Dulcinea Pitagora is an AltSex NYC Conference co-organizer; licensed therapist; adjunct professor; and the founder of ManhattanAlternative.com. Pitagora holds a Master of Arts in Psychology from the New School for Social Research, a Master of Social Work from New York University, and a Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University, and is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and a doctoral candidate at Widener University’s clinical sexology PhD program. Pitagora has a practice in NYC working with individuals, couples, and multi-partner relationships that is collaborative, person-centered, and strengths-based, and focuses on self-determination and empowerment. Pitagora teaches sexual health at New York University, and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences on the topics of alternative sexuality and gender diversity. Pitagora also conducts research, lectures, and seminars pertaining to these communities.