Candace Bond-Theriault Candace Bond-Theriault (she/her/hers) is an unapologetic Black queer feminist writer, lawyer, social justice advocate working at the intersections of law, policy, reproductive health, rights and justice, economic justice, and LGBTQ+ liberation. She is a self-care and community-care guru who is always on her Issa Rae and "rooting for everybody Black." Candace received her LL.M. degree from the American University Washington College of Law, her J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law, and her B.A. from the College of William and Mary. Her writing has appeared in SELF magazine, Colorlines, the Root, Blavity, Rewire, Ms. Magazine, the Advocate, the Grio, and the Huffington Post. She lives in Northern Virginia, with her partner and the cutest yorkie ever. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.