Category Archives: Well Women
Black Father-Daughter Talk

A podcast featuring a 30-something black woman and her dad, talking about life. Click here to listen. (I hadn’t actually made…

Yoga to Live by in 2016
A working definition of feminist part 1: Why not womanist?

When Cameo King sent me questions about feminism to help me prepare for this broadcast, I had to take a…

Eating Like a Poor Person

  Update 07/19/2014: Since I’ve given up on trying to upload audio for the photo voice project, I’ve decided to…

The other way Toni Morrison makes me feel bad

I started writing this on a Saturday night after making a to-do list for Sunday that had me wondering, “Why…

Her body, his seed, and patriarchal “rights”

I saw a lot of men up in arms on social media yesterday over a New Jersey Superior Court judge’s…

My Best Posts of 2013

I’m a little late on looking back, but I wrote 67 posts in 2013. Here’s my top 10 list of…

The Right to Have Standards

“How Promiscuity Is a Form of Self-Mutilation,” the headline read. Since I’m returning to writing a memoir largely about sexuality,…

When Healthy Eating is Overwhelming

I could be cooking right now. Or gardening. Or sleeping. Or exercising. Or reading. Or writing something else. But I’m…

The Black Woman’s Disease I Couldn’t Dodge

For this last day of American Heart Month, I present a health story. One year ago, I found out I…

3 Words for 2013

“Make your life an incredible masterpiece.” These were the words of wisdom I found on my “Lift Your Spirits” calendar…

Why Race Should Matter to Pro-Choice Activists

  As I progress with subsequent drafts of my book, I’ve been meeting with another writer for accountability and feedback….

Getting on My Nerves (or why I want to be a fitness inspiration)

I was practically born coordinated. According to my mom, I walked before I crawled, and I tied my shoes at…

Get in the Stirrups and Get Tested

I’m a little late with this, but Saturday, December 1, marked the 25th World AIDS Day. On Monday’s Talk of…

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