/Kiara Nicholson

About Kiara Nicholson

Kiara is a full-time cat lady with a passion for social justice. At HCWC, she is the Primary Prevention Coordinator – facilitating conversations with adolescents and adults on fostering healthier relationships and ways to make the world a safer, more equitable place. Kiara is a proud alum of Texas State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Applied Sociology. Her passions include social change, youth activism, LGBTQ activism, and crafting. She doesn’t like taking pictures, but she does love Bitmojis.

LGBTQ Relationships

Relationships are as different as the people in them. The same goes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) relationships. There are qualities all healthy relationships should have and abuse is never one of them. No matter who [...]

2020-06-17T22:45:39+00:00By |

LGBTQ Pride Month

What began as a day to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York City, a tipping point for the LGBTQ rights movement in the United States, LGBTQ Pride Month has grown into a celebration of equality, visibility, and [...]

2020-06-18T18:37:57+00:00By |

Go Orange This February

This year marks 10 years since Congress declared February National Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about the impacts of dating abuse and encourage communities to support young people in seeking healthy relationships. Though these [...]

2020-02-25T22:36:59+00:00By |

What Is Self-Compassion?

Think of a time when a close friend or family member was feeling really bad about themselves or struggling in some way. How did you respond to this person, especially at a time when you were feeling your best? [...]

2020-04-03T00:57:57+00:00By |

LGBTQ Pride Month

Celebrating PRIDE June is Pride Month! What began as a day to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York City, a tipping point for the LGBTQ rights movement in the United States, has grown into a month-long celebration [...]

2020-06-11T19:37:20+00:00By |

February is Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Dating Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about the impacts of dating abuse and encourage communities to support young people in seeking healthy relationships. 1 in 3 young people will experience physical, sexual, or [...]

2020-04-03T00:48:37+00:00By |

Healthy Relationships 101

Relationships can be defined in many ways. Whether they are serious, casual, a friendship, or family, all relationships deserve to be healthy. But how do you know if your relationship is healthy? The Relationship Spectrum A helpful place to [...]

2020-06-11T22:34:49+00:00By |

QUIZ: Are You in a Healthy Relationship?

Relationships can be defined in many ways. Whether they are serious, casual, a friendship, or family, all relationships deserve to be healthy. But how do you know if your relationship is healthy? This quiz can help you recognize the signs of [...]

2019-06-05T20:25:05+00:00By |