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Participants Needed: Asian American’s experience of BDSM Community

My name is Paulina Ha, and I am a doctoral student in clinical psychology at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA. I am conducting a study Asian American’s experience of the BDSM community.   If you are over 18, Asian American, and identify as part of the BDSM community,

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Volume 1 Journal of Positive Sexuality Goes Live!

The first issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of Positive Sexuality has begun and is now available online! The Journal is multidisciplinary, focuses on all aspects of positive sexuality, and offers quality, usable information to scholars, practitioners, policymakers, sexuality professionals, students, and educators.

Our first issue includes short articles that focus on understanding positive sexuality and its importance to society;

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Center for Positive Sexuality offers Therapy Groups

Emily Prior is now conducting intake interviews with individual clients who would like to be considered for participation in group therapy sessions, in conjunction with Marriage and Family Therapist Andrew Abrams. Andrew and Emily’s therapy groups will be begin mid-September in the Sherman Oaks/Encino, CA area. Groups will center around individuals identifying as submissives,

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Dr. Hernando Chaves on “Is This Normal?” 7/12 730pm PT

Join Emily and Simone at 7:30 p.m. PDT on July 12 for “Is This Normal?” as they sit down with Dr. Hernando Chaves and discuss men’s sexuality. “Is This Normal?” airs live on Ustream at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/is-this-normal1. If you enter the chat room you will REALLY be part of the action!  

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Validation from peers – Sexologists need it too

As many of you know I attended the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Western Regional Annual Meeting this past weekend in San Francisco, CA. This was my first time at a SSSS conference, although about my 4th or 5th time attending an academic sexuality conference. At this particular conference I was also a presenter.

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Presenting at SSSS April 15

I think I finally have my presentation ready for the SSSS Western Regional Conference this coming weekend. I am looking forward to presenting what I have so far on my thesis “Women’s Perspectives of BDSM Power Exchange.” This not only covers women’s definitions and explanations of power exchange, but also how their identities as women (including sexual orientation,

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And the award goes to…

… me! Apparently I’m being awared the Vern Bullough Award for research at the SSSS Western Regional Conference next weekend. I just found out by reading through the Program online. I guess I’ll make sure to make that luncheon! Thank you!

http://www.sssswr.org/2011_WR_Final_Program.pdf

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LLC 15th annual conference – Los Angeles

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE!

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REGISTRATION RATES OF $120 AVAILABLE FROM MARCH 16 TO APRIL 6TH  

 Registration from March 16th through April 6th is $120. 

 Registration will be available on-site for $135!

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Sex::Tech April 1-2, 2011 in San Francisco (A Few Spots Left!)

Stay on the Cutting Edge with Sex::Tech 2011
April 1-2, San Francisco, Hosted by ISIS, Inc.

Two days at the intersection of sexual health, technology and youth, featuring:

  • Noted researchers Sheana Bull, Univ. of Colorado; Marguerita Lightfoot, UCSF; Jose Bauermeister, Univ. of Michigan and Eric Buhi,

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Mika Tan on “Is This Normal?” tonight 730PST

Emily and Simone welcome Mika Tan on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:30 p.m. on Ustream!  You can join in the fun with Emily and Simone and be part of the action by going to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/is-this-normal1. If you enter the chat room you will REALLY be part of the action!

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