How to Talk to Black Women About Sex, Plus: Why You Should Take PrEP
It's high time the medical industry stopped treating black women like we're diseased sexpots and got real about the benefits of PRep
Not One Type: Here’s How To Get Real—and Smart—About Breast Cancer Diagnoses
Recognizing that breast cancer is not one type empowers women to have productive convos about how to deal with the disease. Let's discuss.
How I Beat Prediabetes. Because Getting Type 2 Diabetes is a Strong No For Me, Dog
It was the scariest health diagnosis I'd ever faced. But being prediabetic wasn't a guarantee I'd get diabetes—especially after I followed these specific steps. Plus: take this survey to help gather info on diabetes—and for a chance to win $100.
Our Unsung Mothers Of Modern Gynecology: How White History Shades Black Pain
Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy, Black women, shed blood at the hands of a sadistic doctor who used their bodies for medical experimentation. They are the martyrs—the mothers of modern gynecology. Say their names.
Blessed to be Covered: Why ACA Enrollment Is Imperative For Uninsured Black Moms
A pregnant Black mom urges us to take the first and most important step in raising the next generation of happy and healthy brown babies: get covered under the Affordable Care Act.
Lung Leavin’ Day: How I Shattered My Fears and Embraced Life
To celebrate surviving cancer, this mom smashes her fear in fire—literally—ever year.
Black Women and Heart Health: Know the Symptoms Of Attack and Be Smart About Your Heart
My mother had beautiful hands—lovely, long and fresh, just like her. She kept her fingernails dipped in maroons and dark browns—subtle, but still noticeable. Strong....