By now we’ve all heard of the term “sex-positive,” or the idea that all consensual expressions of sexuality are good and healthy. Yet this idea of “sex positivity” has been positioned as something different for ...
At Upspoken, Black women are our inspiration. And unsurprisingly, the words of Black women often speak volumes, which is why it’s not only time for us to speak that wisdom, but to take it in ...
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Black women are influencers who build social movements, who lead conversations, and who start trends that reach far beyond our community.
Throughout the history of this country there has been an effort to strip community from Black women.
Good Sex Isn’t Good Enough…
Getting Real About Safe Sex.
Black Women in California are 9 times more affected (than white women) by HIV/AIDs. Keep yourself informed and healthy!
Know your status.
HIV isn’t an end to anyone’s sex life.
PrEP can be just the protection you or your partner need to have dope safe sex.
The download on PrEP.
More dope sex, less risk.
Own Your Sexual Health!
Get tested for STIs.
Find your closest clinic.
Condom Fail Last Night?
Learn how to get and use emergency protection after unprotected sex.
When you don’t want to send that “I think I’m late text.”
Protect yourself with PEP after exposure to HIV.