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Advancing the Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

(reposted from University of Minnesota)

On May 12, 2011, Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, will discuss the process and findings of the recent Institutes of Medicine (IOM) Committee Report, The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People. He will summarize and contextualize the state of the science as it exists for LGBT youth and,

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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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Sex Ed with your kids – never as easy as it should be

This is a truly wonderful, honest, and funny video clip:

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/04/06/wits-sweeney/

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Participants needed for UCLA Study – online survey

Please help spread the word about this survey from the UCLA Psychology Department.

This online survey will take about 30 minutes and we will make a donation to an LGBT organization for every completed survey!

If you do not meet the criteria for our target participant,

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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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April 12 on “Is This Normal?”: Shakespeare & the Alchemy of Gender!

  Emily and Simone welcome Lisa Wolpe, of the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company, on “Is This Normal?” on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. (PST).  Join Emily, Simone and Lisa, 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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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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Female Sexuality: The Basics – live online class today

Register for class tonight, at 6pm PDT –  http://crsex.org/epwosex

This one hour class provides basic information about women, female anatomy, and female sexuality. Different types of sex and sexual relationships, health issues, STDs, and other topics will be covered. This is a great class for people with vulvas,

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NSRC Summer Institute

This years Summer Institute theme is Culture. Sex. Pleasure.  The dates are from June 20-July 15th, with the 15th being the NSRC SI Alumni Symposium!  More info about that to follow! 

Pass on this information to anyone that you think might be interested!  The website for this summer is: http://nsrc.sfsu.edu/summerinstitute

And…we have a Facebook page!! 

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Call for Proposals for The CFLE’s Sex Ed Conference

 The Center for Family Life Education, a leader in sexuality education, invites colleagues to submit proposals to present workshops at our National Sex Ed Conference, to be held December 7-9, 2011 in Somerset, NJ. 

 
Proposals in all areas related to sexuality education are welcome.  Proposal details can be found here and general information about this 3-day conference will be maintained at www.SexEdConference.com

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