Racial Justice

Information and help for people of color when it comes to race and racism in sex, sexual health and relationships, and for those who want to do better to help counter both personal and systemic racism.

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  • Gabriel Leão

Indigenous people have long been persecuted and oppressed on their own unceded land by the government of the United States and the picture gets darker with intersectionalities like gender, orientation and social class. SB8 is tinged with white supremacist, patriarchal and elitist values disguised as ways to help Texans. In an interview with Scarleteen, co-founder and sex educator Nicole Martin of Indigenous Women Rising (IWR) speaks on SB8 and Indigenous people.

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  • Gabriel Leão

"Those of us that identify within the QTBIPOC community cannot take off our skin the same way we cannot remove our gender and/or our sexuality. We have to continue to have conversations about all of the disparities that are going on. There is not just one way we are affected."

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  • Chanté Thurmond

Mi gente — my beloved Latinx people who have courageously decided to make the trek north — your stories matter. Please know I admire you and I respect your decision to take action in your own self-care and that of your families. Your decision demonstrates profound acts of self-love and self-preservation. May you travel safe and light, keeping your heads to the sky, for you belong to this land.

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  • Nefertari Sloan

We've all been influenced and impacted by white supremacy for longer than anyone alive can recall. Throughout history, white supremacy has idealized and normalized dominant identities and behaviors, and has shamed and oppressed those outside of them. Here's some ways this has manifested in our bodies and some ways you can start to dismantle that impact and reconnect.

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  • Al Washburn

Recently I had the privilege and the pleasure to chat with Bianca Laureano, otherwise known as the LatiNegra Sexologist, and co-founder of the Women of Color Sexual Health Network (WOCSHN). This is the full version of the interview — if you'd like to look at the main points summarized, look here! AW...

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  • Al Washburn

Delve into the complexity of identites, intimacy, and the state of sex education with an interview with Bianca Laureano, the LatiNegra Sexologist.

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  • Al Washburn

What would the world look like if we made a habit of thinking about personal boundaries in our everyday lives?

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  • Al Washburn

People of color can find themselves the target of sexual racism, but what exactly IS sexual racism, and what do we do about it?

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  • Al Washburn

You know about Martin Luther King, but do you know about the unsung heroes of the civil rights era, like Claudette Colvin and Bayard Rustin?

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  • Al Washburn

Setting an intention together for a brighter, happier, more authentic, rewarding 2018.