Sexual Justice and Rights:
Women of Color Sexual Health Network - www.wocshn.org – a national directory of women of color sex educators, as well as resources on sexual justice as it relates to race and gender.
University of Victoria's anti.violence.project www.antiviolenceproject.org – educating the public about gender, sex, and consent.
California’s Affirmative Consent Law: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140SB967
Pervocracy “What I Mean when I say I’m Sex Positive”: http://pervocracy.blogspot.com/2013/05/what-i-mean-when-i-say-im-sex-positive.html
National Coalition for Sexual Freedom - https://ncsfreedom.org/
Learn about how genitalia form: https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/oh-joy-sex-toy-genitalia-101
Condom Finder: www.Condomfinder.org – find free condoms
Condomania – huge variety of condoms, including custom-fit: www.condomania.com.
Medically accurate fact sheets on STI’s:
Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/std/healthcomm/fact_sheets.htm
Planned Parenthood: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-info/stds-hiv-safer-sex/
Planned Parenthood provides STI screenings, as well as other sexual and reproductive health services.
Cares Community Health is a medical health clinic specializing in working with people living with HIV/AIDS. They provide free STI testing, as well as other services.
1500 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95811
Women’s Health Specialists provides women’s health and reproductive services. www.womenshealthspecialists.org
If you are a college student, check your college campus – they most likely have a clinic on campus where you can access STI testing and other reproductive health services at an affordable rate.
Need health insurance? Contact the Gender Health Center to schedule an enrollment appointment. http://thegenderhealthcenter.org/GetEnrolled/index.html
For Teens, Youth and Parents:
Sex+ YouTube channel by Laci Green - http://www.youtube.com/user/lacigreen
Scarleteen.com - a website dedicated to providing quality, medically accurate, non-judgmental information about sex, sexuality, and bodies to teens and young adults.
The Sex Positive Parent – resources for parents who want to raise their children to have an empowered, consent-based sense of sexuality. www.thesexpositiveparent.com
A Kid's First Book About Sex and The Playbook For Kids About Sex:
E-books by Joani Blank available at http://www.joaniblank.com/kidsbooks.htm
What Makes a Baby - Kids’ book – an inclusive look at how families are made, by Cory Silverburg.
Gender Spectrum https://www.genderspectrum.org/ For gender-expansive (i.e., transgender and gender non-conforming) kids and their families.
Rubin, Gayle. Thinking sex: Notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality. In Carole S. Vance (Ed.), Pleasure and danger: Exploring female sexuality, pp. 267–319. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Woodford, H. E. (2013) Sex positivity in sexual education and happiness among young adults: A master’s thesis project. Sacramento State, 2012.
Nichols, M. (2006) Psychotherapeutic Issues with “Kinky” Clients. Journal of Homosexuality, 50:2-3, 281-300http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J082v50n02_14
More Than Two
A website by, for, and about polyamorists - www.morethantwo.com
In depth Q & A on how and why polyamorous relationships work: www.morethantwo.com/polyamory
The Relationship Bill of Rights: https://www.morethantwo.com/relationshipbillofrights.html
Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino, 2008.
The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy, 2011.
For General/Personal Sexual Learning/Exploration:
The Sex & Pleasure Book: Good Vibrations Guide to Great Sex for Everyone by Shar Rednour and Carol Queen, 2015.
Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century, by Barbara Carrellas, 2011.
The Ultimate Guide to Kink: BDSM, Role Play and the Erotic Edge, by Tristan Taormino, 2012.
Haines, S. (2007) Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma
Haines, S. (1999) The Survivor's Guide to Sex: How to Have an Empowered Sex Life After Child Sexual Abuse
Our Whole Lives – lifespan sex ed curriculum. Published by the Universlist Unitarian Church. http://www.uua.org/re/owl
Sex Nerd Sandra podcast – available on iTunes, Stitcher and www.sexnerdsandra.com.
Society of Janus – http://www.soj.org – a resource for people interested in BDSM/kink.
Mental Health and Social Services:
The Gender Health Center – affordable counseling for everyone, as well as additional services for the transgender community. www.TheGenderHealthCenter.org
Kink Aware Professionals – A directory of professionals, including mental health, who are sex-positive and nonjudgmental about kink and BDSM: https://ncsfreedom.org/key-programs/kink-aware-professionals/kap-program-page.html
Open List – A directory of professionals, including mental health, who work competently and non-judgmentally with polyamorous, swinger, and open relationship community: http://openingup.net/open-list/
Sex Work Related:
Sex Worker Outreach Project Sacramento - http://www.swopsacramento.org - offering a variety of services to sex workers, including Sexual and General Health, Personal Safety while working in the Sex Trade, Sex Worker Interface and Capacity Building Programs, Exiting from Sex Work , Benefits, welfare and debt advice, Lifestyle changes, Prevention and Harm Reduction.
St. James Infirmary www.StJamesInfirmary.org - sex worker inclusive health clinic in the Bay Area.
Cal-PEP - California Prostitutes Education Project - http://www.calpep.org
Sex Workers Outreach Project National - http://www.swopusa.org
Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (HIPS) www.hips.org
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