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Dr. Norma Ngo, a licensed clinical psychologist and an AASECT certified sex therapist, shares her answers to important questions in the effort to destigmatize sex talk. How/why should we talk to our sexual partners about consent? Similar to the rules of the road, we should talk to our sexual partners about...

On October 28, 2019, the last episode of “The Deuce” aired on HBO. The drama series started in 2017 and portrayed life and culture around Times Square in New York in the 70s and early 80s, when the area was a notorious red light district. This is a crass contrast to today’s experience where hordes of tourists are...

October is LGBTQ History Month. While pride month is a celebration of being queer today, history month is a celebration of past achievements by the LGBTQ movement. However, many of us were not taught LGBTQ history in school, so it’s hard to know what to even celebrate. Here are some documentaries that can educate you...

The heart of the city of Houston — the 610 loop — and the greater Houston area has several neighborhoods that have helped carve culture, create identity and sustain history. One of the neighborhoods that single-handedly put Houston on the map as a focal point of the LGBTQ community is Montrose. In 1911, Montrose was a...

Growing up I never identified with anyone or felt connected to anything as far as having a reference to what was possible for a gay, black male growing up in the south. Looking back, I can see how the lack of proper representation in media could stunt your growth in becoming the person you are destined to be. Though...

October is LGBTQ history month, and while there are many defining moments from previous decades, it’s important to remember that the community is still facing hardships. Some events that have defined the movement’s current goals are as follows:   March 23, 2016: North Carolina Passes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill Under...

The newest “Power Rangers” movie is among the first to introduce an openly LGBT+ superhero. Although both Marvel and D.C have superheroes who have been openly gay and bisexual, none of them have made it to the big screen. The superheroes who are part of the LGBT community in the comics have been depicted as cis-gendered...

The experts agree: let’s talk about sex, baby — but let’s talk about gender and sexuality, too. “I just think that there has to be more focus on giving people permission to talk about what they like, what they don’t like,” Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Norma Ngo said. “I think there’s a lot of...