A: Gender non-binary: A person whose gender identity does not fit within the socially defined binary of man or woman. Genderqueer: A person who does not identify with the normative gender identities of male or female, similar to gender non-binary.
A: If you're experiencing pain, don't just accept it! There are many causes including vaginal dryness, insufficient foreplay, infection, or psychological causes. See a doctor to find the cause and right solution.
Q: How do I safely change the time of day I take my birth control pill?
A: Sex can feel great regardless of orgasm, and everyone experiences orgasms differently (not like the movies/porn). They typically involve a tense buildup, followed by involuntary vaginal contractions, then intense relief/relaxation.
A: No, it just means you're turned on by watching other women have sex. In fact, lesbian porn is one of the most popular genres. Many women like that it focuses more on oral sex and female pleasure than "straight" porn.
Q: What's the best way to keep your pubic area and vagina clean?
A: Only wash the vulva (outside parts, e.g. labia), not inside the vagina, and wash the skin around the anus. Use warm water and gentle soap, but nothing with harsh chemicals like douches. Be gentle — don't scrub.
A: A test doctors use to check for early signs of cervical cancer. Your doctor will use a device that looks like a duck beak (a speculum) to open your vagina. Its primary purpose ISN'T to test for STDs.
Q: How old do you have to be to buy plan B (emergency contraceptive)?
A: In the U.S., you need a prescription, so visit your doctor or clinic. With Medicaid and most health insurance plans, the pill should be free. In some cases, you may have to pay a portion (up to $50 per month).
A: It's the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. More than 34 million men in the U.S. are affected (25% are diagnosed under 40 yrs old). If you experienced performance anxiety once, it does not necessarily mean you suffer from ED.