By centering our bodies, our pleasures and our desires as a potential site for healing, we engage in an act of reclamation that can prove integral to the process of transcending trauma.
Earlier this month, Educator Andy and Staff Sexologist Carol Queen traveled to LA to represent Good Vibrations at Catalyst, a sexuality conference that gathers educators, academics, bloggers, activists and others to share perspectives in...
When we’re talking about any subject that has cultural constraints around it — whether that’s sexual trauma or sexual desire or so very many other aspects of our lives — sometimes we need a place to be curious, to write into our own wondering and discovery, knowing we are going to be free of the sorts of reactions that even those who love us the most can give us. We are free to wonder, to explore and investigate, to have all the answers, to use code or metaphor, to be unsure, to be contradictory — in short, to be our full and complicated selves.
“Getting out of our heads and into our bodies allows us to access our intuition, and learn how to interpret all of the non-verbal signals we receive all the time.”