2020 At-A-Glance


The 5th annual AltSex NYC Conference will be held on Friday, May 1, 2020 at the Jerry Orbach Theater.
Attendees will receive 6 AASECT and/or NYS SW CE credits.

9 to 9:15AM — Welcome Address by Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Alex Pitagora, PhD

9:15 to 10:15AM — KEYNOTE SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON! (We can’t wait to tell you who it is!)

10:15 to 10:30AM — Break

10:30 to 11AM — Shanequa Sheila Anderson presents From the DSM to BDSM: The Role of High-Intensity Kink Play in the Healing and Liberation of Black Women

11 to 11:30AM — Alex Snell presents Bate On, Bros: A Safe Space to Heal Sexual Shame for Men Who Like to Masturbate

11:30AM to 12PM — Smitty Buckler presents Queer and Trans Porn Embody Sexual Self-Reclamation through Objectification of the Self as Other

12 to 12:30PM — Cyndi Darnell presents Reclaiming Shame—When Porn Informs Therapy

12:30 to 2PM — Lunch off-site: Enjoy New York City’s Broadway Theater District!

2 to 2:30PM — Mark Wolfe presents Light in the shadows: Therapeutic Explorations of Fantasy and Fear

2:30 to 3PM — Tatyannah King presents Can You Be Demisexual and Still Swipe Right?

3 to 3:30PM — Lydia Hamel presents Relationship Anarchy as a Tool for Empowerment

3:30 to 4PM — Britta Love presents Healing Through Whoredom: From Patriarchy to Embodiment

4 to 4:15PM — Break

4:15 to 5:15PM — James Wadley presents “I love you but you need to take yo’ ass home”—Boundary Formation, Maintenance, and Severance in Polyamorous Relationships

5:15 to 6PM — Panel Discussion (all speakers): Alt Sex and Self-Reclamation

The 5th Annual AltSex NYC Conference is produced by
Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Alex Pitagora, PhD.

PROGRAM APPROVED: The AltSexNYC Conference has been approved by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as a continuing education provider (# 0314) for licensed social workers. Attendees will receive 6 NYS SW CE Credits.

PROGRAM APPROVED:  This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 AASECT CE Credits. These CE Credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.


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