Jen Bell

Writer

Jen is a writer at Clue who delights in assignments involving LGBTQIA+ topics, sex, and pop culture.

Preferred birth control: Usually when I have sex there’s no sperm involved, so no chance of getting pregnant. That said, I’m a fan of condoms and gloves for STI prevention.

Favourite reproductive health fact: Arousal and orgasm can help maintain your circulatory, neural, and muscular systems, and prevent dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation).

Pronouns: they/them
jen@helloclue.com

Sex

Safer sex 101

STIs are very common, but can be prevented by using barrier methods, being in a monogamous relationship, and getting tested before sexual contact.

Culture

Word nerds and gender benders

Gender-inclusivity is an important part of what we do at Clue. We asked our translators: “What does it mean to be gender-inclusive in your language?”

About Clue

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