Jen was a writer at Clue who delights in assignments involving LGBTQIA+ topics, sex, and pop culture.
Preferred birth control: Usually when I have sex there’s no sperm involved, so no chance of getting pregnant. That said, I’m a fan of condoms and gloves for STI prevention.
Favourite reproductive health fact: Arousal and orgasm can help maintain your circulatory, neural, and muscular systems, and prevent dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation).
Were the first tampons made of wood? Where does the phrase “on the rag” come from? Historian Helen King has...
Free bleeding is the practice of menstruating without blocking or collecting the period flow. Here’s why people do it.
Ilaria from our Support team shares more tips for getting the most out of Clue.
It seems that we have been ejaculating for a long time.
There are many stereotypes about romance between two people with menstrual cycles. We reached out to lesbians, transgender and queer...
Birth control is rarely talked about in queer communities, which means that relevant information and support are essential.
We asked trans men, genderqueer, and nonbinary people how they feel about their periods.
Gender-inclusivity is an important part of what we do at Clue. We asked our translators: “What does it mean to...
Birth control is generally marketed and designed for women, but they’re not the only ones using it.
Chest binding is a common practice. Binding can reduce gender dysphoria, but it can also cause negative physical health symptoms....
Tracking symptoms throughout your menstrual cycle can help you understand your experience of PMS.
Endometriosis is a complicated illness. Those who have it often also experience delayed diagnoses, hit-and-miss treatments, and a general lack...
Stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS directly harms people’s health. Here’s what people are doing to end it.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common but often undiagnosed condition. Here are some answers to common questions about PCOS.
There’s a lot of misinformation and stigma about STIs, and they can be uncomfortable to discuss. But we need to...
Is period poop a thing? Cara, a digestion-tracking app, helped us answer questions about food, digestion and the menstrual cycle.
Not everyone has the same experience of PCOS symptoms and diagnosis. We reached out via social media and asked people...
The results of the Ideal Partner Survey — a collaboration between Clue, the University of Göttingen and MyONE Condoms.
Vaginal dryness is common but treatable, and can happen at any age.