is stretched after being fingered. True or false?
Researchers take a look at contraception trends in Australia.
A couple are suffering the negative outcomes of premature ejaculation – how can they solve it?
A first-timer and her boyfriend are having problems getting his penis in without bleeding and pain.
Trouble orgasming is everyone’s problem.
Persistent genital arousal is a condition whereby your genitals are turned on, but nobody’s home.
Learn about female sexual function, and the what, why and how of when things go awry.
A rabbit study demonstrates changes in vaginal and clitoral tissue due to a lack of circulating oestrogens.
Ever wondered what a penis or clitoris feels like? You have what you need to find out!
A young lady wants to know what first-time sex feels like on your vagina.
Is the blackened area around the vaginal entrance aftering fingering her hymen?
A brief description of female genital mutilations and modifications.
Clitoridectomy is the complete or partial removal of the clitoris. We explain.