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.
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.
This month is Endometriosis Awareness Month and despite there being around 200 million people in the world who are diagnosed with the uterine condition, the signs and symptoms of Endometriosis (Endo) are often missed or overlooked entirely. Awareness months help change that. Read more...
Unfortunately, individuals with disabilities are often left out of important conversations about relationships and sexual health. This exclusion yields many negative effects; creating a gap in the way they are included in conversations, and how often they are considered when problems arise. Read more...
So you made it through Valentine’s Day…congrats! For some it was magical and romantic or just a good excuse to hustle chocolate out of a partner. For others, it was a warm reminder that your Romance Department…may be lacking. Regardless, it’s over and now we are highlighting an extremely important cause—Singles Awareness Day.
“My first memories of school-sanctioned sex ed all revolve around shame. It wasn’t until I got to college that I was taught it could be a beautiful and empowering topic with unique experiences for everyone."
Have you attended one of our free monthly Choice Words webinars? This blog is an extension of that series. Choice Words started as a way for us to provide free educational content in a welcoming, laid-back format. We’ll continue that goal here with articles spanning both silly and serious topics in the world of sex education and reproductive health.
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