Welcome to Polkadotsi

Eat, Move, Think Because You Love Yourself

Welcome to Polkadotsi. We believe that knowledge is power and everyone deserves access to good, quality information.  We talk and write about Sex and Sexuality, and Health and Fitness and how they intersect with our modern lives.

 

 

 

We’re sex positive, smart, and we want pretty condoms!

Dear condom companies, We totally get it. Condoms are marketed to men as your primary user base, and we women...

In Defense of the Condom

The poor old condoms cop a bad rap (sorry, not sorry) as far as contraception goes. Notorious for being sex interrupters,...

Family Planning is a Human Right

Access to family planning resources and information should be the simplest, most accessible part of healthcare for women. And yet,...

Tumblr, Facebook, PayPal and the big bad ban on Sex.

I've been writing as a sex and body positive educator on Polkadotsi for five years now. It's been an interesting...

The Hookup Generation? Maybe Not…

The age of Tinder, and the casual hookup has given Millenials and iGens the reputation of being all about the bone....

I Lost My Virginity to Rape

I lost my virginity** to non-consensual sex. It's taken nearly 15 years to  call it rape. It was summer, I...

when sex isn't rainbows and unicorns

When Sex Isn’t Rainbows and Unicorns.

Most of us have been sold a lie. Movies, romantic books, and even the social expectations of love and relationships...

Having Better Conversations About Gender

I'm Chloe, I identify as a bi-woman (my sexuality and  gender), and my preferred pronouns are "She/her" I like to...

Birth Stories: Welcome Earthside James Tiberius

James Tiberius from Fiona Rogerson on Vimeo. JT's pregnancy was straightforward and healthy - it was a bit of a...

My Story: Post Partum Depression

If you've read Finn's birth story, you might think that it was the perfect start to a new human's life....