A beginner’s guide to BDSM

A beginner’s guide to BDSM

For a lot of people, BDSM remains a foreign concept with many struggling to understand what it entails. Still, there is still a lot of curiosity as to what it means and how it is done. So here is all you need to know about BDSM.

I tested positive for HIV, what do I do next?

I tested positive for HIV, what do I do next?

For many young people around Nigeria that test positive for HIV, the feeling after discovery can be isolating, especially when they don’t know how to move forward. This article seeks to provide a guide on possible next steps.

Don’t shame me, I just want to know my HIV status

Don’t shame me, I just want to know my HIV status

As a sexually active adult who has had more than one sexual partner in the past two years, the guilt of not knowing my HIV status went with me everywhere. It hits harder each time I am about to have sex with my partner. I had not gotten a test in nearly 10 years and this in itself was shameful, especially so when I revealed this information to a close friend who made a huge deal out of what he described as “carelessness”.

Asexuality: What it is and isn’t

Asexuality: What it is and isn’t

“Sex does not make you whole”
Jean said to teenager, Florence during a counselling session in episode 5 of the second season of the British television show, Sex Education.
Florence had stormed Jean’s office exclaiming loudly, “I don’t want to have sex”. She had made it clear in a previous episode that sex was not her thing and as she painted a picture of her feelings to Jean, describing her lack of connection to the act, one thing became clear, Florence was asexual.