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Choice Reads

Thanks for checking out Choice Reads – a blog about what’s happening around health caresex ed and reproductive rights nationally and in southwest Ohio. Check back often for in-depth interviews with subject matter experts, stories of impact, ways you can get involved or just to learn something new!

Let’s talk about Lizzo’s new song

We couldn’t be more excited for what this predicts about the future of discourse on body positivity, the reclamation of rock n’ roll by the Black community, and women’s liberation.

Aug. 17, 2021

Happy Pride!

Even in a month dedicated to sexuality and liberation, there are so many myths that I, a certified health educator, consistently find myself debunking. I can’t blame anyone for the confusion… common sources of education aren’t talking about it nearly enough! But, equality includes education, so let’s bust all the myths around anal sex!

June 23, 2021

So what should a vagina smell like?

We’ve seen “smell good” tips on Tik Tok, we’ve read about it in articles and we’ve debated about it in hygiene aisles, but how should you smell down there?

May 20, 2021

Black Maternal Health—We talked about it. Now what? 
What you can do to make sure the conversation keeps going 

Black women and Black people that give birth in Southwest Ohio deserve to feel safe, respected and supported when they become a mother or have a child. To ensure we’re preserving that right, we have to work together to make it happen. 

April 29, 2021

State Sanctioned Violence—Let’s talk about it (TW: Police Violence, Mental Health)

These past few weeks have weighed heavily on our hearts as we witness even more instances of violence against Black people, predominantly unarmed Black men and other people of color, at the hands of police. 

April 27, 2021