The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution with Melissa Muganzo Murphy

05/03/2023 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM PT


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Join MedtechWomen and MedTech Color for a screening of The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution with Director, Actress, Activist, Humanitarian and MedtechVISION 2022 Patient Keynote Speaker Melissa Muganzo Murphy

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at Fogarty Innovation:

  • 5:30-6:00pm PT - Networking, Drinks and Refreshments
  • 6:00-7:30pm PT - Documentary Screening
  • 7:30-8:00pm PT - Q&A with Melissa Muganzo Murphy
  • 8:00-8:30pm PT - Optional Additional Networking

The Big Hysto:A Black Womb Revolution speaks to the medical racism, sexism, homo/transphobia and xenophobia that Black womb holders/patients expereince when seeking access to quality medical care. It centers fibroids, endometriosis, hysterectomies, ovarian cancer and cysts and calls out the racist evolution of the medical field built on the wombs and backs of Black bodies. The Director is both a fibroid survivor and Black patient along with a full cast of 17 womb holders who speak truth to power and advocate for justice. Castmember and more information on the film can be found at

Cost to attend in person:

  • $20 for MedtechWomen & MedTech Color Members, $35 for Non-members

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Proceeds from this event will be donated to The Sacramento LGBT Community Center which provides a breadth of sexual health services through a health-equity lens at their headquarters in Midtown Sacramento and at their newest location, the Marsha P. Johnson Center South (MPJCS). MPJCS is located in South Sacramento and centers on the sexual health of the Black LGBTQ+ community. In addition to these physical locations, they have a mobile unit to provide services to communities that are harder to reach; ranging from residents at domestic violence shelters to folks living in homeless encampments. 


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