Birth Announcement…draws on the historic tradition of improvisational protection quilts created by those in bondage during the transatlantic slave trade.
A sound and film collage exploring the nostalgia, lack of diversity, and inaccuracy of 21st century sex education in America.
Meet Janell Yik: Staten Island native, Chinese, Puerto Rican, and Panamanian student of Women’s Studies and Gender and Sexuality at the College of Staten Island.
I inserted a fresh tampon and tucked the string in my coochie, heaven forbid if it falls out while in a coed swimming class.
She showed me versions of herself crafted by the local artist and seemed like a goddess in those incarnations. I envisioned myself as a fat, black Venus emerging from the sea.
I’m still in denial. I have herpes? I’ve heard what other people say about other people with herpes.
We always had what I would call an above average sex life. We had equal drives, great communication, and at the risk of sounding crude, homeboy was packing.