Allies

NCSF actively works with our allied organizations who support the rights and well-being of kinky and non-monogamous people, groups and businesses.

AASECT – the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists is devoted to the promotion of sexual health by the development and advancement of the fields of sexual therapy, counseling, and education. AASECT’s mission is the advancement of the highest standards of professional practice for educators, counselors and therapists.

The Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians is an interdisciplinary professional organization dedicated to improving the sexual expression and lives of persons of African descent.

The American Psychology Association’s Task Force on Consensual Non-Monogamy promotes awareness and inclusivity about consensual non-monogamy and diverse expressions of intimate relationships. These include but are not limited to: people who practice polyamory, open relationships, swinging, relationship anarchy and other types of ethical, non-monogamous relationships.

CARAS – the Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities is a national-level, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that supports research addressing understudied sexualities, with a current focus on kink/BDSM/leather/fetish sexualities and consensual non-monogamous relationships such as polyamory.

Diverse Sexualities Research and Education Institute – DSREI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, which promotes, supports, and inspires excellence in research and education on aspects of sexuality, gender, and relationships which are not accepted by the dominant culture.

Free Speech Coalition is the the national trade association to the adult entertainment and pleasure products industry, the FSC’s mission is to lead, protect, and support the growth and well-being of businesses and workers in the adult industry, as well as the communities to which they belong.

Journal of Positive Sexuality is an online peer-reviewed academic journal that focuses on all aspects of positive sexuality as described in the Center for Positive Sexuality purpose statement. The journal is multidisciplinary and is designed to be accessible and beneficial to a large and diverse readership, including academics, policymakers, clinicians, educators, and students.

Kink Knowledgeable Program is an online academy to teach and mentor psychotherapists in developing their skills, knowledge and competencies in working with clients who practice BDSM.

Kink the Vote – Are you registered to vote? YOU can make the Difference in your Community, your State and our Nation!

Leather Archives & Museum is a library, museum and archives pertaining to Leather, fetishism, sadomasochism, and alternative sexual practices.

The Sharmus Outlaw Advocacy and Rights Institute (SOAR Institute) works to shift minds, hearts, and skills of service providers, communities, and policy makers to benefit those involved in the sex industry, trafficked individuals, and related communities.

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Rooted in anti-oppression principles, their work aims to create a world where all people are free from oppression. TNLR strengthens our communities through organizing, education, and the provision of support services.

TASHRA is a community-based non-profit with the important mission of bettering the health and healthcare experiences of individuals who are involved in alternative sexualities. As champions of Kink Competent Healthcare, TASHRA supports empirical research on this misunderstood and often pathologized sexual-minority.

The Woodhull Freedom Foundation’s mission is to affirm sexual freedom as a fundamental human right.