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Reclaiming the F-Word: Sex, Dating and Relationships Edition
February 11, 2021 @ 5:00 am – 6:30 pm UTC+0
Reclaiming the F-Word: Sex, Dating, and Relationships Edition
Join us on February 11th for Reclaiming the F-Word: Sex, Dating, and Relationships Edition.
Have you let your body hold you back from enjoying sex and intimacy?
How have you ever felt your partner hides you because of your size?
Have you ever settled for less than you deserve because of your body?
If you feel your fat body hinders your love life, then you won’t want to miss Plus Amplified’s second edition of Reclaiming the F-Word! Join us for a panel discussion with subject matter experts Tiana Beard, Cheyenne Davis, Megan Ixim, and Melissa Rogers as we get real about sex, dating and relationships. During our networking session, connect with community members who have experienced similar struggles. As with all Plus Amplified events, you’ll walk away with practical tools on how to thrive in your fat body.
Tiana Beard is a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in helping individuals develop and cultivate a healthier relationship with self. Tiana’s narrative approach allows individuals to examine and revise the stories they believe about themselves. Tiana’s goal is to offer individuals an opportunity to view themselves aside from unrealistic societal demands, other people’s opinions, fear, shame, and guilt and therefore create space for genuine care, love, and acceptance for self to develop. (@tb_therapy)
Cheyenne Davis is a fat, Black femme and freelance journalist, digital content creator, photographer, and aspiring screenwriter looking to craft screenplays and digital content that are inclusive and highlight Black-IPOC characters and perspectives. She is also the founder of Unveild, a sex and kink positive publication for Black and Brown folx. Her artistic inspirations include Kehinde Wiley and his usage of unique patterns as backdrops for his art, Hokusai, a Japanese painter and printmaker, and natural elements. She also infuses color in her work to emphasize the important role that inclusivity plays in both her art and her life. Davis’ main goal is to use her art as the vehicle to drive the conversation in unpacking toxicity and lack of diversity in media. (@cheymodee)
Megan Ixim is an “all around” content creator focusing on body/sex positivity, fat activism, and women’s empowerment. After pursuing an education in Marketing/Brand Development, she decided to put her degree to use through developing a platform that benefitted from creativity, honesty, and social awareness along with multiple successful business ventures. Megan believes in the power of social media to bring people together. She continues to use her platform as a sounding board to cover topics most important to these core values. Her work focuses on combining passion with accountability, stellar visuals as a bonus. Megan is the co-creator of @fatbabesofjerseycity and just launched a plus-size resale store @plusthriftjc. (@msgigggles)
Melissa Rogers is a personal love emissary, dating expert, and matchmaker with Tawkify. Through meticulous attention to detail, conversational prowess, and a knack for bringing out the best in others, she revels in interpersonal relationships. With networks that span the United States, she’s a “girl about town” wherever she goes: Minneapolis, Manhattan, Savannah, El Paso, you name it! Melissa is ready to motivate and do all the fancy footwork to bring romance back into your life. Her newest relationship? The one she’ll help you cultivate!