Schedule of Events

Schedule Overview

Friday, February 23

Location: Sexploratorium at 1800 S. Broadway, Denver

  • 6PM: Registration begins! You can check in early and get your bag of goodies!
  • 6-9PM: Reception
    This event includes music, games, hors d’oeuvres, and our first keynote speaker, Entanglement! This local troop will help us explore and ask questions about a variety of kinks that educators may have directly experienced. Self-tying (Shabari), e-stimulation, and impact play will all be featured as you get to know the other conference participants.

The Sexploratorium is a sober space that serves a variety of mocktails.

Saturday, February 24

Location: University of Denver, Sturm Hall

  • 8-9AM: Registration and continental breakfast
  • 9:00-10:15AM: Session 1
  • 10:30-11:45AM: Session 2
  • 12-2PM: Lunch on your own
  • 2PM-3:15PM: Session 3
  • 3:30-5PM: Session 4
  • 5-7PM: Dinner in Community Commons Enjoy this complimentary buffet right next door to the main building! Vegetarian and meat options.

Location: Davis Auditorium in Strum Hall

  • 7-8:30PM Keynote: Lee Harrington

Sunday, February 25

Location: University of Denver, Sturm Hall

  • 8:30-9:30AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 9:30-11:30AM: Keynote: Dr. Sarah LaChance Adams explores Ethical Seduction
  • 11:30-12PM: Acknowledgements and closing remarks

Workshops at a Glance

Workshop Schedule at a Glance

Please find the complete list and descriptions of our workshops and presenters below.

Workshops and Panels

Saturday Morning

How to Teach STI Education Without it Feeling Like a Scare Tactic

Presenter: HeyDenver

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Intersex Variations: Understanding the Biology of Gender

Presenter: Fawn O’Breitzman

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De-mystifying the Magical Pelvic Floor

Presenter: Taka Carnes

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“Sex is Like Pizza—Even When It’s Bad, It’s Still Pretty Good”: Increasing Pleasure by Increasing Consent Communication

Presenter: Megan Healy

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Transforming Sex Education via Disability Justice: A Workshop for Educators and Other Professionals

Presenter: Laura Millar

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Sex & Love Around the World: A Deep Dive Into Cultural Influences on Sexuality & Sexual Function

Presenter: Tatyannah King

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Educación Sexual en Familias Hispanas” Sex Ed in Hispanic Families

Presenter: Melba Easter-Velázquez, BSW, MBA, MSOL

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“Can you… do it?” An Exploration of Sex and Disability

Presenter: Samantha Slawson

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Spoonful of Sugar: Integrating Sex Ed Into Erotica

Presenters: Joe Filippone & Stina French

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Exploring Female Rape Fantasies

Presenter: Marissa Zumbo

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Saturday Afternoon

The F*ing Truth About Vaginal/Vulvar Pleasure

Presenter: Leighanna Nordstrom

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Reclamation of Black Pleasure Through Kink & TICK

Presenter: Ginger Desire

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Sex and Psychedelics 101: Pleasure Research and Healing

Presenter: Bria Tavakoli

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Science is Sexy: Integrating Science and Sex Ed for High Schoolers

Presenter: Carlee Taga

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Centering Equity in Consent: A Path Forward

Presenter: Selina Leilani

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Panel: Exploring the Intersection of Entertainment/Mass Media and Sex Education

Moderators: Fawn O’Breitzman and Stina French

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How to Help People Enjoy Sex After Sex Assault

Presenter: Eric Attard

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Does Ethical Nonmonogamy Work? What the Research says

Presenter: Lindsay Hayes

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Sex Ed Squad: Why Teens Teaching Teens Is the Real Deal!

Presenter: Carlee Taga/Peer Counselor

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In Support of Safe Spaces: How to Respond When Abuse Shows Up Disguised as BDSM

Presenter: Janet Rose

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