Community & Sisterhood2022-09-07T14:26:19-04:00

Ex in the City: Navigating Holidays Post-Divorce

Co-parenting during the holidays after a breakup can be rough. Dr. Ashley Anderson offers a few helpful tips to make sure the season is stress free and joyful for everyone. Written by Ashley Anderson | Photo by Kylene White Holidays can be overwhelming after a divorce or breakup, especially when there are children involved. My first holiday post-divorce was a poignant reminder of what was no longer and although I had zero desire to reignite the old flame, it was awkward to navigate. From broken traditions to scheduling to gifting, things were very different and [...]

By |December 21, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

The T: December 2022

Photo provided by The Louisville Ballet Events around Louisville, gift ideas and ways to give back this holiday season. Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photos sourced as captioned The Nutcracker – Louisville Style The Louisville Ballet is once again bringing the magic of the holiday season to the stage as it begins its run of The Brown Forman Nutcracker, its slightly modified version of the beloved Christmas classic. With breathtaking sets and costumes, the entire family will be transported to Sugar Plum Fairy land.  Performances run December 9th to the 23rd.  For an [...]

By |December 16, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Gift of Pleasure

Using sex toys can be a liberating experience for women. With so many options for self-pleasure, it’s easy for a novice to get overwhelmed. Our resident sex therapist takes a peek under the covers and offers a helpful guide on buying adult toys. Written by Erin Riedel, LCSW | Illustration by Branden Barker A recent survey found that 82% of women in the US own at least one sex toy. If you’re content as a member of the 18% who are toyless, good for you! But if you have mixed feelings about the idea of [...]

By |December 13, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

Rest is a Revolutionary Act

Writer, poet, activist and 2022 Today’s Woman Most Admired Woman explains why rest is more than a form of self-care but a radical act of defiance especially for Black women. Written by Hannah L. Drake | Illustration by Branden Barker Recently, I watched Grammy award-winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion perform her song “Anxiety” on Saturday Night Live. She looked stunning, standing at the microphone in a full-length red bedazzled ballgown, her hair in a stylish updo, not one curl out of place, her makeup flawless. The scene resembled a beauty pageant with her background dancers outfitted in [...]

By |December 5, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|

Let’s Talk About Sex: A Vibrant Sex Life at Any Age

Can you be “too old” to have sex? They don’t call it your golden years for nothing! Written by Coralie McEachron, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Sex Therapist | Illustration by Branden Barker And yet, despite 65% of Americans aged 65-80 still wanting sex, over half were not sexually active, with some of these folks still having desire without a guarantee of sexual fulfillment. According to the experts, there is no expiration date on touch. Despite women experiencing a variety of changes with age, creating, redefining, exploring and playing with their relationship(s) with sex and intimacy, is necessary. [...]

By |November 11, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

The Year of the Woman

A Midterms Breakdown Written by Terrance A. Sullivan, J.D. | Illustration by Branden Barker The 2022 midterm election is one of the most consequential elections in our time. Sure, people say this seemingly at every election, but this year is different because both literally and figuratively, women are on the ballot. Following the recent shenanigans (to put it mildly) of the Supreme Court, there is no greater call to action around women than this off-year election. As the national anti-women rhetoric has permeated, so too has the threat encroached upon the local level. One of the [...]

By |November 9, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|
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