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  • Spiritual Aesthetics: Gekkyoudou

    Spiritual Aesthetics: Gekkyoudou

    Samadhiraja Sutra The Moon Lamp Sutra (三摩地王经): “There are, O monks, these three feelings: pleasant feelings, painful feelings, and neither-painful-nor-pleasant feelings.” A disciple of the Buddha, mindful, clearly comprehending, with his mind collected, he knows the feelings [1] and their origin, [2] knows whereby they cease [3] and knows the path that to the ending…

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  • ON SALE NOW: Sunday Morning Coffee with IFBB Pro Nicholas Bustos

    ON SALE NOW: Sunday Morning Coffee with IFBB Pro Nicholas Bustos

    An exclusive collection of Sunday morning boudoir photography with Nicholas Bustos after earning his IFBB Professional card during the summer of 2018. Sunday Morning Coffee with IFBB Pro Nicholas Bustos By Qamar A. Bradford

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  • Virtual Rehabilitation

    Virtual Rehabilitation

    ABSTRACT The Department of Rehabilitation handles large numbers when it comes to processing cases of disability for employment. When it comes to caseworkers’ loads, cognitive disabilities dominate–mental health disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, traumatic brain injury, PTSD and others. Using the power of technology of virtual reality, augmented reality and simulation engines, the…

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  • Dysmorphia and Disability

    Dysmorphia and Disability

    ABSTRACT This paper explores the relationship of identity on disability and employment. Age, race, congenital development and acquisition affect aspects of an individual’s self-image, esteem, efficacy and identity in relationship to their diagnosis and interaction with their social and physical environment. The paper will initially explore the definitions of self image and self-concept and then…

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  • X-Men as Vocational Rehabilitaiton Archetype

    X-Men as Vocational Rehabilitaiton Archetype

    Marvel’s X-Men: A Literary Archetype for the VR Counseling Field ABSTRACT In the 1960s, Stan Lee and Marvel Comics premiered X-Men. The book was an enthralling narrative of people born with congenital or genetic characteristics that made them different from the rest of society at large. These differences–sometimes extraordinary powers, sometimes extraordinary disabilities were accordingly…

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  • Qamarism: An African-Centered Counseling Approach

    Qamarism: An African-Centered Counseling Approach

      ABSTRACT Coming from a house of counseling parents, I grew up acclimated to an environment of helping, consideration and introspection. As I have experienced the curriculum regarding the theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy as posited in Gerald Corey’s text, I’ve realized that the various counseling approaches to which my parents exposed were…

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  • Medicalizing Sex Work with Sexual Surrogacy

    Medicalizing Sex Work with Sexual Surrogacy

    ABSTRACT Sexuality is a major component fitting into Maslow’s needs hierarchy as it is a spectrum. This paper will investigate sexual needs as an explorable palette and capacity that needs to be met and can be met in a safe, minimal risk environment. Sex work will be identified as a fulfillment of needs tied to…

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  • Ableism in Sex and Gender

    Ableism in Sex and Gender

    ABSTRACT In sexual politics, men and women have often excessively relied upon gender–a social construct of mannerist aesthetics generally composed of a spectrum spanning from masculinity, neutrality and femininity–to define human capacities, social privileges and stigmas, and even physical ability at a sexual physiological level beyond those physiologically systemic such as chromosome and maturation. The…

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  • Carifounia Teikoku

    Carifounia Teikoku

    This past Spring group show at the Broker’s Building was a refreshing opportunity to produce some new art. Inspired by the idea of an Imperial California, I settled on illustrating a Pan Pacific woman in a Buddhist inspired gown with waving lines, large shell earrings holding an obsidian Aztec sword. This piece is latex and…

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