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

Chloe Pedley Dec 7, 2018 0 comments 0

I’ve been writing as a sex and body positive educator on Polkadotsi for five years now. It’s been an interesting experience finding space to share ideas, content, and spread the idea that bodies are neutral, sex is positive, and talk about all of the things that we should have been taught as children. It seems however, that there’s a section…

I Lost My Virginity to Rape

Chloe Pedley Aug 20, 2018 3 comments 0

I lost my virginity** to non-consensual sex. It’s taken nearly 15 years to  call it rape. It was summer, I was a teenager and I thought I was in love. He was charming, sweet, as sexually inexperienced as I was – and looking back; equally stupid. We had dated for a few hormone driven wonderful months and had at length…

When Sex Isn’t Rainbows and Unicorns.

Chloe Pedley Aug 17, 2018 0 comments 0

Most of us have been sold a lie. Movies, romantic books, and even the social expectations of love and relationships mislead us greatly. Boy meets girl, girl and boy fall in love, lots of orgasms, happily ever after, right?! Apart from being particularly hetero-normative (sorry) and simplistic, it’s a pretty common story for what a lot of us are told…

We Need To Talk About Sex During Pregnancy

Emma Stewart Dec 1, 2016 0 comments 0

Sex in the first trimester Is It Safe? As a sexologist I’m very often asked about the safety of having sex during pregnancy – well here’s the good news – doing the nasty when you’ve got a bun in the oven is not only hot, it’s perfectly safe.  If you feel well and sexy – it’s a jolly good idea…

Enjoying Your Sexuality While Breastfeeding

Jeannine Nov 19, 2016 2 comments 0

Your relationship with your breasts while breastfeeding is likely to have radically changed; previously there just for your entertainment and to make your clothes fit. Well, now they are working girls with a new agenda. A breastfeeding mother may experience all or some of the following: leaking, pain, feeling over exposed and touched out, have an overflowing bra before a…

9 Reasons You Should Totally Embrace Using Sex Toys

Chloe Pedley Mar 17, 2015 0 comments 0

Shhhh, don’t tell anyone… I love my vibrators! Oh, who am I kidding, I just posted this on Polkadotsi – everyone knows that I have a love affair with all that buzzes! But it would seem that there is still a lot of stigma and shame associated with getting your wank on. So in the interests of enabling all of…

LELO’s Top 10 Tips for Sex Toy Safety

Chloe Pedley Sep 4, 2014 0 comments 0

The good folks from Lelo know a lot about sex toys, and I have had the pleasure of chatting with their some of their team members. One of the things I love about Lelo is how dedicated they are to producing, promoting and encouraging healthy sex toys. So it is my pleasure to share the following tips, as well as…

Sex Outdoors: How To (Without Getting Caught)

Chloe Pedley May 9, 2014 0 comments 0

Loads of people get a real rush from getting freaky in the great outdoors. The threat of being caught heightens the thrill for some, while others simply like the freedom of a quickie under the stars. The Beach It’s a huge cliché, but for some reason many of us have this enduring fantasy about sex on the beach. There’s sun…

Sex Toy Smarts: Water-Based Versus Silicone Lube

Chloe Pedley May 7, 2014 0 comments 0

Think anything slippery will do the trick when it comes to your sex toys? Whatever you have on hand might be good enough in the short term, but you can actually shorten the life of your favorite pleasure piece if you fail to use the right lubricant with it. Not only that, but using the wrong lube can actually cause…

Masturbation Technique: Vibrating Fingers

Chloe Pedley May 5, 2014 2 comments 0

If you’re new to vibrators finger vibrators are cute, non-threatening, and oh-so-easy-to-use. They’re also inexpensive compared to their bigger, penetrative, counterparts! Finger vibes are designed to be used on your clit and labia. They’re a really fun way to explore what feels good on the outside. Don’t get caught up with only your clit. Be sure to tease, tickle and…