YES! Presents: Pleasure as Power
Join YES! Editorial Director Sunnivie Brydum along with adrienne maree brown, Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts, and Goddess Honey B for an insightful discussion about how we can center pleasure in our lives, our bodies, and our relationships with each other. You can also view a transcript of the event here.
You’ll hear from:
- adrienne maree brown, the writer-in-residence at the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute. adrienne’s work as a writer and podcaster focuses on pleasure activism, emergent strategy, visionary fiction, and abolition.
- Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts, a prolific author whose most recent book is the highly anticipated Black Joy: Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration. In 2021, Tracy contributed to the groundbreaking book You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience.
- Goddess Honey B, a professional Dominatrix, purveyor of pleasure, and sex and kink educator who is deeply invested in the freedom of Black people—especially Black women, femmes, and gender-expansive people—and the exploration and reclamation of our pleasure practices.
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YES! Presents is a live event series from the team behind YES! Magazine that brings to life stories of solutions to some of society’s biggest issues. From deep explorations based on YES!’s award-winning solutions journalism reporting, to discussions with some of the most influential national and local figures at the forefront of these solutions, YES! Presents events offer a thought-provoking look into the role we all play in building a better world.