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Can pre-cum get you pregnant?

Pre-cum (or pre-ejaculate if we want to use the fancy proper name), is fluid that’s released from the penis during foreplay or sex. It usually happens during arousal and a...

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Is mutual masturbation the safest sex during COVID-19?

Let’s start by saying that the only truly safe sex to be having right now is solo sex. But, if you’ve decided that sex with other people is something you...

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Why do pronouns matter anyway?

When we speak about someone else, it’s common to use pronouns to talk about them. She, he, they, etc. But what if the pronoun you use doesn’t reflect who they...

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COVID-19 contact tracing and dating – what to do

Contact tracing is a super important part of helping Australia through COVID-19, but it’s sometimes easier said than done. Especially if you’re dating. Here, we take a look at what...

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Can I get an STI from that?

Sex is great. But also kinda confusing sometimes. What risks are there for different kinds of sex? And how do you stay safe and take control of your sexual health?...

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Can you get COVID-19 from sex?

With COVID-19 still circulating across Australia, the pandemic is far from over here. Which means we need to continue to be vigilant; especially when it comes to having sex. One...

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What to do if you’re allergic to condoms

Condoms are the only form of contraception that protect against STIs and unwanted pregnancy. Although most people have no problems using condoms, a small proportion of people can be allergic...

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Our favourite sex and relationship YouTubers

YouTube is the second most visited website in the world and is packed with content that tackles every subject imaginable – from sex and sexual health, to relationships, body positivity...

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What’s the difference between an STI and an STD?

The question  ‘What’s the difference between STIs and STDs?’ is one we hear all the time here at Play Safe. STI, the commonly used term here in Australia – stands...

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Premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation (PE) is one of the biggest worries I hear about it, but it’s rarely medical issue. So what is it? PE is just a fancy way of describing...

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The dos and don’ts of online dating

There are so many online dating sites to choose from today, and more and more people are finding relationships and hookups online. But, navigating the world of online dating isn’t...

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Does anxiety impact your sex life?

Sexual health isn’t just about STIs. It’s also about feeling safe in your own body, being able to experience pleasure, and being confident to make decisions that are right for...

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What does the word “sex” mean to you?

Have you just started our ‘Have I got an STI?’ quiz but you’re not sure if the questions apply to you? That’s because sex isn’t quite as simple as it...

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Visiting a Youth Health Service

A Youth Health WHAT?  What is a Youth Health Service? And what should you expect when you visit one?  A Youth Health Service is a FREE, SAFE, & CONFIDENTIAL place...

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Doctors. They’re not that scary

Making an appointment and visiting a medical centre or sexual health clinic can be overwhelming. Just like anyone else, young people under 18 years of age have the right to ...

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Am I Gay?

Heaps of young people ask me if being attracted to someone who is the same sex makes them gay. So I asked Terence Humphries from Twenty10 incorporating GLCS NSW (Gay...

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