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Sexual Health Corner

Welcome to our Sexual Health Corner!


Talking about nuestra sexualidad is important, and we are excited to join forces with Dr. Shannon Chavez to make a positive impact in the Sexual Health of our comunidad!


Dr. Shannon Chavez, a respected expert, therapist, and educator specializing in sexuality is our Intimacy Expert!  Together, we are raising awareness about the importance of sexual health education during Sexual Health Awareness Month and beyond.


Dr. Shannon Chavez


We asked our Chisperos their thoughts on sexual health, and this is what they said: 

  • 83.5% consider sexual health extremely important.

  • Their top concerns include difficulty communicating about sexual needs (32%), relationship issues affecting sexual satisfaction (32%), and lack of sexual interest (23%).

  • 75% say open communication about sexual health is a non-negotiable aspect of their relationship 

  • 70% say that Fear, Shame and Stigma are top barriers for Latinos.

Meet our expert and let’s learn juntos. ¡Vamos!

Take care of yourself inside and out.
Meet Dr Shannon Chavez, our Chispa intimacy expert!


Pain during sex is more common than you may think. Checa this video to learn some of the reasons why pain may occur and advice on how to get support.



How do we turn on our sexual motivation? Watch this video to learn how to have the conversation and work together to get the most of your experiences with your partner.



Having concerns around sex is normal and valid.  Dr Chavez shares the right steps address those to create a safe space with our partners and have unique personal experiences.


Shame is an emotion that can hold us back from achieving our full sexual potential, and it may create barriers to enjoy our relationships. Learn how to embrace your sexuality and take charge of your sexual pleasure!


Everything around sex is about learning. The more we know, the better our pleasure potential can be. In this video, we share the hot topics to learn and understand to 


Sometimes talking to our partners about what we want and how we want it can be hard. Knowing our bodies is important, and communication is key so that both partners can have a great experience. 

Your Tool Box, pa’ que no te falte nada! 
We prepared this curated list to help you find the right resources for you.  Sometimes it can be scary or intimidating to talk about these things, but learning and promoting your sexual health and wellness can help improve your personal relationships and your overall well being.   Vamos, let’s do this!

Sexual Health & Emotional Wellness Organizations

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT): A professional organization dedicated to the promotion of sexual health through the accreditation of professionals in sexuality education, counseling, and therapy.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health: Advocates for reproductive health rights and justice issues tailored specifically for Latinas.

Dr. Shannon Chavez: A licensed psychologist and certified sex therapist who specializes in helping individuals and couples address their sexual health concerns.

LatinxTherapy: A digital platform dedicated to connecting individuals with mental health professionals who understand Latinx cultural and identity issues.

CDC | Sexual Health: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's portal on sexual health, offering comprehensive information, statistics, and resources.

Go Ask Alice!: A health advice website run by health professionals at Columbia University, covering a variety of topics including sexual health.

Bedsider: An online birth control support network offering information about different contraceptive methods and where to obtain them.


Kinsey Institute: A research institute that studies and promotes understanding of human sexuality, relationships, and well-being.


Our Bodies Ourselves: A nonprofit organization and book that offers comprehensive information on women's health and sexuality.


The American Sexual Health Association (ASHA): A national organization dedicated to promoting sexual health and addressing issues related to sexually transmitted infections (STIs).


National Coalition for Sexual Health: An organization that aims to improve people's sexual health and well-being by offering guidance and strategies to providers and other professionals.

Sexual Health & Wellness Apps

Eve by Glow - A comprehensive app that offers menstrual cycle tracking alongside sexual health insights and community support.


Juicebox - An interactive app offering personalized coaching and guidance for sexual wellness and intimacy.


Emjoy - An app focused on female empowerment, offering a combination of guided self-care practices and erotic storytelling.


Kama - A platform emphasizing holistic sexual well-being, prioritizing inclusivity and a wide range of pleasure experiences.


Coral - A digital space dedicated to enhancing sexual pleasure through a multisensory approach, offering expert advice, stories, and guided sessions.


Rosy - A women-focused platform that provides a mix of educational videos, classes, erotic stories, and a supportive community for sharing personal experiences.


Ferly - A comprehensive sexual wellness app offering guided practices, expert advice, and a variety of resources for exploring and understanding sexuality.

Sexual Wellness Brands

Bloomi: A brand emphasizing clean, hygienic products, Bloomi offers a curated selection of intimate care and sexual wellness items.


LELO: LELO is a luxury brand known for creating stylish, high-quality intimate lifestyle products such as vibrators and massagers.


Maude: Maude is a modern sexual wellness brand offering minimalist-designed intimate products ranging from vibrators to organic lubricants.


We-Vibe: Specializing in couples' vibrators, We-Vibe offers innovative, app-compatible pleasure products for shared experiences.


Unbound: A women-founded brand, Unbound offers a diverse range of vibrators, accessories, and sexual wellness products with a focus on empowering individuals.


OhMiBod: Pioneers in the realm of tech-integrated pleasure, OhMiBod offers app-controlled and music-responsive intimate products.


Sliquid: Sliquid specializes in a wide range of body-safe lubricants, from water-based to silicone, formulated with clean ingredients.


MysteryVibe: MysteryVibe offers flexible, customizable vibrators that merge advanced technology with sexual wellness.


Champ: Champ is focused on men's wellness, offering products and supplements to enhance performance and overall sexual health.


Roman: Roman is a telehealth company that provides men with online sexual health prescriptions.


Hims: Hims offers comprehensive men's wellness solutions, providing treatments for hair loss, ED, and other health concerns, including sexual well-being


The Vagina Bible by Dr Jennifer Gunter


Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski


More Orgasms Please: Why Female Pleasure Matters by The Hotbed Collective


The Guide to Getting It On! by Paul Joannides, Psy.D


Sex Plus: Learning, Loving, & Enjoying Your Body by Laci Green


She Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman by Ian Kerner


The Coitus Chronicles by Olive Persimmon


What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl's Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety by Jaclyn Friedman


Girls & Sex by Peggy Orenstein


Boys & Sex by Peggy Orenstein


Becoming Cliterate by Laurie Mintz, PhD

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