PleasureFest 2023: Storytelling as Resistance with Aurora Higgs

Mar 21
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
University of Richmond, Weinstein Hall

Join UR's Planned Parenthood Generation Action for a conversation with Aurora Higgs. Aurora is a queer Black trans activist based in Richmond, is a Board Member of the Virginia League of Planned Parenthood and consults on policy that expands queer-affirming healthcare protocols and guidelines.

Aurora will be centering her PleasureFest talk around storytelling as a form of activism, coupled with topics of reproductive justice. Visit her website here for more information.

This event is part of PleasureFest, a week of events aimed at promoting healthy sexuality and relationships, tools for experiencing pleasure, and healing on our campus through radical self- and community-care.

Attendance at any PleasureFest event is one entry to win PleasureFest Grand Prizes! Follow @spiders_care on Instagram to learn more and view the entire PleasureFest calendar at

PleasureFest 2023 events are open to current UR students, staff, and faculty only. Valid UR ID is required for entry. Register in advance for all events at

Comprehensive sex education is just one part of a multi-pronged approach to the prevention of sexual violence. These events are not an endorsement or invitation for attendees to engage in risky behavior, rather, they are providing a space for attendees to learn about safer and consent-based interactions and to recognize signs of both healthy and unhealthy relationship dynamics.