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Brook blog

The voice of young people’s sexual health and wellbeing.

Changing attitudes. Challenging prejudices. Championing equality.

We launched the Brook blog in September 2019 to shout louder about the sexual health and rights of young people.

It is a platform for Brook staff, sector colleagues and young activists to voice their thoughts on key topics impacting young people’s sexual and emotional wellbeing.

Do you have a story to share? Can you provide expert commentary on the latest sector news? Get in touch

Latest posts

Asexuality: Heidi’s story
You know that unsettling, mildly disgusting moment upon realising that you are alive, and that therefore, at some point, your parents had sex? That’s essentially how my brain reacts to…
Get free condoms
Condoms protect against unwanted pregnancy by stopping the sperm contained in semen coming into contact with the vagina (which could lead to an egg being fertilised). They are also the only method…
Finding the right contraception for me: Iona’s story
I was on the pill when I was about 14 or 15. Not because I was sexually active, but because my periods were just really bad. I had had irregular…
Before your implant fitting
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If you have tested positive for chlamydia
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How Brook helped me: Cassie’s story
My name is Cassie, I’m a 24-year-old Sex Educator and Student Nurse from Liverpool and my pronouns are she/they. I’m a big football fan (the reds!) and I spend most of my time drawing…



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