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Native Leaders in Sexual Health & Reproductive Justice

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we have decided to highlight Native leaders who are trailblazers in the sexual health and reproductive justice field.   Madonna Thunder Hawk is a member of the Oohenumpa band of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and co-founder of Women of All Red Nations (WARN). WARN is a radio program… Continue reading Native Leaders in Sexual Health & Reproductive Justice

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Social Movement, Social Impact, and the Erasure of Black Women

On January 10, 2019 we had the pleasure to attend the Martin Luther King Lecture commemorative address hosted by Elon University. The keynote speaker was Professor Anita Hill. The topic of her talk was "From Social Movement to Social Impact". Of course, a program of this magnitude draws out a variety of people from White… Continue reading Social Movement, Social Impact, and the Erasure of Black Women

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“Hey Husband, I’m Queer!”

It’s an early spring evening and I’m sitting on a bar stool while my husband is cutting my hair. My palms are sweaty: so are my armpits, my back, and ankles. I sweat when I’m nervous. I had been preparing for this conversation for weeks. “How should I tell him?” “Hey Husband, I’m Queer!” “Guess… Continue reading “Hey Husband, I’m Queer!”

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How Watching Real World Sex Shapes Me

It’s easy to take for granted the modern omnipresence of pornography. If you’re like me, you grew up with the Internet and never knew the difference. For a long time, porn was the only type of sexual content one could view on video. Most of us think of porn as being synonymous with “on-screen sex."… Continue reading How Watching Real World Sex Shapes Me

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Educating Future Native Leaders

This year the North Carolina Native American Youth Organization (NCNAYO) celebrated their 39th annual conference.  This conference is held every year on a different college campus within North Carolina for Native high school students from across the state.  About 10 years ago I had the privilege to attend NCNAYO for the first time and last… Continue reading Educating Future Native Leaders