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Call for Grant Proposals on Race and Sexuality

call for grant proposals on race and sexualityThe Center for Positive Sexuality is pleased to announce a call for submissions for four small grants to support research on race and sexuality.

Race and sexuality are intricately connected, as are so many other aspects of our individual identities. To ignore the impact and experience of race in sexuality research is to forget a crucial element of our identities –

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#MythMonday: Bisexuality Isn’t Real

MYTH: Bisexuality isn’t real: people are either just straight and experimenting, or actually just gay or lesbian.

Whew! Talk about erasure!

This myth about bisexuality may sound archaic, but it’s a stigma that still persists in public discourse today. Did you know that only 12% of bisexual men have come out,

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What is ‘Positive Sexuality,’ Anyway?

At the Center for Positive Sexuality, we’re excited so many people are participating in the “sex positive” movement. However, it seems like “positive sexuality” or being “sex positive” are ubiquitous terms these days and as often happens with buzzwords the core meaning gets lost in translation. Being sex positive doesn’t mean being positive or enthusiastic about sex,

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Research Study Seeks Single Lesbian Participants

Research Study Seeks Single Lesbian Participants (That means not living with my romantic partner, or otherwise involved in a committed couple relationship, for more than six months.)

Are you 18 years of age or older and fluent in English? (If you can easily read and understand this advertisement,

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Center for Positive Sexuality offers Therapy Groups

Emily Prior is now conducting intake interviews with individual clients who would like to be considered for participation in group therapy sessions, in conjunction with Marriage and Family Therapist Andrew Abrams. Andrew and Emily’s therapy groups will be begin mid-September in the Sherman Oaks/Encino, CA area. Groups will center around individuals identifying as submissives,

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Raising the Bar Colorado Conference call for proposals

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALSRaising the Bar 2011 Conference:

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

    

 

   

 

 

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General Conference Information:

Colorado Youth Matter (formerly COAPPP) and The Healthy Colorado Youth Alliance are excited to announce that we are partnering for

 

Raising the Bar 2011-an annual statewide conference.

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June 16 SecondLife Center Pajama Party!

Here’s a little item that missed our June Newsletter deadline. We’re reviving the virtual Center for Positive Sexuality in SecondLife with a Summer Pajama Party! Dress your avatar in cute pj’s and enjoy music, frivolity, and sex trivia on June 16, 6pm SLT (SecondLife Time — coincides with Pacific Time).

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Advancing the Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

(reposted from University of Minnesota)

On May 12, 2011, Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, will discuss the process and findings of the recent Institutes of Medicine (IOM) Committee Report, The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People. He will summarize and contextualize the state of the science as it exists for LGBT youth and,

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Participants needed for UCLA Study – online survey

Please help spread the word about this survey from the UCLA Psychology Department.

This online survey will take about 30 minutes and we will make a donation to an LGBT organization for every completed survey!

If you do not meet the criteria for our target participant,

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Last night with Lisa Wolpe

Lisa Wolpe was a gracious guest, providing us with a taste of Shakespeare along with a full meal of what it means to be a woman, an actor, a drag king, a Shakespearean enthusiast, and a humanist. If you missed this episode of ITN, you not only missed some brilliant Shakespearean acting,

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