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Why Won't My Partner Have Sex with Me?

You know it's driving you crazy—get the answer from our Shape sexpert

What Your Girl-On-Girl Sex Dream *Really* Means About Your Sexuality

Pause before you go changing your Tinder preferences.

Maya Rudolph's "Vajingle" Ad Will Make You Crack Up—and Cringe

Because the stuff in our feminine hygiene products might actually be kinda scary.

This Feminine Hygiene Commercial Finally Portrays Women As Badass

Because no one spends their period twirling around in white skirts for fun IRL

The Honest Truth About the ~*Mythical*~ G-Spot

It's time to embark on a pleasure quest.

Unsafe Sex Now the #1 Risk Factor for Illness, Death In Young Women

Here's how to make sure you don't become part of this scary statistic!

How Do You Tell Your Partner What You Want In Bed?

Because keeping quiet never got anyone a good O.

For Real Though—Does Anal Sex Hurt?

Getting to the bottom of butt stuff (pun intended).

Yeast Infections Linked to Mental Health Issues In a New Study

More reason to take your *down there* issues seriously.

Is a "Broken Penis" a Legitimate Thing?

Thank goodness our lady bits are safely inside of us. *shudders*

A Handy Guide to Some of the Best Condom Options Out There

"Get in, loser, we're going [condom] shopping."

Is There Really Such a Thing As an Alpha Uterus?

You've heard of periods supposedly syncing, but we asked a doc if one woman's hormones can actually influence the periods of everyone around her.

"Super Gonorrhea" Is a Thing That's Spreading

Antibiotic-resistant STDs are a serious problem. Here's how to protect yourself

What is Queefing, Anyway?

Answer: not "vagina farts"

How to Decipher Your Abnormal Pap Smear Results

We break down what your pap and HPV test results really mean because, yes, they're confusing as hell

You—Yes, You—Can Get Blue Balls

Yep, lady blue balls are a thing.

Siri Can Help You Bury a Body—But Can't Help You In a Health Crisis

The scary capability our digital BFFs are lacking.