Sex Education

Being queer in a small town doesn’t have to be shit

“If I hadn't moved to small town New Zealand, my life would be a lot smaller.”

Five people tell us their STI stories

'Chlamydia is how I found out she cheated on me’

What the coalition deal means for students

Will students be better or worse off? It depends who you ask.

Meet Amy: The first baby born through an HIV-positive sperm bank

There is no cure for HIV but effective medication can make a person’s viral load undetectable.

Who came first? NZ’s top towns for buying sex toys revealed

Did you have Palmerston North becoming the sex toy capital of New Zealand on your 2022 bingo card?

It’s time to roll out at-home STI checks across Aotearoa

“It's been one of the most successful testing interventions we've provided as an organisation.”

Anal sex is on the rise but education isn’t catching up

“When I get regular STI checks, I never get asked about anal sex then either - only vagina or oral."

Including pleasure in sex education could increase condom use, study finds

“Pleasure has been overlooked and stigmatized in health promotion and sex education”.

Heterosexual sex can be so much better for women. Here's how.

Too many women aren’t reaching their potential for sexual pleasure. It's time to fix that.

I never want kids so I had a vasectomy at 32

“Once I figured out that kids aren’t something I dream of, I wanted to commit to that.”

HIV prevention pill PrEP might be easier to access in NZ soon

A proposal has been put forward to remove many of the barriers in place for people wanting PrEP.

NZ high schoolers open up about sexual assault on social media

There are calls for mandatory consent education in NZ.

Is it ok to bang someone based on their star sign? | Horny on Main

Romeo & Juliet were star-crossed lovers after all. But Juliet was also 13, so, you know.

‘Contraception never came up’: sex ed in Catholic high schools

“There was nothing fundamental to it whatsoever,”

Is it normal to get horny on the daily? | Horny on Main

Let's talk about spontaneous vs. responsive desire for a minute.

Male contraceptive pill 99 percent effective in mice trial

Is it time to shift the scales of the contraceptive burden balance?

Calls for sexual consent education to be compulsory in NZ schools

Students, politicians and educators are calling for the Government to make this happen.

My boyfriend wants a sex break, is this common in couples? | Horny on Main

Instead of “is this common?”, try asking “How does this make me feel?”.

My girlfriend is on antidepressants and I can’t make her cum | Horny on Main

Horny on Main is a place to unpack and explore the complicated and messy territories of sex, love and intimacy. It’s not just for the horndogs,…

How does someone think ass eating is hot? | Horny on Main

He toss my salad like his name Romaine.

I’m non-binary afab and I’m in love with my straight cis bestie | Horny on Main

Horny on Main is a place to unpack and explore the complicated and messy territories of sex, love and intimacy. It’s not just for the horndogs,…

Boundaries, communication, and jealousy: What it’s like being polyamorous

Re: wanted to know what the biggest misconceptions around polyamory are, what it’s like being in a polyamorous relationship and how people cope with jealousy. 

We spoke…

How do I pick a good partner for losing my virginity? | Horny on Main

Horny on Main is a place to unpack and explore the complicated and messy territories of sex, love and intimacy. It’s not just for the horndogs,…

How do I get my libido back after being totally not keen this pandemic? | Horny on Main

Horny on Main is Re:’s sex advice column. It’s a place to unpack and explore the complicated and messy territories of sex, love and intimacy. It’s…

Today we launch our new sex advice column: Horny On Main

Today we launch the new Re: sex advice column, Horny on Main. You can read the first instalment, How do I get my libido back after…

Aucklanders bought more sex toys than any other region this year

The Satisfyer Pro 2, aka the Harry Styles of sex toys, dominated for the third year in a row.

‘Nau mai te rekareka’: We’ve got some sexy reo Māori for you

It’s important we get to use te reo in all the ways it can be, including the sexy ways!