Here's Why It's A Good Idea To Get Tested For STIs If You're In A Long-Term Relationship

Emma McGowan, certified sex educator and writer, reveals why you should get tested, even if you're in a long-term relationship in this week's Sex IDK column. Q: Should I get tested even if I'm in a long-term relationship? The standard advice used to…
By Emma McGowan

Here's The Likelihood Of Getting Jock Itch From A Partner Who Has It

Emma McGowan, certified sex educator and writer, reveals what happens if you have sex with a partner who has jock itch in this week's Sex IDK column. Q: My boyfriend sometimes gets jock itch — is it OK to have sex while he has that? Is there any…
By Emma McGowan

Here's When To See A Doctor About Vaginal Discharge

In this week's Sex IDK column, Emma McGowan, certified sex educator and writer, addresses healthy vaginal discharge and when it's time to see a doctor. Q: “I always wonder how normal discharge is and when you should be concerned. I've gone to the…
By Emma McGowan

Here's The Truth Behind Vaginal Orgasms

Emma McGowan, certified sex educator and writer, addresses vaginal orgasms in this week's Sex IDK column. Q: “Is it true that women can't have vaginal orgasms? I saw a documentary saying that. Yet, there is information floating around saying they…
By Emma McGowan

4 Reasons You're Experiencing Pain During Sex

Certified sex educator and writer Emma McGowan reveals why sex may be painful in this week's Sex IDK column. Q: What kinds of pain and discomfort are normal when having sex and which kinds should I be worried about? A: One of the most common…
By Emma McGowan

7 Myths About STIs You Learned In Sex Ed

In this week's Sex IDK column, certified sex educator and writer Emma McGowan addresses common STI myths and the facts you should know instead. Oh, sex ed class — the day that teenagers simultaneously fear and eagerly await. It’s going to be…
By Emma McGowan

Here's How Likely You Are To Get That STI

In Bustle's Sex IDK column, certified sex educator and writer Emma McGowan answers the questions you still have about sex. No topic is off limits, and there's nothing to be embarrassed about. Think of it as the sex ed you should've had. Today's…
By Emma McGowan