SeX and Relationships, A BRAVE Column By Caroline Dziubek, A BRAVE Peer Educator CONTENT WARNING: THIIS POST DISCUSSES SEXUAL VIOLENCE What do you think when you hear “aftercare?” You may have heard the term used to describe services offered to patients who have been released from the hospital, services that are designed to support the patient as they recover. This, however, is not the only type of aftercare. It is also the practice of checking in with one’s partner(s) after having sex, making sure you both feel cared for by the other. Sexual aftercare as a concept comes from the … Continue reading Column: Practicing sexual aftercare
A local restaurant review By Paige Wilson, Guest Writer Picture yourself in a quintessential diner. You would most likely see a long, high-top bar with strangers sitting close to one another; waiters and waitresses frantically bussing tables; and white ceramic plates piled high with eggs, bacon and every kind of breakfast potato. If you pictured this, then you have conjured up The Echo in Hyde Park. I first went to The Echo on a recommendation from a friend who proclaimed it was “hangover food from heaven.” I decided to test the theory, and I am happy to say it did … Continue reading Column: The Echo vibrates with coziness
SeX and Relationships, A BRAVE Column By Andrea Butler, A BRAVE Peer Educator CONTENT WARNING: THIS POST DISCUSSES RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE A body count is how many people an individual has slept with since that person first had sex. It is inherently tied to the derogatory notion that the number of past sexual partners and who they were determines someone’s worth. For example, if someone has a lower body count than their partner, they are probably perceived as “inexperienced.” In contrast, those with a higher number may be perceived as “easy.” What happens is each scenario prevents one from … Continue reading Column: Let’s talk about body counts
You must be logged in to post a comment.