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New Publication from CPS Researchers!

Research Affiliates DJ Williams and Emily Prior, along with co-author Jolene Vincent, present Positive Sexuality as  Guide for Leisure Research and Practice Addressing Sexual Interests and Behaviors. Published in Leisure Sciences, this article highlights the current academic literature on the need for positive approaches to sexuality,

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Perspectives, Positivity, Peacemaking

  Dr. Billy StreanHow do you think most people view sex and their own sexuality? And do you think we tend to be aware of that view moment by moment? The fact is that we are always in a perspective, not only about sex, but about everything! We also have a strong belief that has been refuted by neuroscience.

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Sex Positive Professional Certification Program

Sex Positive Certification ProgramIt’s been a busy year for CPS’ Certification Program as we shifted from program creation to launch preparation and implementation!  The Task Force has been meeting all year to review, analyze, update, and improve the interface as we prepare for SPPCP’s Hard Launch in February.

The Certification Program is CPS’ contribution to the dearth of sex-positive education programs designed for everyday people who desire to be sex-positive leaders in their communities. 

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SexPosCon 2020 Early Registration closes 12/31

SPC Early RegistrationEarly registration for SexPosCon 2020 closes December 31, 2019. We have an amazing line-up of presentations February 21-23, 2020 that you don’t want to miss.

Students with IDs, inquire about possible free registration!

We can’t wait to see you.

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Join the #PositiveSexualiTEA Sunday!

PositiveSexualiTEA bannerThere’s not much to it. Just grab a cup of tea (or any beverage really), take a selfie (you were going to do that anyway), and post on your favorite social media platform (you were going to do that too). Make sure to #PositiveSexualITEA, and maybe even write a quick something about how you define positive sexuality.

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5th Annual #PositiveSexualiTEA is here!

Positive SexualiTEA FundraiserJoin the #PositiveSexualiTEA Party! Purchase teas between Dec 2-8, then participate in the virtual tea party Dec 15 by posting on social media what positive sexuality means to you. Make sure to @ctrsexpositive and #PositiveSexauliTEA!

We welcome Jasmin.com to the party. They are matching all donations 100%!

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Conference Early Registration Closes 12/31/19!

SPC Early Registration Closes December 31Early Registration for SexPosCon2020 ends soon! Seating is limited so register before the prices increase. More than 20 presentations over 2 1/2 days. Registration includes lunch on Friday and Saturday and coffee breaks all weekend.

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Study needs LA-based participants

Calling educational medical models with a vulva!

Posted on behalf of Nicole Prause, Ph.D.

I am a sexual physiologist in Los Angeles and want to create an educational video with your help. I need two vulva-having persons, who are welcome to bring their partner,

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#SexPosCon20 Early Registration Opens!

Early registration for SexPosCon20 is now available through December 21, 2019. The last conference sold out so we do recommend registering early. If you are a confirmed presenter, make sure to register using the “Presenter” price. If you are a Research Affiliate with Center for Positive Sexuality, please contact the Research Director prior to registering.

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New JPS Issue Available!

New JPS issue

Four new articles published covering topics from peacemaking and positive sexuality to kink community education, exploring how we feel about public displays of affection involving sexual minorities to some of the problems with online directories featuring therapists who are “sex-positive”.

As always, Journal of Positive Sexuality is free to access and free to publish in,

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