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Pegging Study Looking for Interview Participants

Ph.D student at Louisiana State University is conducting an academic study on pegging. This study has IRB approval. Seeking adults 18+ to participants who engage in pegging, and would like to be interviewed. Please contact lcoto1@lsu.edu with the subject “pegging study”.

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Why Mental Health Practice Guidelines are Crucial for Working with Kink, BDSM, & Fetish

As helping professionals, mental health workers have an ethical and a professional responsibility to provide culturally sensitive care to our clients. Sensitive care is especially crucial for individuals who are underserved and misunderstood in society, such as those involved in kink and fetish. When some find their way to mental health
professionals for help,

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World Day of Social Justice

2019 theme: If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice

This is directly from the United Nations website. On this day we recognize that the only way for there to be peace and equity is for everyone to be treated with respect and dignity. The United Nations recognizes that social justice can only be achieved through removing the barriers created by the social constructs around sex,

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Give Consent a Hug – National Hugging Day

hugging dayJanuary 21st is National Hugging Day. Beginning in 1986 National Hugging Day was originally created for family and friends to hug often and more freely. No one can deny the power of a hug. Human beings crave connection and science has shown hugging has many benefits to our health and well being.

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JPS Looking for New Manuscripts

Did you conduct cutting-edge sex-positive research? Do you have a new theoretical twist that supports positive sexuality? Consider submitting your completed and previously unpublished manuscript to the Journal of Positive Sexuality. This growing online peer-reviewed journal supports diverse, edgy research using various methodologies and from all academic and non-academic disciplines.

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Sexual Behavior Research Needs Participants

I am a Research Intern with the Center for Positive Sexuality. I am conducting a study about human sexuality and would greatly appreciate it if you could participate in my survey.

The objective of this research project is to further understand human sexual behavior, preferences, and ideologies.

Please note that many questions are of a graphic sexual nature and require participants to anonymously divulge particularly intimate information,

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What’s new in research at CPS?

research2018 has been a very busy year in positive sexuality research. Our Research Affiliates and Assistants have been working on several projects on topics such as BDSM as leisure and identity, Greek refugees and sex work stings in Los Angeles, creating a positive sexuality assessment instrument, and may others.

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#GivingTuesday is Here!

Support consent, communication, caring, and caution with your donation! At Center for Positive Sexuality we strive to educate people about the importance of consent and communication in all relationships. We must care for one another, as well as be cautious about our understanding of our own skill sets and boundaries,

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#CyberMonday! Shop with Amazon Smile and Give!

When you shop at Amazon Smile you give to positive sexuality education and research while enjoying all of those amazing online deals.Amazon Smile

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Support Journal of Positive Sexuality

#GivingTuesday is Nov 27. You can support free access to the Journal of Positive Sexuality. The journal is free to access and free to publish in. We do not charge readers or authors. Journal of Positive Sexuality is going into its 5th year of publication,

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