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How To Use A Condom

STEP #1: CHECK, UNWRAP & ORIENT Ensure that both parties have expressed enthusiastic consent. CHECK the expiry date on the condom wrapper. If it’s not expired, UNWRAP the condom from...

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Uncut Jems: My Hour-Long Orgasm

Uncut Jems: My Hour-Long Orgasm

by Taylor Neal It is very common during sex, especially hetero sex, that once one or both parties cum the sex is mutually understood to be over.  Pat on the back,...

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101: STI Disclosure

101: STI Disclosure

Editor's note: We recognize that personal safety should always be prioritized over disclosure—and that the act of disclosure puts some folks at risk, regardless of any precautions they've taken.---Openly discussing sexual...

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101: Abortion

101: Abortion

Abortion 101 At Jems, we believe access to abortion and reproductive care is a human right and should be responsive, caring, non-judgmental and trauma-informed.  Being a Canadian company, we recognize...

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101: Getting the Monkeypox* Vaccine

101: Getting the Monkeypox* Vaccine

A Conversation about the Monkeypox* Virus, Vaccine, and Safer Sex Practices with SJ Stephens SJ Stephens (they/he, elle/él) is a 22-year-old Wellesley College student born and raised in Los Angeles, CA....

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Uncut Jems: Self-Advocacy is Sexy

Uncut Jems: Self-Advocacy is Sexy

By Taylor Neal I'm 25. I've been sexually active for over ten years now and over this period my sexuality has fluctuated and changed almost as many times as my hairstyle....

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101: First Date Safety

101: First Date Safety

By Emory Oakley First dates are challenging for so many reasons, but safety can be a concern for many people – especially when meeting in person for the first time....

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Uncut Jems: Marlowe Granados

Uncut Jems: Marlowe Granados

by Marlowe Granados, Advice Columnist and Author of Happy Hour I have a distinct memory of being a teenager crossing a major intersection and reaching into my handbag only to have...

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101: PrEP

101: PrEP

What is PrEP? PrEP is a daily medication that lowers your chances of getting HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) from sex or sharing needles. Taken correctly, PrEP is 99%...

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