July Topic

Decolonizing Kink: Colonial Pathologies and Clinical Practice

Presented by Adria Kurchina-Tyson, PhD candidateJuly 7, 20236:00-8:00 PM Register

In Decolonizing Kink, Adria Kurchina-Tyson will discuss the structural, colonial nature of compulsory vanilla relationships/sexuality and demonstrate the “coloniality” of kink-phobia, reviewing the fundamental differences between Indigenous frameworks of desire/relation and those of the settler state. Kurchina-Tyson invites us to work together in this workshop to challenge racial-sexual pathologies in clinical knowledge, resist prescriptive frameworks of consent […] Read more “Decolonizing Kink: Colonial Pathologies and Clinical Practice”

April Topic

Getting Your Kinks In: Neurodiversity And BDSM

Presented by Stephen Ratcliff, MA, LPCC, LPC, NCC, CST, Eve MinaxApril 14, 20236:00-8:00 PM Register

Kink and in particular its Professionals can create a container that can often lead the client to healing wounds inflicted by neurotypical society and leading to deeper self-actualization. Much of these experiences are beginning to be explained in emerging kink academic and scientific literature. A major area of neglect in this literature has been on […] Read more “Getting Your Kinks In: Neurodiversity And BDSM”