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Biology, Education, Safer Sex November 11, 2016

Pregnancy Myths

Despite being one of the few topics that’s actually reliably covered in basic school sex education, pregnancy is still a subject that a lot of people are confused about. As someone who discusses sex online, a large percentage of the questions I get from people are about pregnancy concerns. If I do this, could I get pregnant? If I did this, could I be pregnant? …

Education, Guides, Safer Sex May 9, 2015

Contraception 101

In human beings, conception occurs when an egg cell (or “ovum”) fuses with a sperm cell to create what will eventually become an embryo and then a fetus and then a baby. Contraception, also known as birth control, is what we use to prevent this pregnancy from occurring. Because babies can be inconvenient…