JPS Vol 1, Issue 3 correction!

Please be aware that the page numbers for the articles originally published in Journal of Positive Sexuality, Volume 1, Issue 3 (November 2016) were incorrect! We have reformatted the articles to the correct page numbers and uploaded the new PDF documents to reflect this. Please accept our apologies for this error. Please use the corrected […]

Manuscripts being accepted for review

Journal of Positive Sexuality is now accepting articles for the July issue. Please have your original manuscript to us no later than May 30 for review.

We are also publishing a special issue in November, in coordination with CARAS and NCSF, to include longer manuscripts. Please check our submission guidelines. Longer manuscripts […]

Volume 2, Issue 1 of JPS now available!

Volume 2, Issue 1 of Journal of Positive Sexuality is now live! Read new articles on asexual polyamory, the effects of sex-negative sex education, and learn about sex-positive feminist pornography. Also, in this issue, a special reflection on the inaugural volume of JPS, written by founding co-editors DJ Williams and Emily Prior.

Please consider submitting […]

NCSF and CPS Partner on Journal of Positive Sexuality

Non-Profit Outreach Education and Research Organization Center for Positive Sexuality is Pleased to Partner on Journal with National Coalition for Sexual Freedom!

LOS ANGELES (March 1, 2016) – On the heels of celebrating the one-year anniversary of their Journal of Positive Sexuality launched in February 2015, the Center for Positive Sexuality teams up with […]

CPS Research Affiliates Hard at Work

What have our Research Affiliates been up to? Check out their more recent publications and find out!

What Do(n’t) American Undergraduate Social Work Students Learn About Sex? A Content Analysis of Sex Positivity and Diversity in Five Popular HBSE Textbooks Critical Social Work, 2016

From Purple Roots to Dark, Sexy, and Diverse: The Past, Present, […]

JPS Call for Papers

Please consider submitting your unpublished work. Our amazing Editorial Board is waiting to see new, innovative, interesting, sex positive research. Volume II, Issue 1 is scheduled for February 2016. If you would like your manuscript considered for this issue, please submit your work no later than January 15, 2016.

Read our Submission Guidelines and submit […]

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JPS Vol I Issue 3 now available!

The last issue of 2015 features amazing articles from researchers at Idaho State University, Northern Illinois University, University of Alabama, Old Dominion University, Sam Houston State University, and College of the Canyons.

Topics covered in this issue include BDSM as an orientation, leisure science as it applies to BDSM practice, comparisons between BDSM and extreme […]

If You’re Against Sex Work You’re a Bigot

Beautifully written article by Connor Habib: http://www.thestranger.com/features/feature/2015/06/24/22436683/if-youre-against-sex-work-youre-a-bigot

As a follow up I recommend reading Responding to Academic Critiques of Sex Work by our Research Affiliate Dr. Jeremy Thomas: http://journalofpositivesexuality.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Responding-to-Academic-Critiques-of-Sex-Work-Thomas.pdf

New Issue Journal of Positive Sexuality Now Live!

We hope you enjoy the June 2015 issue of Journal of Positive Sexuality. This issue features articles from Kathryn Coleman, MA, M. Candace Christensen, PhD and Stephanie M. Hoover, PhD, and D J Williams, PhD.

Articles cover topics on the need for a social deconstruction and re-humanization of sexuality, working with survivors of sexual violence […]