Tag Archives: Health

‘Sexual shame destroyed my mental health – here’s how burlesque helped’

Priscilla Tonka, aka Sapphira, was raised in a religious sect and as a result grew up filled with with sexual shame, which eventually triggered a mental breakdown. But burlesque helped conquer her demons I was raised in a strict sect of Christians known as the Brethren, based in Melbourne, Australia.  From the outside my life… Read More »

Democrats Have No Safe Options On Health Care – FiveThirtyEight

Even though most of the candidates have committed to some form of universal health care, the Democratic primary is turning into a debate about the future of the country’s health care system. Presidential hopefuls have proposed policies ranging from an ambitious four-year plan to transform Medicare into a universal single-payer system, in which the government… Read More »

In movement toward awareness, Taraji P. Henson announces mental health conference

Actress Taraji P. Henson attends The 2016 InStyle And Warner Bros. 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for InStyle) As the country observes Mental Health Awareness Month through May, Empire star Taraji P. Henson is announcing a… Read More »