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What’s Happening at CCSS – Winter 2016


2015 Recap Last year was an incredibly productive period for the Center for Culture, Sexuality and Spirituality (CCSS). Our webjournal reached tens of thousands of people in 113 countries, territories, and nations around the world with articles by activists, thought

CCSS Logo

What’s Happening at CCSS – Winter 2016


2015 Recap Last year was an incredibly productive period for the Center for Culture, Sexuality and Spirituality (CCSS). Our webjournal reached tens of thousands of people in 113 countries, territories, and nations around the world with articles by activists, thought

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Collard Greens, Christianity and Colonization


 By Dr. Herukhuti Millions of Black folks will be eating black-eyed peas and collard greens over the next 24 hours as a part of the new year African tradition in the Americas. We do this to maintain our connection with

new years tradition

Collard Greens, Christianity and Colonization


 By Dr. Herukhuti Millions of Black folks will be eating black-eyed peas and collard greens over the next 24 hours as a part of the new year African tradition in the Americas. We do this to maintain our connection with

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Policing Black Male Bodies: Tamir Rice and Odell Beckham Jr.


By Dr. Herukhuti They said he was big for his age of 12 years. Too big. That he wore oversized clothing. It was reasonable for a grown man, a police officer with a gun, an equally armed partner and the

Tamir Rice and Odell Beckham Jr

Policing Black Male Bodies: Tamir Rice and Odell Beckham Jr.


By Dr. Herukhuti They said he was big for his age of 12 years. Too big. That he wore oversized clothing. It was reasonable for a grown man, a police officer with a gun, an equally armed partner and the

Black Bisexual Men's Moment

Miles Brock, Yusaf Mack and the Black Bisexual Men’s Moment


By Dr. Herukhuti Miles Brock and Yusaf Mack. Where do I begin to speak my part of the conversation about these two Black bisexual men? I asked myself that question as I struggled for a week to write this article.

Black Bisexual Men's Moment

Miles Brock, Yusaf Mack and the Black Bisexual Men’s Moment


By Dr. Herukhuti Miles Brock and Yusaf Mack. Where do I begin to speak my part of the conversation about these two Black bisexual men? I asked myself that question as I struggled for a week to write this article.

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Ankhing Sexual Energy


From the source: Ankhing Sexual Energy “Egyptian Sexual Energy and the Orgasm It was believed in ancient Egypt that the orgasm was the key to eternal life, and that it was intimately connected with the chakra system. A chakra is

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Ankhing Sexual Energy


From the source: Ankhing Sexual Energy “Egyptian Sexual Energy and the Orgasm It was believed in ancient Egypt that the orgasm was the key to eternal life, and that it was intimately connected with the chakra system. A chakra is

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Tamir Rice Murder Was Justifiable and Christopher Columbus Has Holiday


By Dr. Herukhuti A 12-year old Black boy, plays with a toy gun in a park. Police arrive to the scene in response to a report that a man is threateningly brandishing a gun in public. Within seconds, one of the

Rice and Columbus

Tamir Rice Murder Was Justifiable and Christopher Columbus Has Holiday


By Dr. Herukhuti A 12-year old Black boy, plays with a toy gun in a park. Police arrive to the scene in response to a report that a man is threateningly brandishing a gun in public. Within seconds, one of the

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Azealia Banks Exposes Monosexism Among White Gay Men


By Dr. Herukhuti What happens when a bisexual person uses the F-word? The gay social media world goes ballistic. Why? Because only gay men suffer the trauma of childhood taunts, schoolyard bullying and challenges to their masculinity and manhood codified

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Azealia Banks Exposes Monosexism Among White Gay Men


By Dr. Herukhuti What happens when a bisexual person uses the F-word? The gay social media world goes ballistic. Why? Because only gay men suffer the trauma of childhood taunts, schoolyard bullying and challenges to their masculinity and manhood codified