sexual health

Consumer Goods Interview: How Feminine Care Company Blume Is Changing The Conversation Around Periods

Swapping 'feminine hygiene' for 'self-care,' subscription service Blume works to de-stigmatize menstruation and sex-ed, positioning itself as a lifestyle partner for teens and providing trusted resources

Health AI-Powered Chatbot Helps Planned Parenthood Educate Teens

Planned Parenthood's Roo assistant is designed to enhance its support for digital-first teens, increasing their access to sex-ed resources

Delivery & Logistics 'Uber Of Birth Control' Helps Customers Take At-Home HPV Tests

Expanding its health services for women and on-demand administration of HIV preventative PrEP, Nurx is providing at home kits so women can test comfortably and confidently

Post Purchase Service & Support Women's Telemedicine Platform Expands Into HIV Home-Testing Kits

In an effort to spread the use of PrEP, an HIV prevention drug, Nurx is offering customers an at-home lab testing kit as well as digital consulting with trusted providers

Brand Activation & Immersion ASOS Is Helping Keep Kenyan Women In School By Providing Reusable Sanitary Pads

A partnership between the retailer and the SOKO Community Trust will use cut-offs from the former's Made in Kenya collection to provide pads to girls in the African nation

Design Packaging Turns Buying Condoms Into A Tactile Experience

Concept packaging that uses texture, color and straightforward messaging is a welcome departure from flashy and tacky graphics

Gen Z This Startup Is Un-Gendering Sexual Wellness Products

Maude, which launched this month, makes sex products with a minimalist design that amplifies inclusivity and simplicity

Interview Interview: How Sex Toys Can Help Remedy Double Standards For Women

Dame Products co-founder and CEO Alexandra Fine, a speaker at PSFK's upcoming CXI 2018 conference, discusses her company's mission to empower women to take charge of their own sexual experience

Beauty Interview: Extending The Clean Living Movement To Women's Sexual Health

Meika Hollender, founder of Sustain Natural, describes how her company followed health and wellness trends to identify gaps in women's intimate care

Fitness & Sport This NYC Gym For Expectant Mothers Is Made For Pregnant Bodies

At FPC, pregnant women work up a sweat in an environment that keeps them safe while still building strength

Advertising Condoms Redesigned To Promote Consent

Anna Weddle wants to bring the discussion of sexual health about how all parties need to understand the meaning of consent to have safe sex

Wellness This Skincare Line Bases Formulas On Natural Hormonal Cycles

To combat skin issues brought about by changing hormones, this skincare line is designed around the needs of women

Packaging & Product Engagement Teen Focus Groups Helped Design These Hilariously-Named Condoms

In order to lower rates of STIs and teen pregnancies, nonprofit Diverse & Resilient used focus groups to grab young people's attention with condom wrappers

Retail This Home Kit Wants To Make It Easier For Women To Check Their Fertility

Modern Fertility offers a comprehensive home test in an effort to make the process of monitoring fertility more accessible

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