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July 18, 2018

CS: birth trauma (details), gender identity feels, body image, mental health, sexuality, kink/BDSM, sex work

 Maron identifies as a white, able-bodied, middle-class, employed, occasionally depressed, parent, poly, queer, genderqueer: agender, they/them pronouns, and is...

January 22, 2018

The following is a message from my mentor and close friend Tracey Tief, owner and operator of Anarres Apothecary and Apprenticeship Program:

Thanks to you we had a bustling holiday season!  

Now, foremost on our minds is our crowdfunding Co Immunity Campaign and I am cou...

January 10, 2018

I have had the pleasure of getting to know Giselle Johnston over the past few months and I'm so excited to let you know about the Queer & Trans Childbirth Preparation Classes they're launching with co-facilitator Kira Liss on Feb 10 & 11 at Kensington Midwives in Toron...

November 6, 2017

CS: note that all the below articles refer to cis-women's experiences with birth and pregnancy, and are often discussed from a heteronormative perspective. 

Aside from all the amazing articles I’ve had the opportunity to take part in (which you can peruse here and the a...

September 27, 2017

Ayana (not her real name) identifies as a woman, mother, black woman, latina woman, a multicultural woman, and as a Georgia Peach (having been born and raised in Georgia). She identifies as mainly straight but also as bi[sexual]. However, she finds being married to a c...

September 5, 2017

NOTE: This article begins with a cis-gendered understanding of reproduction because of the practitioners experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and moves into gender inclusive language for the remainder of the article. It should also be noted that you will...

May 23, 2017

ND is a cisgendered, queer, Indian, Sikh woman from Vancouver, BC. Her family originates from Punjab, North India. ND moved to Toronto from Vancouver to become a midwife and has since started a family with her partner within the context of their open relationship. Her...

May 19, 2017

I am pleased to announce that this summer I will be heading to Nova Scotia to offer a talk and workshop at Venus Envy the weekend of August 12-13th! If you're a parent or birth worker looking to learn more about sex, intimacy, and relationships during pregnancy and pos...

May 15, 2017

Good news- they still exist!

I recently had the pleasure of filming a segment on the Caya diaphragm and FemCap for the youtube series What's My Body Doing. You can subscribe to the WMBD youtube channel or follow on twitter @Sex_Ed_Ontario

Below is a video about how they...

April 3, 2017

I think it’s time to set the record straight on 5 myths you may have heard about sex in pregnancy and postpartum!

About a year ago I passed around a survey online about sex in pregnancy and postpartum. I received 42 responses from women and 2 responses from nonbinary...

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