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

Let’s Talk About Sex: Caught in a Bad Romance

Sexual chemistry matters in relationships but is good sex worth staying with a toxic partner? Coralie McEachron explores why it’s better to move on. Written by Coralie McEachron | Illustration by Branden Barker We’ve all been there – you’re at a bar with friends and a text from a familiar name is received sending off a course of adrenaline through your body. The good? Anticipating a night of orgasmic pleasure. The bad? Leaving the scene with your self-worth compromised after having sex with someone you know isn’t right for you.   How do we find [...]

By |February 3, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

Ex in the City: Get Back in the Game

Photo by: Terrence Humphrey Ready for a new love in the new year? Dr. Ashley Anderson shares her tips for dating in 2023. Written by Ashley Anderson | Photo by Kylene White Being open to dating again after divorce or heartbreak is hard, and many often say that they’ll never do it again. In the depths of my transition, I remember saying that myself. I couldn’t fathom the day I could allow myself to love and be vulnerable again, but I am so glad I didn’t stay in that place.   I remember [...]

By |January 24, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Modern Family: An Alternative Plan for Pain

Doctors in Ohio have been working on a new approach to patient care and pain management to reduce opioid usage. Could this be a much-needed solution for the ongoing crisis? Jean West investigates. Written by Jean West | Photo by Kylene White For decades, doctors have prescribed opioids as the primary method of pain management for patients after surgery. While opioids are highly effective, they come with side effects that can slow recovery and present a risk for misuse or addiction. With an ongoing nationwide opioid epidemic, medical professionals at Ohio State University have implemented an opioid-sparing surgical recovery protocol for cancer patients that has shown to shorten [...]

By |January 19, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Sacred Spirituality of Tantra

Commonly known for its association with sex and pleasure, our columnist uncovers the real deal about tantra. Written by Erin Riedel, LCSW | Illustration by Branden Barker The curtains are drawn. The candles are lit. Enya is playing in the background. Two people sit naked, face-to-face, their legs wrapped around each other’s waists, their hands on each other’s hearts. Their eyes are locked, their breaths are synchronized, and never-ending full-body orgasms are mere moments away. This is what you believe tantra is, right? Well, actually, it isn’t. While all of that can be a part [...]

By |January 18, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

The T: January 2023

Events around Louisville, Educational, Housing Market & Business Growth. Written by Diane R. Paylor | Courtesy photos   Art as Activism Join UofL's African American Theatre Program on Monday, January 16th, at The Playhouse for Black Artivism: Changing the World One Performance At a Time,” an hour long celebration of the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will include community artists and African American Theatre Program representatives who will use artistic expression to commemorate MLK's contributions to the world. For more info visit: Louisville.edu/theatrearts/aatp.   Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage Ordinary [...]

By |January 12, 2023|Community & Sisterhood|

Mind Control: The New Frontier of The Mind-Body Connection

Shutterstock Yogi, writer and November Today’s Woman cover model Nancy Deville explains that the key to changing your life in 2023 is learning to control your mind. Written by Nancy Deville The term “mind control” conjures up images of sci-fi movies or suspicious tales of enemy governments. Actually, over 2,000 years ago, Siddhartha Gautama (who is known as the Buddha, and is the founder of Buddhism), introduced mind control when he said, “The mind is everything. What you think you become.”  Thanks to epigenetics—the study of how behaviors and environment affect genetic destiny—we [...]

By |January 5, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|
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