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Sex and the Constitution (Keynote)

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Presenter: Geoffrey R. Stone

In his new book Sex and the Constitution, which has been praised as "a treasure-house of philosophical brilliance and legal and historical insight – not to mention erotic delights!," the legal scholar Geoffrey Stone explores the historical evolutions of religious, social, and legal approaches to sex and the role American constitutional law has played in contemporary debates over all manner of sexual mores: obscenity, contraception, abortion, and homosexuality. These issues have been at the core of what Stone deems a…

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The Revolution Will Be Drawn At Random: Leveraging Contests and Social Media To Raise Awareness

August 4 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Presenters: Cathy Vartuli, Reid Mihalko

Contests can create free-publicity, goodwill, and win-wins for organizations with overlapping missions. For example, tickets for Hamilton being raffled off to those who donate to Planned Parenthood. We'll teach how to set contests up in an easy to run manner, and give suggestions on how to make them win-win for your business/organization and whoever your contest will support, WHILE we run a Facebook Live contest for Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit.

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There Are No Stupid Questions, Just Stupid Places to Ask: Navigating Privilege at Conferences 101

August 4 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Presenters: Heather Elizabeth, Kyra Raath, Lauren Van Camp

Even with best intention, managing privilege is a skill that requires development. This session discusses how we can learn, participate, and develop allyship without derailing what's happening around us. Focusing especially on race and white fragility, while also touching on gender, sexuality, class; we'll talk about how to engage (and not), sitting with discomfort, and the practicalities of self-educating. Explicit time will be made for asking 101 questions in a non-judgmental space.

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Sex Work, Human Trafficking and the Void Between

August 4 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Presenter: Laura LeMoon

Sex worker's rights activists and anti-trafficking activists are both caught in a binary system that posits one against the other. Unfortunately, people with complex identities are left out from both of these camps in the efforts that these movements make to distinguish one from the other. In order for modern sex workers rights activism to be truly inclusive, it needs to acknowledge the experiences that may not fit within it's narrow box. For anti-trafficking activists to truly help survivors, they…

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The Truth About Body-Safe: a frank, evidence-based discussion of what body-safe really means

August 4 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Presenters: Anne Hodder, Erika Martin, Jarret Wright

The term "body safe" has become as influential (and common) in consumer marketing as "organic." But without a universal definition, nor legal or federal designation, the term has been left open to eclectic interpretation with a bias toward higher-priced, less-accessible brands. This panel will provide a frank, evidence-based discussion that will leave attendees with a stronger, more confident understanding of body-safety and how to incorporate it into their professional lives.

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Becoming a queer anthropologist

August 4 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Presenter: Jamie F. Lawson

How did you become the person you are today? What steps did you take, and what roads opened up on your own personal journey of 'becoming'? In this interactive session, Jamie will share the story of his own becoming as a researcher and activist, from his beginnings in a strongly heteronormative research field, to a queer activist and researcher.

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Designing for Radical Self-Love

August 4 @ 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Presenters: Kay Contreras, Layidua Salazar, Rachel Brooks

Activists and leaders working in the movement for reproductive health, rights, and justice will come together for a visioning workshop to explore how we might utilize creative and innovative thinking strategies in order to intentionally design for the love and sex we want, deserve, and need in our lives. Let's brainstorm, ideate, and create together to explore both our individual and collective values and questions related to love and sex through design and art making.

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Butch/Femme Sexversations

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenters: Gabby Santos, Tandra La Grone

Description: We are making our mark as sex-positive advocates, and most importantly, we are doing it in a very Butch and Femme way, bold and unapologetically. Previous social gatherings have informed us about a huge need for real life sex talks and solutions that relate to the lives of Butch Femme women. Butch Femme Sexversations will allow participants to address the paralyzing taboos that can keep us from sexual freedom. We deserve the right to express our Butch or Femme…

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Health At Every Size as a Radical Act!

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Jenna Weintraub

Let's stop giving billions of dollars to the diet industry that assists us in hating our bodies. Let's banish diets forever and come to a new understanding of health. Come explore Health At Every Size, a paradigm that addresses health and weight. Leave with tools to combat our ugly hatred towards fat bodies and define health for yourself. This workshop comes with a critique of body positivity and a heaping dose of fat activism!

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Bridging the Age Gap in Kink Communities

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Kara Vermeulen (aka Ignixia)

The kink community often faces an internal battle of "old vs new," the TOG (40+ year olds) vs the TNG (18-35 year olds), two age groups that seem to mix like oil and water. In this class we'll discuss why this happens and how to bridge the gaps between the two generations.

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