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Help Support Positive Sexuality Research and Education

There are only a few days left to participate in our peer-to-peer fundraiser and we need your help to be successful. This is our big annual fundraiser, so please do your best to get involved. This is your opportunity to show support for sexuality research and...

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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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Book Review: “Sex When You Don’t Feel Like It”

Book Review: “Sex When You Don’t Feel Like It”

In reading Cyndi Darnell’s new book, Sex When You Don’t Feel Like It, the reader is guided through a journey of self-reflection with questions like:  What is sex, anyway? Why do I want to have sex? What do I find pleasurable? What excites me sensually? What do I not...

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Volunteer Internship Coordinator Needed

Online/remote and/or In-Person (Los Angeles area, CA) volunteer opportunity. The Internship Coordinator will assist the Internship Director with the internship process for CPS. This includes: processing intern applications, scheduling interviews, updating intern...

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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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