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Anthony Howard

Embodied Fall Intern

Anthony Howard, a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill and the fall intern for Embodied, is currently majoring in media and journalism at UNC's Hussman School. He has interests in creative writing, musical theatre, and fashion. Whether it be writing for The Daily Tar Heel as an arts & culture staff writer or listening to the latest Megan Thee Stallion, Howard is excited to broaden his experience with Embodied and create impactful storytelling.

  • Genetics determine a lot in how our skin looks. But there are still countless products out there for skin health and treatment. How do you make sense of it all?
  • Sex therapy is a specialized form of counseling that helps folks navigate their relationship to intimacy.
  • Anita's clocked hundreds of hours in therapy, and she's a fan. But there's a part of the profession she hasn't tapped yet: sex therapy. This kind of counseling is designed to support couples — and individuals — through challenges with their bodies and in the bedroom. Some experts join her to share how it can help people reconnect, plus she tests a smartphone app that helps folks broach uncomfortable sexual conversations.
  • Fans of “Sex Education” claim that the show has provided them with the sex ed they should have received in school. The Netflix series, which was recently renewed for a fourth season, has been praised for its inclusive storytelling and bold portrayals of teen sexuality.
  • Anita has been inhaling the Netflix show "Sex Education." It's bold, not just in its approach to representation and inclusivity, but also sex. A critic, sex therapist and show superfans join her and guest host Anthony Howard (Embodied's intern) to talk about what the show taught them about self-pleasure, boundaries and methods for healthier sexual relationships.
  • Athletes who push their bodies to muscular limits take Anita inside their physique sport. She explores their personal motivations and talks with a health professional about the toll this kind of training takes on competitors' physical and mental health.
  • Muscular builds and strict regimens are common in the culture of bodybuilding and those in the sport navigate how bodybuilding impacts their relationships with their bodies and mental health.
  • Anita's notoriously bad at washing her face, but she'll happily fall down TikTok rabbit holes on skincare routines. Medical and industry experts tell her what she should focus on instead while caring for the body's largest organ.