Sexual Health

What Are the Health Benefits of Masturbation?

By NWHN Staff | Nov 12, 2019 | Comments Off on What Are the Health Benefits of Masturbation?

Masturbation is perfectly natural and comes with numerous health benefits! Your vagina has thousands of nerve endings—8,000 in the clitoris, to be exact. 

Will Testosterone Therapy Improve My Sex Life?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Will Testosterone Therapy Improve My Sex Life?

Part of testosterone’s role in a woman’s body is to contribute to libido and arousal, which is why many women will consider taking it if they experience an unwanted drop in sexual desire.

Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Is Getting a Hysterectomy My Only Option for Treating Fibroids?

Fibroids, or muscular tumors that grow in the uterine wall, are extremely common. Not all fibroids have to be removed and a hysterectomy is not your only option for treating them.

Sex Toys: The Monster in Your Bed

By NWHN Staff | Jul 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Sex Toys: The Monster in Your Bed

Sex toys are over-regulated legally and under-regulated for safety. Bans on “obscene devices” are a violation of the right to private sexual conduct. They enforce the stigma against sex, which in turn leads to nonchalant regulation of devices intended for internal use.

Sex Ed the City: Oakland Youth Advocate for Comprehensive Sex Education

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Sex Ed the City: Oakland Youth Advocate for Comprehensive Sex Education

“We as students have rights! We have a right to know our own bodies and have access to information.” This is the voice of an Oakland, California youth expressing frustration over the lack of relevant sex education and support being provided in the schools. And, this is the story of what the students did about it.