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4 Lies Stopping You From Getting Tested for HIV

With a black shirt that read, “HAVING SEX?” in bold, pink letters, I walked through the streets of Washington DC, telling people the importance of getting tested for HIV and pointing them in the direction of a van where they could get tested for free.

Let’s Talk About Vulvas and Vaginas 

Not to sound cliché, but every person with a vulva has their own unique body parts. It’s easy to feel likeeverybody else must have a hair-free, smell-free, and tightly packaged WAP but that’s not the case.Today I want to talk about what’s “normal” when it


Twerking as Healing Praxis for Black Women and Femmes

What is twerking? The rhythmic gyration, popping, rolling, whining of the hips can be found throughout history used in ceremonies, celebrations, recreation, and entertainment. I am an avid twerker. I used to pop my hips and tootsie roll in the 90s and early 2000s; and

Cultivating Intimacy After Baby

Having a child changes your life completely. You and your family have to get used to a whole new way of living. In one day, you can experience the painful physical effects of childbirth, an emotional roller coaster of tears and joy, and bone-deep exhaustion.

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It’s Not Too Late for a Hot Girl Summer

When Megan Thee Stallion coined the term “Hot Girl Summer” in 2019, we had no idea what was coming. Since that summer of hot girl shenanigans, we’ve experienced a global pandemic, repeated killings of Black men by police, threats to our reproductive rights, and multiple