Jo is trans non-binary. They write about mental health, sexual health/rights, LGBT+ rights/experiences. They also offer content writing services. Samples are to be provided with consent from clients.
What Will Run On A 10,000 Watt Propane Generator
Home propane generators are a staple for any prepper, survivalist, or farmer. They can provide power during a flood, earthquake, or blizzards. The first question that people ask when they look at a 10,000 watt propane generator is “what can this thing power?”. The goal of this article is to answer that question and provide some general information about how many things you can run on a generator.
Microwaves use a lot of power. Fortunately, it only takes a few minutes to cook food! Different m...
Why Does My Shower Drain Smell Like Rotten Eggs?
If your shower drain smells like rotten eggs, you’re not alone. Smelly shower drains are a common plumbing problem that affects residential buildings as well as business premises. The awful, rotten egg smell can ruin your shower time and once you pick it up, it becomes hard to ignore. In this article, we talk about what causes this shower drain rotten egg smell and how you can get rid of it. We also share some tips on how you can prevent this nasty smell.
What causes the shower drain to...
American Leak Detection: A Surprising History
Detecting water leaks quickly and correctly is important. It saves the trillion gallons of treated water we’re reported to lose because of undetected leaks. According to American Leak Detection, it can also reduce damage and protect property values. You can read up on more reasons why water leak detection is important here.
Technological developments over the years have made it easier to detect water leaks. This wasn't always the case. In this article, we look at the history of water le...
How to Find a Trans-Friendly Personal Trainer
Fitness needs — including psychological and emotional — and health goals may differ for transgender individuals. Training at home with a trans-friendly online personal trainer provides an ideal alternative to working with a trainer (or alone) at a gym...
Why Sleep Is the Best-Kept Secret for Crushing Your Health Goals
Whatever your wellness goals, you won’t be able to perform at your best if you don’t make it a priority to get enough quality sleep. One of the best-kept secrets in unlocking your body’s potential for better health, losing and maintaining weight, and improving fitness is sleep...
Sweating and Weight Loss: Is There a Link?
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You work out. You sweat. Heck, you sweat profusely. You may feel “lighter.” Does this mean you’re losing weight?
Simple answer: Yes.
But, the weight you lost is “water weight” and you’ll gain it back once you rehydrate. No, this doesn’t mean you should delay drinking water a...
Editorial Issue 1 – Pain, Pea-Sized or Not…
Editorial commentary on Issue 1 of adda's 2023 shortlisted poetry and prose on the theme of healthy communities
Jo has written two print stories; one for Broadview and the other for the Gay & Lesbian Review.
Jo is one of Healthline's contributing writers.
Jo has written for several publications since 2017. Their work has mainly covered mental health and LGBTQIA+ issues. This interest in health topics mainly stemmed from personal experience. It has also been fueled by the experiences of others in the marginalized communities. Jo remains committed to creating content that raises awa...
4 Stress Relief Practices to Cope with Fibroids and Heavy Bleeding
Uterine fibroids can affect your mental and emotional well-being.
According to research gathered from a small assessment that was published in 2015, women with fibroids reported that they’d not only affected them physically but also psychologically. They noted feeling fear, anxiety, and anger about having fibroids.
Some women also reported feeling helpless and less attractive, while others felt they weren’t receiving enough support to deal with fibroids.
If you have fibroids and heavy menstru...
How to Talk Openly with Your Partner About Uterine Fibroids
Uterine fibroids, also known as myomas or leiomyomas, are atypical tissues that can develop inside or on your uterus. People who have a uterus are likely to develop these benign (noncancerous) tumors as they get older.
If you’ve received a diagnosis of fibroids and are in a relationship, you may worry about how to openly talk with your partner about your condition.
If you’re wondering what and how you can share with your partner, read on.
How fibroids can affect you depends on:
how many there...
Your FAQs Answered: Radiofrequency Treatment for Dry Eye
Radiofrequency treatment is normally used to tighten the skin around the eyes for aesthetic purposes. It’s generally safe, minimally invasive, and suitable for all skin colors.
The technique is now being adopted to treat conditions such as dry eye. In this article, we share answers to some commonly asked questions about radiofrequency treatment for dry eye.
Radiofrequency treatment is a nonsurgical, in-office procedure. It’s often used to tighten the skin around the eyes to reduce fine lines,...
How Acupuncture Can Relieve Shingles Pain
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as 1 in 3 people in the United States will get shingles. Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles, but it’s most common in adults over the age of 50.
When you have shingles, you’ll first develop a rash that turns into blisters. Before the rash appears, you’ll likely feel pain in the ...
Visibility as Resistance: How Zimbabwe’s LGBQTI+ Community Fights Queerphobia on Social Media
Queer Zimbabweans – invisibilized or vilified under the regime of now deposed President Robert Mugabe – turn to social media to reclaim their narrative.
A trans man sharing his life as a parent. A “rainbow” love story over a span of 10 years. Queer people and the challenges they face in seeking employment. Bisexual women and their joys, fears.
A whole spectrum of stories about the Zimbabwean LGBTQI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex) told by them, for them.
Being transmasculine in spaces where women fear men
While many women have a valid fear of men, this too easily fuels the violence that people like me endure, writes Joyline Maenzanise
“Why do you dress like a man?” my colleague asked me one day when we bumped into each other in the bathroom.
We were in the same team at an investment management company and had been working together for several months at that point. Our desks were one person apart from each other. She caught me off guard that day — I had been feeling pretty confident in my look ...
Being Queer And Depressed In Zimbabwe Taught Me How To Create My Own Safe Space
Early October 2016, I relocated to Zimbabwe after being forced to leave South Africa, the first country in the world to provide constitutional protection to LGBT+ folks like me.
I was devastated. I was angry. Having my life reorganized, again, pushed me into an emotional rut that saw me attempt suicide twice in September of the same year. I decided against moving back to the city I grew up in. I wanted to avoid the pain of facing familiar faces and being subjected to questions I wasn’t emotio...