sexual health

It turns out that a sexual climax, while not essential for a good sex life, is more than just a toe-curling release; it’s also pretty healthy.

It’s a question as old as time: Does penis size really matter? The answer is complicated and and usually has more to do with a man’s perception of himself than what women think. Here’s the reality. A study of more than 52,000 men and women and reported in the journal Psychology of Men and Masculinity […]

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Sunday, Feb 7. Do you know your status?

When she was first diagnosed with HIV, Vuyiseka Dubula was just an impoverished, 22-year-old Black woman living in a Cape Town township who couldn't afford her own medication. Now she's one of Africa's most fearless warriors in the fight against HIV. Here's her story.

Cheaper versions of the most popular form of emergency contraceptive pills have been made more accessible, thanks to the government. The Food and Drug administration recently announced its decision to allow generic varieties of Plan B, the morning-after contraceptive, to be sold over the counter to women of all ages. The pill prevents most pregnancies […]

Imagine is the infamous Dr. Ruth–the nationally renowned sex therapist that made frank sex talk a not-so taboo idea–was a sexy Black woman with platinum blonde hair, a killer smile and legs for days. Smiling yet? Well, that is exactly who Dr. Rachael Ross is! Doubling up as a medical doctor and sexologist, Dr. Rachael […]

Sometimes the hygienic things we’re told to do down there are in reality not good for our vaginal health. Here’s five things that you should avoid doing to your private parts: 1. Use Soaps With Parabens We first want to point out that “cleaning” down there doesn’t need to be a huge process. Using harsh […]

Sometimes the hygienic things we’re told to do down there are in reality not good for our vaginal health. Here’s five things that you should avoid doing to your private parts: 1. Use Soaps With Parabens We first want to point out that “cleaning” down there doesn’t need to be a huge process. Using harsh […]

The internets were roaring this weekend as news released of Big Boi’s drug arrest in Miami. Amongst his collection of illegal substances was viagara, which is a controlled substance. While folks on my social networks were busy cracking jokes about Big Boi’s pill popping, I know somewhere out in the world there were men who […]

A new study conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics reports that the sex rate for young people is dropping. The research indicates that 27% of males and 29% of females aged between 15 and 24 have never had any kind of sexual experience. Predictably, the results show the highest statistics for abstaining are […]