Academic Writing: Tips for Creating a Good Introduction

By DJ Williams, Co-Founder Journal of Positive Sexuality, Social and Behavioral Scientist Idaho State University Many new writers underestimate the importance of writing a good Introduction (I’m capitalizing here, given it is the formal title of a manuscript heading)....

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Service Professionals Needed for Sexual Attitudes Study

If you’re a professional providing services (e.g. psychologist, massage therapist, realtor, spiritual advisor), we’re interested in your knowledge and attitudes toward relationships and sexuality topics. Research is largely missing professionals’ attitudes or training...

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Volume 8, Issue 2 Now Available!

Enjoy three new manuscripts covering the topics of Research Ethics, Female Masturbation Studies, and Online Hookup App Use. Frazer Heritage warns of the complications around conducting online research about online fetish communities. Carrie Bohmer, et al., provide a...

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What is a Literature Review?

Once you have a general idea of a research topic in mind, it's best to begin with conducting a literature review. A literature review is exactly what it sounds like, sifting through the published work on your topic to figure out what has already been researched and...

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How Do I Do Sex Research?

So you want to do sex research? This series will guide student and emergent researchers through the process of conducting a research study. Although the process is the same regardless of what subject you wish to research, there are a few notes along the way for those...

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Race and Sexuality Research Awards – Call for Proposals

Call for proposals for 2022 Race and Sexuality Research Awards is open. Submissions due by August 31, 2022. Proposals are welcomed from researchers at any level, including community members unaffiliated with academic institutions, and anyone can apply. We welcome...

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Volume 8, Issue 1 Available!

Enjoy two new manuscripts covering the topics of #HotGirlScience and the need for more sex-positive nursing home environments. Candace Hargons and Shemeka Thorpe discuss the fun, sex-positive aspects of Black sexualities and feminisms and a move towards...

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Volume 7, Issue 2 now available!

The editors of Journal of Positive Sexuality bring you 2 new manuscripts. The first article is a follow-up report on an installation that was available during 2020's SexPosCon, The Graphic Sex Project. Findings support the potential application of this tool in...

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SPC Proposal Deadline Sept 30

Proposal Deadline Extended! The new deadline is September 30, 2021. Last chance to share your work with a worldwide audience with the ease of presenting from home, before we return to our standard conference setup. We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for...

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