trauma

Let’s Bring These Queer Sexual Concerns Into The Light

LGBTQ+ sex therapist Rena McDaniel helps us understand what sexual issues are most prominent in the queer community.

Tammy Danan | March 7, 2016 - 9:15 am

Want A Scary Video Game? Don’t Bother With Nevermind

Nevermind is sold as a horror game about trauma that uses biofeedback to teach mindfulness – which means that it has overstretched itself.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

Frisky Reads: The Library At Mount Char By Scott Hawkins

Scott Hawkins’ first novel delivers a big emotional punch through a weird and wonderful story.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 9, 2015 - 3:00 pm

When Psychiatrists Distrust Their Patients, Their Patients Can Only Respond In Kind

I’ve been seeing psychiatrists — doctors whose purpose is primarily to examine and diagnose an emotional disorder or condition, then prescribe a plan of treatment, whether therapeutic or pharmaceutical –…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Finding A Tattoo Artist After Trauma

A few months ago, one of my friends posted on Facebook that he was looking for a new tattoo shop that was woman-friendly and queer-friendly after a bad experience with…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2014 - 11:00 am

“Doctor Who,” “Listen” And Coping With Trauma

I get behind on “Doctor Who” — being cable-less will do that to you — but this week’s episode was being widely touted as one of the best in years,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: On Trigger Warnings & Facing Trauma

When I got to my friend’s place for my self-defense lessons last week, he told me we were going to do basic self-defense techniques and toward the end, simulated assaults.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 23, 2014 - 11:00 am

On Dylan Farrow, Being Triggered & Dealing With Trauma

I woke up the morning after feeling irritated, a clutching pain behind my eyes. Alert, but not wanting to do anything. There it was, that vague feeling of dis-ease, a…

Melissa Petro | February 4, 2014 - 12:00 pm