The Chronicles

When to Get Tested For an STD …

By Kristina Meyers | Jul 8, 2015 | 1 Comment
Sexually Transmitted Disease Tests

So…something happened Either you or your partner is experiencing some odd body changes (bumps, colored discharge, bleeding during sex…) or you had unprotected sex with someone you just weren’t too sure about their status and you are starting to feel a little paranoid. First thing to do is breathe, relax and know that getting tested […]

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Decolonizing the Black Woman’s Sense of Self

By Kristina Meyers | Jul 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
African American woman staring into the distance

By Mo Groves Decolonize (de·col·o·nize) – To Free from Colonial Status. To allow to become self-governing or independent. As Black women we live in a world where white reigns. There are countless instances where we perpetuate and value European colonial ideals because unbeknownst to us; we have been beaten with messages of self-hate. In growing […]

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What is Sex?

By Kristina Meyers | Apr 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
#sexspeaks What is Love? Article

For some sex can be a simple equation “intimacy + pleasure = sex” … but then to many sex is something that can vary greatly and can hold its own range of binaries: “good/bad,” “healthy/traumatic,” “affirmed/stigmatized,” “with self/with others.” We have an expectation that sex is intimate, stimulates pleasure, it’s the bridging of the emotional, […]

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#sexspeaks

By Kristina Meyers | Apr 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy Sex Speaks April 4th Event

On April 4th at #sexspeaks, we – female identifying Women of Color – came together in an intimate space for storytelling, reflection, dialogue and healing. We found time to reflect, share and explore ways we – as Women of Color – practice self love. As Women of Color we often times are expected to be […]

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Songs to Help Set that Special Mood

By Kristina Meyers | Feb 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Janet Jackson "That's the way Love Goes" Video Thumbnail

Not exclusive to Valentine’s Day/Evening Love makin’, sexy time … or just “get your freak on time” sometimes requires pre-planning and conversations with your partner(s) about what they like, don’t like, sexually transmitted infection history to allergies (latex can be a common allergy for some people). So, besides planning the logistics (time, place, condoms, birth control, […]

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Acknowledge My Needs: Don’t Take Me Back

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Feb 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photo of unhappy couple distressed about sex

Yvonne Wynter I crawled into his embrace as I tried to think of us as something normal. But in fact we weren’t even an “us” – a couple, partners or some form of a unit. We only lived in the moment together; casual friends who also happened to move together in similar and different ways […]

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Learning to say NO without explaining

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Jan 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photo of No Sign

By Monica Groves A major personality trait of many women is the “want” to be liked by everyone. It stems from not wanting to disappoint or let down their friends and loved ones. This “want” to be accepted leads to us compromising and stretching ourselves too thin. This causes a lack of self-preservation that throws […]

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Va-gi-NA – when’s the last time you took a peak?

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Jan 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photo of Vagina

We cannot love ourselves if we do not know ourselves. The Vagina is very special and a central part to our womanly selves and being so lets start taking more than a peak, exploring ourselves and knowing our power. Females Know Your Power / Know your V Power: 7 Fun Facts 1. Clitoris = Greek […]

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J. Cole’s Wet Dreamz

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Dec 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
J Coles Wet Dreamz

J. Cole’s latest album continues to receive deserved attention for his honest and critical analysis of the music industry’s effects on society and his storytelling ability, which asks the questions: what is success really worth and at what expense? What stands out to Get Smart B4U Get Sexy is how J. Cole uses his music […]

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‘Tis the Season to Be Merry

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Dec 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo of Sex Toys

Looking for Holiday gifts that will add some extra joy for getting smart and sexy between the sheets? The holidays are a time to gather together; to spend with friends, family, your partner of ___ months/years or that new boo that you are kinda feelin’ hella tough. The holidays are a reason to celebrate and […]

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