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Anni Irish

Anni Irish has published cultural criticism, articles, and essays in Bombmagazine, Brooklyn Magazine, Good, Hyperallergic, Men’s Health, the Outline, Racked, Salon, Teen Vogue, Vice, and the Village Voice, among many others. She has taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She holds a BFA from Tufts University, an MA in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons College, and an MA in Performance Studies from New York University.

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Having Sex During COVID? Here Are Some Sexual Health Resources to Consider

Even with a pandemic going on, it’s crucial to protect and care for your sexual and reproductive health. Here’s how.

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5 Tips to Help Deal With the Anxiety of Getting an IUD Reinserted

It’s your body, and you have a right to ask as many questions as you need to and do what you need to do in order to decide if this is the right form of birth control for you.

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How One Queer Dating App Is Making Space for the Queer Community

With its emphasis on users’ desires instead of photos, this app for everyone but cisgender men cranks up the flirtation.

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Tips for Talking About Sex Toys in a More Honest Way

With mutual respect, support, and honesty, a conversation about toys can help you and your friends think about ways you can each increase your sexual pleasure.

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Personal Stories

How Sex Toys Gave Me Sexual Confidence as a Plus-Size Woman

One woman explores sex toys as a way to allow her to focus on her own pleasure and break free of shame.