Embody – Sacred Sexual Deviance

By Sossity Chiricuzio

Content warning: non-specific mentions of sexual abuse.

I’ve had thousands of conversations about sex in my lifetime. I’ve discussed it with doctors, teachers, and workshop attendees, fellow feminists and students and queers and educators. Lovers, friends, partners, and strangers …

Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

By Emily Gurnon , PBS Next Avenue/New America Media

PAUL, Minn.–The responses to an open-ended online survey question were heart-wrenching.

“Those five years ruined everything. My self-identity is sad, melancholic, shy, retiring and angry… never content or at peace.”

“It has hampered me …

The Horrors Denial Permits

Leela G. ID Check

By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

Our culture practices an unspoken agreement that what happens in people’s homes is their business. This agreement, unfortunately, results in huge numbers of perpetrators and survivors — mammoth amounts of domestic abuse, sexual assault, torture, etc.

Domestic …