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A budding journalist and graduate of the University of British Columbia's journalism school, Akhila is passionate about the environment, politics and issues of social justice.

When she's not racing against writing deadlines, she can be found hunting for bubble tea and the best happy hours in the city.

What You Need to Know About Sexual Consent at College

Learn how to define and communicate your boundaries to protect yourself on campus.

By Akhila Menon

What Is a Sex Therapist and What Should I Expect From One?

Regardless of what you may have heard, sexual activity is not involved.

By Akhila Menon

Automatic Negative Thoughts Can Contribute to Body Dysmorphia

Unlearn the intrusive beliefs and behaviors that are keeping you from recovery.

By Akhila Menon

Dating

Red Flags and Green Flags for Cohabitation

Your relationship is in a good place. Should you risk spoiling that by moving in together?

By Akhila Menon

Over-the-Counter Drugs Are Safe, Right?

We all use store-bought medications, but the side effects could be affecting your sexual health.

By Akhila Menon

Dating

The Feeling of Falling in Love

The earth didn't move, no stars in their eyes: Here are the real signs of the lovestruck.

By Akhila Menon

Communication in Relationships

Enthusiastic Consent in Relationships Requires Ongoing Conversation

Giving and receiving sexual permission is a skill that needs to be learned and developed.

By Akhila Menon