Curious about sexual health?

Besides the podcasts mentioned in a former post, an introductory post on kink interests, and an overview of where to go online to get sexual health questions answered, another place to get your questions answered is “Club CalExotics.” Club CalExotics is an interactive, online community that is committed to providing information about sexual health and wellness.  It has interactive forums and discussion boards, informational videos,... Read More

Are You A Sexual “Pervert”?

A psychologist is interviewed about the variety of sexuality in human expression: http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/videos/3690835678001-Festival-of-Dangerous-Ideas-2012-Jesse-Bering-Interview Minute 7:00 quote: “I do think if we are going to use a term like say ‘immoral’ it needs to be reserved to causing distress or harm on an actual subjectively experiencing organism, (e.g. human being or animal). I think that to refer to somebody... Read More

Books Children and Adolescents on Sexual Health

Resources for Children and Adolescents and Sexual Health Note: This is not a complete list of all the books and resources, but rather a good starting point. Please make sure, as a parent, that you read the book or visit the website first before introducing information to your children, regardless of their ages.   Here is a general guideline on age-appropriate sex education to children…but I do want to say that each child is different, so... Read More

What to Consider When First Buying a Vibrator

What to consider in purchasing a vibrator Vibrators are either operated by battery or electrical cord. We suggest battery operated for ease of use. Most take AA batteries. Some take small watch batteries.  If possible, stay with the AA batteries because they are easy to replace. You will always get more power with fresh batteries. Since vibrators are not refundable, we suggest that you check your vibrator before you purchase it. Most places do... Read More

Want Better Female Orgasms? or Having Pain with Sex?

This post is written for women who are interested in ways to improve their sexual health.***  Painful sex and/or pelvic pain is common and sadly, it is frequently not addressed by healthcare professionals.  It is important to get a proper diagnosis and treatment for any condition you are having. Here is a national website for vaginal pain, aka vulvodynia.   Physical Therapists that specialize in rehabilitating the pelvic muscles/area  (Pelvic... Read More

Boy or Girl, We’ll Get Back to You

Here is a short series of documentary video clips called “one in 2000”–the title of the film series refers to one in 2000 births being intersex. “If I had known that there was a whole movement of people working to end things that people who were born with different bodies have to go through, it would have been amazing for me.” First video: One in 2000 Congratulations We’ll Get Back to You http://www.logotv.com/videos/misc/278633/one-in-2000-congratulations-well-get-back-to-you.jhtml Second... Read More

Parent Resources Teenagers, Disabilities, and Sexual Health Information

Sex Education for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: http://www.steegepublications.com/pages/publications.html   Bibliograpy “Teens with Disabilities” Sexual Health Information: 1. Allen, John D. 2003. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People With Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation: Stories of the Rainbow Support Group (Hardcover).Routledge. 2. Anderson, Orieda & Luert, Jeniffer. 2000. Doing... Read More

Information on STDs, HIV/AIDS

For more information on STIs* please visit: www.ashastd.org It is an excellent website covering 1. healthy sexual interaction, 2. cope with having an STI, 3. protecting oneself. And much more information!   Here are some links on how to cultivate safer sex: Tips for Safer Sex  and An Explanation for STI Risk Spectrum NO RISK to HIGH RISK And a great article explaining what safer sex IS NOT: What Safer Sex IS NOT   For information specifically... Read More

Helpful Teenager Sexual Health Information

Another great resource for kids of all ages is: www.kidshealth.org It is a great website for teens and sexual health information, the link directly to that topic would be: http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/sexual-health/  Read More

Unanswered Sex Question? READ THIS POST FIRST

If you have a sexual health question but you don’t know how to SEARCH for answers online THIS is the blog post for you!   Tip #1 Search “sexual health and” online because using the word “sex” will (unfortunately) lead you to pornographic websites. Tip #2 Go Ask Alice!  That’s right, go to “www.GoAskAlice.com” and see about finding answers to your questions there.  This site is run not by a single... Read More