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. Please note that registration is for one person only. Access links may not be shared with others.

Speaker card for talk "Power, Identity, and Relationships" by Oronde Cruger & Mackenzie Bartlett. This talk is happening on May 29, 2024, from 7-8 pm ET

Power, Identity, Relationships

April 10, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

What is power and how does it affect consent, attraction, and dating? This lecture integrates lived experiences, pop culture, and social science to explore how young people can navigate power differentials and empower one another.

Oronde Cruger & Mackenzie Bartlett

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Speaker card for talk "Rather Than Ruin the Fun: " by Valerie Rubinsky & Anna Ambrus. This talk is happening on April 17, 2024 from 7-8 pm ET

“Rather than Ruin the Fun”

Elaborating on Faking Orgasms as Goal-Oriented Deceptive Communication

April 17, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

This lecture will discuss the recent research on faking orgasms as a goal-oriented communication behavior.

Valerie Rubinsky & Anna Ambrus

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Speaker card for talk on April 24, 2024, 7-8 pm EST. Talk is entitled "It's Never Too Late: Are we forgetting our seniors?" by Shannon Dowler

It’s Never Too Late

Are We Forgetting our Seniors?

April 24, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

The Children of the Sexual Revolution are moving into retirement communities across the country, changing our perspective on “the Golden Years”. While incredibly positive, the 55+ demographic are the most rapidly rising group for new diagnoses of STIs. In this session we will learn about the social, cultural and biological contributions and identify ways to continue to celebrate late life sexuality for seniors while avoiding the pitfalls of undesired STIs.

Shannon Dowler

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Speaker Card for talk entitled "Build-A-Skill: Designing A Skills-Based Family Communication Workshop" by Lauren Barineau. This talk will occur on May 1, 2024, 7-8 pm EST.

Build-A-Skill

Designing A Skills Based Family Communication Workshop

May 1, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

This lecture introduces best practices for designing an objective-driven, skills-based workshop for families to enhance their ability to talk with kids about sexuality. We go beyond the powerpoints that are often the focus of parent presentations and instead emphasize a set of skills that increases parents’ comfort and confidence.

Lauren Barineau, MPH, CHES®

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Speaker Card for talk entitled "The Man and the Moon: Exploring Men's, Women's and Intersex Experiences of Menstruation" by Kelsey Wyman. This talk will occur on May 8, 2024, 7-8 pm EST.

The Man and the Moon 

Exploring Men’s, Women’s, and Intersex Experiences of Menstruation

May 8, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

Embark on a journey through the celestial rhythms of menstruation in “The Man and the Moon” lecture. Delve into the fascinating parallels and distinctions between menstrual cycles in individuals of diverse gender identities. Explore how hormonal fluctuations shape experiences, fostering inclusivity and understanding in reproductive health education.

Kelsey Wyman

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Speaker Card for talk entitled "Inclusive Language in Sexuality Education" by Mikayla Crawford. This talk will occur on May 15, 2024, 7-8 pm EST.

Inclusive Language in Sexuality Education 

May 15, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

This lecture emphasizes using inclusive language to create safe and supportive learning environments. It covers gender-neutral terminology and diverse sexual orientations, offering insights for enhancing sexuality education approaches. Educators can foster an inclusive learning experience by validating all students’ identities and experiences.

Mikayla Crawford

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Speaker card for talk "Desirability Politics, Fetishism, and Their Impact on Sex, Identity, and Digital Spaces" by Cheyenne M. Davis. This talk will occur on May 22, 2024, 7-8 pm EST.

Desirability Politics, Fetishism and Their Impacts On Sex, Identity, and Digital Spaces

May 22, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

This is a lecture on digital spaces such as dating apps, social media/social networking sites, etc and how desirability and fetishism impact identity, sex, desire, and representation.

Cheyenne M. Davis

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Speaker card for talk "Sex-Positive Theology: Why Religion Need to Recognize Body Autonomy is a Fundamental Human Right" by Rev. Jesse Eugene Herriott. This talk is happening on February 14th from 7-8 pm ET

RESCHEDULED: Sex-Positive Theology

Why Religion Needs to Recognize Body Autonomy is a Fundamental Human Right

May 29, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

Sex-positive theology serves as a valuable educational resource for learners, promoting body autonomy and individual liberation. It emphasizes that the human body should not be subject to external legislation or colonization by religious doctrine. Instead, it underscores that body autonomy is an essential human right. In this webinar, participants will gain a deeper understanding of these principles and learn how faith communities can provide a positive hermeneutic, empowering individuals to embrace their own autonomy and liberation.

Rev. Jesse Eugene Herriott

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Speaker Card for talk "Slang, Sex, and Safety: Exploring Post-Secondary Campus Climate" by Treena Orchard. This talk will occur on June 5, 2024, 7-8 pm EST.

Slang, Sex, and Safety

Exploring Post-Secondary Campus Climate

June 5, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

This lecture will explore how slang, sexuality, and safety intersect in the lives of post-secondary university students from diverse sexual, gender, and racialized identities. Critical feminist theories are employed to interpret how these young people assign meaning to and resist aspects of campus culture, namely bro culture and institutional betrayal.

Treena Orchard

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Speaker card for talk "My Body My Image" by Yulinda Renee Rahman on June 12, 2024, 7-8 pm EST

My Body My Image

June 12, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

The webinar explores the correlation between sexual trauma and eating disorders and how eating disorders are often used as both a form of self-punishment and an attempt to control.

Yulinda Renee Rahman, PhD, LCPC

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Speaker card for talk "Sex, Drugs, Rock, and Recovery" by Raven Badger on June 19, 2024, 7-8 pm EST

Sex, Drugs, Rock, and Recovery

June 19, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

This workshop will describe an overview of sexual health, links between sexuality and substance use, and present approaches for helping individuals who have been impacted by negative sexual experiences. Using a sexual health model as a framework for discussion, participants will identify issues to consider when discussing sexual health and ideas for developing/facilitating sexual health groups.

Raven Badger, PhD

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Speaker card for talk "Lessons from the Netflix Series 'Sex Education'" by Louisa Allen on June 26, 2024, 7-8 pm EST

What Lessons Might the Netflix Series ‘Sex Education’ Teach School-Based Sexuality Education?

June 26, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

How does the Netflix series ‘Sex Education’ attend to young people’s critique of school-based sexuality education? This lecture will explore what and how educative content is offered to young people about sex, sexuality and gender in the first 3 seasons. It is argued the series successfully addresses many critiques young people make of conventional school-based sexuality education.

Louisa Allen

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Flowing with Power and Celebrating Cycles

July 10, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

“Celebrating Cycles” offers educators and practitioners helpful information to reshape societal perceptions of menstruation. We will explore historical and cultural insights across diverse backgrounds and help participants explore their approach to addressing these understandings to suit their audience, emphasizing the natural aspects of menstruation and embracing cultural diversity.

Casey T. Tobin, PhD &

Keely Rees, PhD

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Embracing Digital Education

Sex Ed To-Go as Case Study

July 17, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

Sex Ed To-Go is an invaluable and FREE online sex education resource provided by Planned Parenthood Pacific Southwest. It is designed for students, teachers, parents, and caregivers and has garnered over 30,000 enrollments globally. Discover the driving force behind this product, the challenges and valuable insights it offers, and how it can benefit you.

Chrissy Cmorik

Rebecca Karpinski

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STIgma

Let’s Talk about It

July 24, 2024 | 7-8 pm ET

STIs remain a pervasive global health challenge, affecting millions of individuals each year. This presentation serves as a call to action, urging participants to be advocates in reshaping language, challenging beliefs, and fostering supportive environments. Join us in breaking barriers, redefining language, and shattering stereotypes on the way to a stigma-free future.

Kelley Quinn

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