Her Flow 

The ‘Culture of Silence’ Around Periods Is Putting Girls’ Lives at Risk

A new report reveals how taboos around menstruation and other forms of vaginal bleeding endangers the health of women and girls around the world. In recent years, advocates in the US and abroad have come out in full force for period positivity, working to destigmatize menstruation by pushing legislators to abolish taxes on feminine hygiene products or to provide free pads or tampons in public schools. However, we still have a long way to go. A new report in BMJ Global Health reveals how the global “culture of silence” around…

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Sexy Chat 

Balancing Love and Business

Written by: Shelly-An “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks Living in the 21st century requires much skill and multitasking, especially if you are a woman. If we take a look at the women of the past, their roles were clearly defined and they were able to focus on nurturing the family in the capacity of caregiver to other family members. Today, women are not only expected to still be caregivers, they are also running corporations, legislating laws and saving lives, among other things. But how difficult is it to balance being a successful…

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Her Flow Sexy News 

Jamaican Sex Expert Chronicles Journey to Better Health Through Diet

Just two weeks before she was scheduled to undergo a hysterectomy to remove fibroids that had plagued her for most of her life, Shelly-Ann Weeks made a decision that would change her life forever. The popular Jamaican sex educator, blogger and columnist known as Dr Sexy Ann, decided to eliminate processed foods, rice, sugar and meat from her diet and switched to eating only fish, vegetables and fruit. Three months later, her fibroids have shrunk to a level that no longer made surgery a necessity, she had dropped over 50…

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Scotland is Giving out Free Tampons to Tackle ‘Period Poverty’

It will be the first country in the world to offer them out for free Tampons may seem like an inexpensive purchase for most of us – something that women have just accepted as a standard monthly addition to their shopping baskets. But for others with financial concerns, shelling out on tampons and pads isn’t always an option. In a new proposal to combat ‘period poverty’, yesterday Scotland became the first country in the world to start offering sanitary products for free. This means that schools legally have to give…

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Sexy Chat 

Are you Happy in Your Relationship?

Written by Shelly-Ann “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks I am a fan of the romantic comedy. You know, the movie where two very attractive people meet in some really cool, unexpected way, they start talking, laughing together and before you know it the montage of them going on dates, playing in the flowers, and sharing awesome kisses rolls in. And you start to feel all mushy and smile because this looks like a happy couple just going through life sharing time and space together. In real life, however, it’s not quite as…

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Girlfriendz Sexy News 

Why Women Cheat

It’s easy to look at cheating as a black and white situation: Cheaters never have a good reason for straying from their relationships, and the other person is always in the right. In truth, there are more shades of gray than a certain immensely popular kinky franchise. As the following anecdotes show, women have a wealth of reasons for getting a little side action in a relationship. While everyone can agree it’s better if no one cheats in the first place, chances are you’ll find yourself empathizing with a few…

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Abortions Should be Legal

Written by: Shelly-Ann “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks Abortion is one of the few topics that gets very passionate responses especially when we look at making it legal. On both sides of the debate, there are valid points that proves the argument one way or the other. My participation to the debate is that it should definitely be legal. There are several reasons for my feelings on the topic, including the fact the Abortion law and similar pieces of legislation is only really evidence of our misogynistic culture’s effort to continue to…

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