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Schedule a panel for fall 2022

Schedule a panel for your class or organization this fall! Many topics to choose from including: sex & gender diversity, consent & communication, consensual non-monogamy, kink/BDSM, sex work, and more.

Have a special request? Just ask!

Join us on September 3 for Positive Sexuality Day! Registration is free. Updates and information can be found here.

Help support Positive Sexuality Research and Education by becoming a peer-to-peer fundraiser! Starting now, we need folks to register as a fundraiser, post to social media, and bring in donations. Once registered, you will receive access to email templates, images, and more to help you with your campaign. Help us reach our goal of $2500!

Monthly Educational Series

Join us August 22, 3 p.m. PT with Julia Schiffman and Jennifer Rehor to discuss their new book:

Between the Pages: Women and Their Engagement With Kink

Registration opens August 1.

Women do kinky activities. They do them alone, with partners, and in groups. Yet, in the academic literature, kink was thought to be a male-only phenomenon.The co-authors of Women and Kink: Relationships, Reasons, and Stories will discuss the various levels of engagement these women shared. Each person’s engagement with kink is unique, from only in fantasy to a core identity, and everything in between!

Read more about this presentation and the authors.


Call for Proposals for 2022 Race and Sexuality Awards now open. Submissions due August 31, 2022.

Proposals are welcomed from researchers at any level, including community members unaffiliated with academic institutions, and anyone can apply.

We welcome submissions from new researches without a publication record.

Researchers from marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply; please feel free to comment on your identities and how they relate to the work you are proposing.

From the blog…

Positive Sexuality Fundraiser!

Today is the day! We are opening our peer-to-peer fundraiser today and need your help to be successful. This is our big annual fundraiser, so please do your best to get involved. https://positivesexuality.org/events/positive-sexuality-day-2022/ Our goal for this...

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World BDSM Day: History and Kink Refresher

World BDSM Day: History and Kink Refresher

World BDSM day was created in 2003 by Kurt Walter Fisher, owner of the Rosas Cinco Club in Barcelona. Fisher wanted to create a day devoted to BDSM so those who followed these practices could have a day to celebrate. July 24th is a nod toward the practice of 24/7...

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