Leah Frape discusses how the recent coil controversy has opened up a debate around female sexual and reproductive health
Isolating the spread of STIs
Online Lifestyle Editor Elinor Jones outlines the potential for lockdown to eradicate sexually transmitted diseases
How long should my contraceptive pill break be?
Gemma Dauncey scrutinises the current confusion of deciding on the right number of days between taking the contraceptive pill It is fair to say that contraception has come a long way and, unlike past generations, we are no longer reliant on abstinence or coitus interruptus thanks to the NHS offering (hopefully) something for everyone. But […]
Has Tinder caused a rise in STDs?
Elinor Jones, Print Science Editor, dismantles the correlation between STD rates and dating apps, as well as discussing the potential for a chlamydia vaccine For years, my everlasting memory of STDs has been of awkward talks from newly qualified teachers holding a banana and a condom alongside images of various infections, from chlamydia to syphilis. […]
The Male Contraceptive Pill: What is hindering the development of male birth control?
Anna Wilmot explores whether there is a future to the male contraceptive pill.
Coital Dysphoria (The Sex Blues)
In the ever so liberal, western world that we live in, sex seems to always be a hot topic of discussion, especially at University. As a nurse at the health centre once told me, sex is “readily available and ‘on tap’ for whenever you want it.” Not too sure where she’s getting that from, there’s clearly […]
Interviewing Exeter’s secret sex blogger
W hat made you decide to start your blog, ‘Sex and the Exeter Girl’? I used to be the biggest prude about sex. I remember seeing a diagram of an uncircumcised penis in Sixth Form – it made me scream and fall off my chair. For me, sex has always been a scary topic. I’m […]
Editorial: Johnny for VP
We’ve got down and dirty this week – aren’t we givers. After months of planning, Sexeposé is ﬁnally a reality. We ran a sexual health survey and it banged. Whilst a bit of cheeky action in the bedroom is all fun and games, our survey did throw up a few problematic stats – namely that […]
Editorial: Cuts, crumbs, campaigns
Students are under the kosh again, as Osborne’s “earn or learn” Budget promises become a reality. Last week, Parliament voted to scrap student maintenance grants in favour of a loan system which will come into eﬀect from September 2016. We lead this issue looking into the implications for Exeter students – over 3000 are in their […]