The following content contains mentions of genitalia, vaginal, anal, oral and penetrative sex and masturbation as well as medical diagnosis and treatment, pain, depression and endometriosis.
Welcome back to our Anonymous Sex Diaries series where queer and trans people from around the world let us into a seven day snippet of their sex, love and dating lives.
Before my partner and I engage in sex for the first time in a month, there is the question of whether we need a condom now that I’m on birth control for my endometriosis.
My first symptom was a sharp pain on my right side that I’d never felt before. It ranged from a 5 to an 8 out of 10 throughout the day. I initially thought it was period cramps, but when the pain per...
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