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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 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...