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Pleasure as Resistance: Sexual Self Care & Social Justice

  • EVERYBODY 1845 North San Fernando Road Los Angeles, CA, 90065 United States (map)

Many of us are fighting hard against oppression, trying to heal and change the world through our jobs, our art, and various styles of activism. We must take care of ourselves to maintain stamina for this important work, and it is easy to leave our bodies and especially our sexualities out of the self care equation.

In this workshop, we’ll explore the repressive systems that keep us separate from our own bodies and demonstrate how sexual self care can be a path toward healing, wholeness and power. We will share tools to bring more embodiment, communication, pleasure, and resilience into our lives.

While there will be no nudity or explicit material, this workshop is most appropriate for adults. We will meet in the EVERYBODY RISE/HEAL studio.

$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

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Tristan Taormino is an author, sex educator, speaker, and host of the radio show Sex Out Loud. She lectures and teaches workshops around the world and runs a consulting business for sexuality professionals.

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Jamila Dawson, LMFT is a polyamorous, kinky, queer sex therapist, speaker, and educator. She specializes in counseling around sexuality and non-traditional relationships, provides coaching, and conducts trainings and seminars for clinicians and the general public.

Vanessa Carlisle, PhD is an author, educator, sex worker rights activist and co-host of the podcast On the Dresser. She lectures and teaches workshops on a range of topics and coaches private clients.


Earlier Event: September 17