Talking Back: A Sex Positive Conversation about Black Female Sexuality

Friday, 26 February 2016 - 6:00pm8:00pm

Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall 101

Talking Back: A Sex Positive Conversation about Black Female Sexuality

presented by BGAPSA

Feminista Jones

sex-positive female writer and activist

Jamilah Lemieux

Senior Editor at Ebony Magazine

Join BGAPSA for a sex positive discourse regarding the intersectionality of femininity, gender, sexual orientation, contemporary politics and wellness.


Feminista Jones is a mental health social worker, sex-positive feminist writer, public speaker, lecturer, and community activist from New York City. She is an award-winning blogger and author of the popular erotic thriller, Push The Button. With a focus on women’s health and well-being, specifically in areas of mental and sexual health, she is currently the Love & Sex section editor at BlogHer.com and former sex columnist at Ebony.com.


Jamilah Lemieux is a Chicago native and graduate of Howard University. For five years, she galvanized a broad national audience with her writings on gender politics, race relations and tales of her journey via her popular site, The Beautiful Struggler. Now serving as the Digital News and Lifestyle Editor for the iconic EBONY brand, she has been hailed as one of the smartest, sharpest young editors in the online world. A 2007 and 2008 Black Weblog Award Winner for Best Personal Blog (Popular Vote) and 2010 winner for Best Microblog, Lemieux and has conducted/participated in numerous panel discussions about social media networking, women's issues and relationships.

Cosponsored by Penn Humanities Forum and VPUL's Equity & Access Programs