About Us

The Minority Sex Report, LLC was founded by two sexuality educators from North Carolina. Meet Gabrielle and Shemeka.

Gabrielle S. Evans, MPH, CHES®

Co-Founder (she/her/hers)

Gabrielle has taught comprehensive sexuality education for over four years. She has facilitated programs for faith based organizations and led programs for Native American adolescents and providers. Gabrielle is a doctoral student at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston pursuing her Ph.D. in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences. As a sexuality educator and researcher Gabrielle hopes to reduce sexual health disparities among Native American populations and expand research on Native sexual well-being.

Shemeka Thorpe, Ph.D.

Co-Founder (she/her/hers)

Dr. Shemeka Thorpe has taught comprehensive sexuality education to young women and femmes and college students for over 8 years. Dr. Thorpe is passionate about changing the narrative of Black women’s sexuality research from risk reduction to sex-positive. Her research agenda focuses the sexual development and sexual well-being of Black women and college students’ sexual health and substance use. Shemeka is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Kentucky.

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