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Call for Proposals – Race and Sexuality Research Awards

The Center for Positive Sexuality is pleased to announce our second year of research awards supporting research on race and sexuality. This year we will offer at least two awards of $1,000. The call for submissions is open until August 15th. You can read about our...

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#TuesdayTerms: Bi/Pan/Omni/Polysexual

#TuesdayTerms: Bi/Pan/Omni/Polysexual

Bisexual - Sexual attraction to your gender and other genders. Pansexual - Attraction to people regardless of gender. A lot of times Pansexual and Bisexual are used interchangeably. Omnisexual - Whereas Pansexual is attracted to people regardless of gender (sometimes...

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#TuesdayTerms: MTF & FTM

#TuesdayTerms: MTF & FTM

MTF: An acronym meaning “male-to-female.” The acronym is used most often in the context of the experience of those who identify as women but were assigned male at birth (AMAB). FTM: An acronym meaning “female-to-male.” The acronym is used most often in the context of...

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Call for Papers

Journal of Positive Sexuality is currently reviewing submissions for our fall issue and beyond. Please submit your original manuscript no later than June 15 for possible fall publication. We are especially interested in articles from community members and clinicians...

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Call for Participants: BDSM Fantasies/Gender Inclusivity

From our Research Affiliate Brad Sagarin and the Science of BDSM Research Team, we have two calls for participants. Please read below for more information. Gender Inclusivity Study: In collaboration with D. (Choc Trei) Henderson, we are conducting an ongoing study on...

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#TuesdayTerms: Pride Month

#TuesdayTerms: Pride Month

Happy Pride Month, y'all! LGBTQ+ Pride, Gay Pride, Queer Pride Month is celebrated each year in June to commemorate the Stonewall uprising/rebellion that took place June 28, 1969. The early versions of this event were protests as compared to the parades we've come to...

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#TuesdayTerms: Why “Masturbation May?”

#TuesdayTerms: Why “Masturbation May?”

Masturbation May was first implemented in 1995 by sex positive, feminist sex toy store Good Vibrations in response to the firing of then-Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first black woman to hold this position. She suggested that...

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#TuesdayTerms, Masturbation Month Edition: Rheomism

#TuesdayTerms, Masturbation Month Edition: Rheomism

Happy Masturbation May All! Be sure to take a look back at some of our previous posts on Masturbation Month. Today's Tuesday Term is on theme with the month and is a very common form of masturbation. Rheomism - The practice of masturbation by directing a stream of...

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