A woman's sexuality is a complex interplay of physical and emotional responses that affects the way she thinks and feels about herself. A sexual problem can hurt her personal relationships and her self-esteem. Yet, many women hesitate to talk about their sexuality with their health care professionals, and many health professionals are reluctant to begin a discussion about sexuality with their patients. READ MORE

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Talk About It and Get Help

Women's sexual problems are too often discounted as mental or emotional. Talk to your health care professional to get the help you need and deserve.

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How to Have the Best Sex of Your Life After Menopause

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My Long Journey to Queer Motherhood

I knew in theory that lesbians could become parents, but I'd never known a family with two moms.

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Sex, Fertility and Breast Cancer

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Racial, geographical and socioeconomic factors put women of color at greater risk for HIV

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From Vaginismus to Pleasure Warrior

After 30 years of painful sex, I finally learned I wasn't broken.

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How to Rekindle Your Sexual Connection at Midlife

Q & A with Sex Therapist Yana Tallon-Hicks

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