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Stonewall Riots Anniversary June 28

Stonewall Riots Anniversary June 28

On June 28th, 1969, the New York City police raided a local gay bar called the Stonewall Inn. The Stonewall Inn was known for its inclusivity, welcoming gay men, drag queens, trans individuals, etc. While places like these offered a safe space for the LGBTQ community,...

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Positive Sexuality Call to Action

The recent Supreme Court ruling has taken more rights away from people with a uterus. This further disenfranchises those who are poor and/or people of color. Also, this is a ruling that may further undo previously established rights for same-sex marriage, as well as...

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#TuesdayTerms

Frotting: A form of penis-to-penis sexual contact, often involving the masturbation of both penises by one partner. Tribbing: A form of vulva-to-vulva sexual contact which involves rubbing vulvas together for sexual pleasure. Depending on the position, it can also be...

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Stigma Amongst Kinky People – Study Needs Participants

(reposted from one of the Center for Positive Sexuality volunteers) Hello Kinksters! I am currently writing my dissertation at the University of St Andrews on the severely under-researched BDSM community and wellbeing. If you have 10 minutes to spare, your response to...

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#TuesdayTerms: MLM and WLW

#TuesdayTerms: MLM and WLW

A little Pride Month related Tuesday Terms. MLM: An acronym meaning “man loving man." Often used to refer to a man or masculine-identifying person who is attracted to other men or masculine identifying people. WLW: An acronym meaning “woman loving woman.” Often used...

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STUDY: Pregnancy Loss

Have you experienced pregnancy loss? Our lab is seeking participants for a couples study investigating how pregnancy loss affects couples and how to best support couples after a loss. You may be eligible if you:  Have experienced a pregnancy loss in the last 4 months...

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JPS New Issue Available

Enjoy two new manuscripts from the Journal of Positive Sexuality, covering the topics of #HotGirlScience and the need for more sex-positive nursing home environments. Candace Hargons and Shemeka Thorpe discuss the fun, sex-positive aspects of Black sexualities and...

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Just a few days left to register for this month's lecture featuring Dr. Apryl Alexander and her work "Sex for All: Intersectionality in Sex Positivity". Registered attendees will have limited access to a recording of the presentation in case you are not available to...

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#MythMondays: Non-binary is the “third-gender” 

#MythMondays: Non-binary is the “third-gender” 

You may have seen doctor’s offices, college applications and other professional forms adding a third checkbox to the “Gender/Sex” section: Nonbinary. Upon first glance, this might appear to be a positive shift towards inclusion for gender queer individuals. However,...

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