Jess

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Do we need an International Men's Day?

Male Body
Do men need a special day dedicated to celebrating men? Jess doesn't think so.

Maybe I don't want children!

Unsure about being pregnant?
If motherhood is the greatest act one can carry out as a woman, what does it mean for women who can’t bear children? What about those who won’t?

Does your man have to be in the delivery room?

Being Pregnant
If you both made it, you should both be in there. Right?

Let's talk about sex education

Our Bodies
In a world that is changing so fast, the way we talk to young Kenyans needs to change as well.

Boys who don't want just 'one thing'

Sexual Diversity
Not all the guys you're dating only want one thing - the way we are taught in school. Some guys are not actually interested in sex...

Should you move in with your partner during Corona?

Happy Relationships
Coronavirus is here to stay, and this is the new normal. Does that mean you can take your relationship to a new normal too?

What to do when you meet a mansplainer!

Sexual Harassment
By virtue of being a man, one becomes an expert in multiple fields, and must therefore explain all things to women.

Not all men...

Sexual Harassment
We started this rallying call and hashtag to speak out against the rampant sexual and physical abuse of women at the hands of men. It was urgent to call them out because men were and are literally killing us.

Does sex feel better without a condom?

Birth Control
What if your boyfriend can't orgasm with a condom on? What comes first for you: pleasure or safety? Or can you have both?

Kinda sorta safe-ish days

Choosing the right birth control
'Safe days' – the time frame of your cycle when you won't get pregnant, even if you have unprotected sex. At least in theory...

Knowing yourself – the biblical way

Ways to Make Love
Is masturbation the most unchristian relationship you can have with your body?

HIV: burying my parents

STDs & STIs
My father committed suicide when he found out he was HIV-positive. In Kenya in 1997, HIV was considered a death sentence. He chose to speed up the process.