Reading Time: 7 minutes The anti-sex-worker bias seen in the American Plan dovetails with forced sterilization and medical experimentation, as well as straight-up misogyny. It was enforced until the 1960s and 70s, if you can believe it. Here’s a rundown of the American Plan’s impact.
Reading Time: 4 minutes [Author Note: I wrote this piece when reflecting on my experience of early sexual abuse and then later, being trafficked. I could not articulate a lot of these words before now, because they felt lodged so deeply inside me in a place that I couldn’t, and didn’t want to, reach. CONTENT WARNING: It will almost […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes What if an important component of harm reduction – such as reducing teenage drug use – were as simple as providing more creative physical outlets?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Very little sex knowledge is worth having faith in. My atheist and scholarly principles guide me toward the good stuff, which I try to share with others.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you interact with humans, you should have some clue of what it means to be trauma-informed in your work and life.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Got an hour? Listen to this podcast to have your mind blown by Emily Nagoski, author of Come as You Are. It’s the best of applied sex science.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The trauma that can occur during a normal hospital birth might have long-lasting consequences for a mother’s psychological & sexual health.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Trauma fragments people, and as a result fragments their narratives. What are some strategies to understand, and heal, in these situations?