n. A substance whose particles move about freely
adj. Capable of flowing; subject to change
v. To give and receive reciprocally
n. The act of giving and taking
Sex positivity recognizes that sexuality is diverse and honours difference. It values informed consent, rights, responsibility, and choice.
Sex positivity challenges histories and social structures that perpetuate fear and stigma, or demonize sexuality.
I do my best to make complex concepts accessible, relevant, and interesting.
Everyone deserves to understand, create, and change knowledge. Everyone deserves to know.
Empathy & Compassion
Empathy and compassion (rather than shame, blame, or the threat of punishment) make it safer to take personal responsibility, to understand and unlearn, and to communicate. Emotional acceptance is key for deep learning and change.
Because social systems are unjust, status quo is not neutral -- it perpetuates existing inequities.
Justice comes from actively examining what's "normal", and consciously including the experiences of marginalized individuals and groups.
Play & Humour
People learn better when they are playing and having fun. Laughing changes the body’s chemistry to boost thinking, creativity, curiosity, emotional presence, engagement, and recall.
Beyond Political Correctness
Justice is not only about avoiding wrongdoing, it's about ensuring dignity and fairness for everyone. A small shift in intention makes for a big difference in impact.
Health inequities are the differences in health status between groups. These differences are unfair, unnecessary, and avoidable.
If we can reduce the gap between the health-rich and the health-poor, we can improve the overall health of the entire population.