The Dumbest Reasons Offered For Why Black Women Should Stay Fat

Happy Black woman holding scale

I have been actively working on being a smaller weight for about a year or so (inactively for a few years before that. I observed that my initial … [Read more...]

PT 2: An Honest Conversation Between You and I: Black Female Sexual Repression, Shame and Neglect


This is part two of a conversation inspired by an email I received from one of our dear readers. My intention as a writer is to bring light to the … [Read more...]

OOW Children Are No Mistake, But Stop Projecting Your Ego Onto Your Child.

NWNW baby

One of the most difficult discussions when it comes to the OOW rate among black women is acknowledging that it is a problem. Mainly because black … [Read more...]

Opinion: Are We Sexually Free or Slaves to a Sexy Media


By Jolie Doggett A short while back, Rihanna premiered her music video for her hit single "Pour It Up". The song itself is superficial, glorifying … [Read more...]

Who Raped Chris Brown? Sexual Assault Has No Gender

The internet is buzzing about the latest oral slip up coming from Public Enemy Number #1 also known as Chris Brown. Now I'm so sure this isn't a … [Read more...]

Hey Chicas!! I’m Talking to You! Time to Wrap it Up!

sad condom

I don't need to bring up the stats, but I will. The black community has an 80% out-of-wedlock rate. Black women are infected disproportionately with … [Read more...]

Who Owns a Black Woman’s Womb?


*gets behind a podium* *clears throat*   Blogmistress, moderators, community regulars, lurkers and guests-   The black … [Read more...]

Why Are We So Embarrassed to Admit We Use Vibrators? (NSFW)


So I'm at the BlogHer conference in Chicago, and lo and behold, I see a trade show booth from Trojan, the old reliable prophylactic, the stretchy … [Read more...]

PT 1: An Honest Conversation Between You and I…Embracing Your Sexuality

Waistline of a black woman

This essay is in response to an email I received from someone a little over a month ago. There is so much going on in the dialogue that I thought it … [Read more...]

Video: (most) Black Women Aren’t Sex-Starved Jezebels, So Come Correct in Online Overtures!

No through traffic

Got another letter from my YouTube Channel (by the way, have you subbed yet?) Some of my male alum from high school (the married ones) have some … [Read more...]