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March 13, 2019

Great things can happen in sex therapy! Maybe you’re having trouble maintaining or getting aroused. Maybe you’re exploring a new queer identity or gender identity. One of the most common types of clients I work with is someone who has experienced a sexual trauma, has d...

October 9, 2018

A common question that I think all sexual health workers hear at some point is: "am I normal?"

I don’t love the word normal because I think for many folks it looks something like this:

Normal = common = good/right [and this is problematic for many reasons].

But lots of th...

August 30, 2018

CS: reflected in title, this is an article for transgender folks- Chinese Medicine, Natural Transition (using plant-medicines to alter hormones or ease hormone therapy symptoms/post-surgery symptoms), and the Gender Binary


 

Do yin and yang make Chinese Medicine binary?

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August 7, 2018

CS: The following post is written by LGBTQ-informed pelvic physiotherapist Michelle Fraser, who has taken the time to share some of her knowledge regarding pelvic health in the context of trans birth. There is mention of vaginal/rectal health, as well as a mention of t...

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...

December 7, 2017

Are you looking for a great book for that special feminist someone this year? I have the book for you– Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All by Jaclyn Friedman. Even better news, TynanRhea.com is hosting a book giveaway for the h...

November 25, 2017

CS: queer & LGBTQ+ community talk, talking about ageism, body shame, personal stories of nonbinary gender exploration, stories about discouraging parents, masculine barbershop culture, interview by nonbinary client with a cis-woman barber.

I’ve been going to the Crows...

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...

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