A woman I know recently had surgery. An unknown infection caused a painful, tender swelling on her upper glute, which required an operation to be removed. Upon inspection the cause of the swelling was found […]
Both humorous and heart-breaking, Channel Four drama It’s A Sin brings us into the midst of the AIDS crisis, taking viewers along a journey of laughter and tears with the characters on screen. The series […]
Like most topics about our bodies, discussions surrounding STIs have been significantly stigmatised. With increasing openness, when will we start discussing STIs without shame?
Figures have shown that generations which grew up in ‘the age of the internet’ have staggeringly higher rates of STIs and STDs than older generations: between 2013 and 2017, there were 209,808 diagnoses among 15-24 […]
5th October 2018 marks the one-year anniversary since the first allegations of sexual misconduct by former American film producer Harvey Weinstein were published in the New York Times. The accusations thrust Hollywood into turmoil. In the […]
As a woman using the contraceptive pill for almost four years, I have experienced every side effect under the sun from bigger boobs and mood swings to crippling migraines and depressive episodes. I’m not the […]