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.
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. …
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.
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 –…
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…
“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,…
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.
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…