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.

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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Please consider submitting your unpublished work.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.

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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 […]

New Articles Coming Soon!

Three new articles have recently been accepted for publication and are now being formatted. Check soon for an essay on the social construction of sexual orientation, a call for practitioners to use a sex positive perspective when helping survivors of sexual assault, and a discussion on the need for social work practice to be more […]

New Editorial Board Members!

Journal of Positive Sexuality is happy to announce the addition of three new Editorial Board members.

Dr. Joye Swan is Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Woodbury University. Dr. Swan’s research looks at sexual risk-taking in intimate relationships as well as perceptions of nonheterosexual and nonmonogamous sexual relationships.

Dr. Kevin Aho is Professor and […]