Conditional Acceptance

Zach. As someone who has never been out of the country before, the idea of going to the Netherlands and other countries surrounding the Netherlands was both exhilarating and terrifying at the same time. On the one hand the opportunity was incredibly invaluable, and on the other, the idea of traveling on my own and then... Continue Reading →


Being thoughtful with our language choices

Emily Public health research utilizes a number of terms that may be confusing to those who aren’t familiar with the literature. These words can also be used as short-hand and, as a result, conflate or obscure the meaning originally intended by use of the term. In this post, I will talk about two terms that... Continue Reading →

Tori We’ve seen political support from rap and hip-hop artists who don’t necessarily claim an LGBTQ+ identity, as well. Rasheeda participated in the NOH8 photo campaign. Snoop Dogg/Lion, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and Queen Latifah have all spoken out in support of gay rights. Decades ago, Salt-n-Pepa helped dispel myths around HIV and AIDS in some... Continue Reading →

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