“Support, Not Stigma”: Ryan Sutherland, MPH, interviews Beatrice Codianni, Founder and Executive Director of Sex Workers and Allies Network (SWAN), inspiration for “Esposito” of “Orange is the New Black” — Part 1 of 4

“…Our members do not feel safe talking to the police if they were raped, and with good reason. A couple of them told us that when they approached a police officer, their usual response was, ‘Well what do you expect? Look who you are, look where you are. And besides, prostitutes can’t get raped.'”

Dr. Robert X. Williams: A Luminary Mentor

Dr. Robert X. Williams

A Luminary Mentor By June Samuel Dr. Robert X. Williams: A Luminary Mentor The birth of a child is the rebirth of a mother. It is a monumental life event for a woman. He was a legendary doctor who was present at this monumental event with mothers, welcoming new life, only about nine thousand times!   […]

Unheard Voices: A Transatlantic Comparison of Refugee and Marginalized Group’s Healthcare Experiences: A Photo Essay

Unheard Voices: A Transatlantic Comparison of Refugee and Marginalized Group’s Healthcare Experiences By Aditya Milun Mittal Unheard Voices: A Transatlantic Comparison of Refugee and Marginalized Group’s Healthcare Experiences As the US healthcare system undergoes reconstruction, refugee voices are not prominent voices in that discussion. New immigrant and refugees are covered under Medicaid yet experience a […]

Frame a Moment for Healing

This WIll Fade

Frame a Moment for Healing By Jessica Q. Honig, LCSW, EdM Frame a Moment for Healing If you have thought about making art, here is a big endorsement: it’s healthy for you and the world. The product doesn’t have to look pretty. Besides, much of so-called high art closely resembles toddler art. As doors remain […]

The Big Catfish

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The Big Catfish​ By Jessica Q. Honig, LCSW, EdM The Big Catfish​​ To me, the only thing scarier than my brother is the state of health care. I have woken in night terrors, at a loss of what to do for twenty years. Sharing this point of view cannot be any riskier than the situation […]