Highlights Mates Before Dates You might be familiar with the idea of mates before dates but you probs call it something else (yeah I’m not using those terms). But basically it’s a reminder to a friend (mate) that they are spending too much time with a romantic person (date) and not enough with them. I think this is actually really great advice. Why do people have sex? So this is some homework for you. Think about all of the different reasons that people might have sex with someone (though solo sex totally counts as sex too). I’ve listed a few things below but just spend a few minutes thinking about all the reasons. The History of Penis in Vagina as Default Sex Read this fascinating article on the history of penis in vagina sex and why it is seen as the only kind of ‘proper sex’ – an awesome guest post by Dr Eleanor Janega. What’s Your Gender? If you’ve had some basic AF sex education you might have been taught that there are only two sexes and two genders. Wrong. Sex and Gender is a lot more complicated than that. What’s Your Sexuality? There are lots of different kinds of sexualities out there but how do you work out your sexuality? Well, like most things, it’s complicated. Does a Condom Kill the Mood? Why does using a condom kill the mood and why I think that this is actually a good thing?