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Taneasha White

Writer

Expertise

Black Community & Wellness, LGBTQIA+ Inclusion, Reproductive Justice & Sex Positivity, Mental Health & Wellness

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University

Highlights

Taneasha White is a Black, Queer lover of words, inquisition, and community. She focuses on wellness, reproductive justice, intersectionality, and mental health. Taneasha is the Founder and Editor of UnSung Literary Magazine, a flash fiction and poetry publication focused on offering artistic space for marginalized voices, a guest editor with Quail Bell Magazine, and she also co-hosts a podcast, Critiques for The Culture, where media is dissected through humor and a socio-political lens. Outside of VeryWell, you can find pieces of Taneasha’s in Rewire.News, Next City, them.Pulp Mag, and Black Youth Project and more. 

Wellness applies to the mind just as heavily as it applies to the body, and oftentimes they are connected in ways we don't always see at first glance. It's important for me to bring conversations to different communities, namely those that are regularly underserved, and invite them to take that second glance. 

— Taneasha White

Education

B.A. in English and African-American Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University

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