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Uyi's House.

It was a Thursday evening and Uyi and I were supposed to attend a poetry festival on the island. I was dressed casually in a short skirt and a pair of boots; I drove to our meeting point and as I pulled onto the expressway, my phone rang. 663 more words

Safe Sex and How to "do it"

Let’s talk about sex, and more specifically, sexual education programming.  Sexual education programs typically fall into one of two categories: comprehensive or abstinence based.  Comprehensive programs focus on all of the topics of sexual interactions including but certainly not limited to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), abstinence, and contraceptives.   440 more words


The Christmas Condom

Okay, that’s a crude title…

…but no more harsh than what we say to friends and family over the holidays.  Therefore, I suggest that, as part of our morning ritual, we slip on an extra layer of skin, this one lubricated with the Holy Spirit. 197 more words


World Aids Day: Spit Don't Swallow ... Safe Sex Tips for Older Adults

Closing out World Aids Day with safe sex tips for older adults. HIV/ AIDS is growing in adults 45 and older because condom use is low, there is little dialog with partners and doctors about sexual history / drug use and lots of people throw protection out of the window when pregnancy is no longer possible. 24 more words

Bet On Black

Let’s Talk About Plan B (and other forms of emergency contraception)

Practicing safe sex is very important for many reasons. One reason we will focus on today is preventing unplanned pregnancies even after having unprotected sex. This is where emergency contraception (“EC”) enters the scene — it helps prevent pregnancy after the deed is done. 586 more words

Birth Control

Virginity Is Old News And Here's Why

Featured in Unwritten

Virginity, a complicated concept surviving the tests of time. For women, we often see it displayed as an idealized status marking her as… 730 more words

Day 330: Baby Drama

Hello wild ones! Before I get into the nitty gritty of today’s post I want to give a little disclosure, or maybe just a warning, or explanation for the anger that may very well come across in this post. 886 more words