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Shine the Light

  • Goodwood Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd Baton Rouge, LA, 70806 United States (map)

Shine the Light is an event hosted collaboratively by STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response) and HAART (HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two).  The event will take place on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, and is FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 6:00pm and the program is scheduled to run from 6:30-8:30pm. 

This event serves to:
- Promote and educate about the importance of healthy sexuality and sexual health.
- Provide a safe space to support and empower those affected by sexual trauma and/or HIV/AIDS and other STIs.
- Show the linkage between unhealthy or abusive relationships, sexual trauma, and STI transmission.
- Provide a space where participants can openly discuss stigma, victim-blaming, and shaming. 

Individuals can participate in three ways: 
- Apply to perform at the event via this easy to use form.

- Submit an anonymous story for consideration to be read at the event via this form.

- Attend the event!

Earlier Event: April 25
Barbershop Testing Series
Later Event: April 29
Open Mic Night