Upcoming Lectures

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All lectures are recorded so you have the option of watching them live on the scheduled dates or later at your convenience.

Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk is "Supporting Healthy Sexuality for LGBTQ+ People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities." Date of talk is May 25, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

Supporting Healthy Sexuality

For LGBTQ+ People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

May 25, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

This lecture describes how to support healthy relationships and sexuality for LGBTQ+ people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Based on interviews with over 20 LGBTQ+ people with IDD, we will discuss barriers to healthy sexuality for LGBTQ+ people with I/DD and describe ways that family members and professionals can support LGBTQ+ people with I/DD with sexuality education.

Pauline Bosma & Oscar E. Hughes, MEd

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Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk is "Turkish Teachers' Responses to Problem Scenarios about Sexuality Education." Date of talk is June 1, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

Turkish Teachers’ Responses to Problem Scenarios about Sexuality Education

June 1, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

As the Science Curriculum in Turkey includes topics such as human reproduction and adolescent health, elementary school science teachers (ESTs) are indirectly required to teach sexuality. Informed by Foucault’s analysis of sexuality and power, this study examined how elementary school science teachers (ESTs) responded to problem scenarios related to sexuality.

Ozlem Erden-Basaran

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Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk is "Black and Sexy Book Discussion." Date of talk is June 8, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

Black & Sexy: Book Discussion

June 8, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

How do African American people come to understand sexuality, and themselves as sexual beings? Dr. Tracie Q. Gilbert has released her inaugural work Black & Sexy, which helps get at an answer. This session provides an overview of the book’s emergent theory (Black Sexual Epistemology), facilitating discussion with participants about its implications for sexuality educators and practitioners alike.

Dr. Tracie Q. Gilbert

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Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk is "On being Gay and Gray." Date of talk is June 15, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

On Being Gay and Gray

Our Stories, Gifts, and the Meaning of Our Lives

June 15, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

The bulk of the Gay Movement has been spent defying stereotypes rather than exploring and celebrating unique innate gifts. Gay Baby Boomers have successfully normalized homosexuality but have been denied the opportunity to know and celebrate what they bring to the table. It’s time for a shift in focus.

Brian McNaught

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Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk is "Reaching For the Stars: K-12 Comprehensive Sexuality Education." Date of talk is June 22, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

Reach for the Stars

K-12 Comprehensive Sexuality Education

June 22, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Formal sexuality education spanning the entirety of formal schooling has been discussed and worked towards by sexuality education professionals in the US for at least five decades. And yet it is still being implemented unevenly across the country. Come learn what full spectrum K-12 curricula can look like.

Dr. Karen Rayne

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Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk is "Getting Published in the American Journal of Sexuality Education." Date of talk is June 29, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

Getting Published in the American Journal of Sexuality Education

June 29, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

This lecture will walk participants through the steps of submission and peer review for the American Journal of Sexuality Education.

Bill Taverner, MA, CSE

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Speaker Card with Green & White Background. Title of Talk, "To Whom Do We Disclose?" Date of talk is July 6, 2022 from 7-8 pm ET.

To Whom Do We Disclose?

Disclosure of Bisexual Orientation to Family & Friends

July 6, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

The online research study explores the relationship between disclosure of bisexual orientation and temperament to explore how that impacts to whom we disclose our sexual orientation. This discussion will take a contextual look at bisexuality, how it has changed over the years, and how sexuality education can be modified to adequately address bisexuality.

Alicia Ricketts, MEd, PhD, CSE

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Sex Education through a Neurodiversity Lens 

Understanding, Accommodations, and Application

July 13, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

This presentation will explore the rationale for adapting sex education to serve neurodiverse individuals and the techniques necessary to do so. Participants will also learn about resources for parents, educators, and administrators.

 Dr. Matt Zakreski

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Responsiveness of Sex Education to the Needs of LGBTQ+ Undergraduate Students

July 20, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Exposure to comprehensive sex education shows promise in preventing sexual violence and sexual harassment (SVSH) perpetration and victimization and supporting survivors.
Determining if these benefits are also found in communities experiencing high levels of SVSH, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) communities, is needed.

 Brittnie Bloom, PhD

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Sexual Health is Public Health:
The Deconstruction of Sex-Negative Public Health Practices

July 27, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Sexual health disparities are constantly impacting vulnerable populations across the lifespan. Professionals in interdisciplinary fields must become knowledgeable and skilled in integrating sexual health and development education across the spectrum of public health and other human service professions to help close the gap in sexual health disparities across all communities.

Alicia Andrews

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A Historical Analysis of College Sexual Health Education and the Role of Student Affairs Divisions

August 3, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Historically, many stakeholders have been involved and/or created barriers to teaching college students about sexual health. Moreover, some of the most critical roles have been student affairs professionals. Therefore, the purpose of the lecture is to explore who, in student affairs, has been responsible for teaching sexual health and what types of sexual health programming have existed. With historical challenges and considerations in mind, participants will explore potential partnerships, co-curricular learning strategies, and opportunities for working with student affairs departments in the future.

Amber Manning-Ouellette

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Let’s Make a Lesson Plan!

August 10, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Participants will review the anatomy of a lesson plan, from learning objectives to what makes a learning experience memorable. We will create a lesson plan together in real time!

Bill Taverner, MA, CSE, &

Dr. Tanya Bass

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Exploring Ways to Discuss Abortion

September 7, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Discussing abortion continues to be fraught with a variety of challenges. Depending upon the state where one resides, and the support for sexuality education overall, time to discuss abortion may be limited or even prohibited. This session will identify issues and challenges, and review resources and strategies for effective education on the topic.

Jean Levitan

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Cliteracy in Practice: Show and Tell Sex Positive Tactile Educational Models

September 14, 2022 | 7-8 pm ET

Often invisible in textbooks and curricula, the clitoris is rarely taught to health professionals or the public. How did the clitoris vanish from health education? This lecture presents models that help to improve health literacy. If we know about how our bodies work it will assist us to have better well-being.

Associate Professor Suzanne Belton

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