BISH is a guide to sex, love and you for everyone over 14. Here’s what people say about it!

“I’ve ended up flicking through the articles for more than an hour answering nearly every single question i have ever had about sex.” […]

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If you need help in person click here to find out about sexual health services. You are welcome to ask me questions but please do have a look at questions I’ve already answered and the rest of the site. There’s a search bar and a menu of different categories up at the top ☝️. Also I’ve created a Coronavirus tag so you can find the posts that might be relevant for you right now.

Important posts

What is sex - expert answers to frequently asked questions

What Is Sex?

- This guide to ‘what is sex’ aims to answer the most frequently asked questions about sex in a simple and short way. Although yeah, the whole article is like an essay. I’ve tried to define each thing and then give some pointers for how to do them more consensually and safely. [...]

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Sexual Health Services Bish

Sexual Health Services

- Learn more about sexual health services for all ages in the UK. What they are, where they are, what they do and what going to a clinic is like. [...]

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Guide to relationships. Drawings of diverse range of young people in front of a heart

Guide to Relationships

- In this guide to relationships: we'll look at what we mean by relationships, limits, how you should be treated, romance, trust and break ups. [...]

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It’s for people who are (or are thinking about) having sex / relationships. It’s for all genders (trans inclusive) and sexualities, people with disabilities, backgrounds, beliefs and values. It’s got a UK vibe so we say ‘snog’, ‘fancy’ and ‘shag’ a lot.

Most of the materials on here are written by me, Justin Hancock. I’ve been a sex educator since 1999, I do training courses for teachers, and I’m a member of the World Association for Sexual Health. Read more about me and the website.

Latest BISH posts

is it normal to feel sick after sex for the first time

Is It Normal To Feel Sick After Your First Time?

- Content note for this one. The reader asked about whether it is normal to feel sick after the first time, but you might find the question a bit upsetting. [...]

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how to feel a bit better

Feel a Bit Better

- We all struggle a bit sometimes with our relationships, our relationship with ourselves, and sex. Here’s a, research proven, way to feel a bit better. [...]

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sex relationships and the right

Sex, Relationships, and The Right

- Here’s a ranty article about sex and politics and what the right think about sex, relationships, and you. There are absolutely no jokes or funny bits in this at all.  [...]

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If you’re teaching about this please promote BISH to your (14+) students (here are some posters for you to print), but this website is not designed for classroom RSE teaching. Head over to my website for practitioners for resources.

If you want some more advanced advice for adults check out the work I do with Meg-John Barker at megjohnandjustin.com. We wrote a sex advice book called A Practical Guide to Sex and we also have some zines. I also run a podcast called Culture Sex Relationships.

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