Guest Blog: You’re Not Sexually Broken. Discover Your Stage of Sexuality!

by Jaiya, a Coalition Partner of NCSF I think that people often make the mistake of thinking that their sexuality is something that is static and unchanging or should be. We put pressure on ourselves to always have high libidos and endless passion. Stop!   Just like everything else in life, we …

Guest Blog: Polyamory and BDSM researchers need your help!

by Chris Deaton We are two graduate researchers out of Arizona State University who are working on BDSM related projects and are looking for additional input from the community. The projects have multiple phases depending on respondent’s status and desire for additional involvement. There is a survey for the polyamorous …

Guest Blog: Southwest Love Fest – Arizona’s First Conference on Ethical Non-Monogamy

By Matt Connolly April 6-8, 2018, marks the first time Tucson, Arizona will be the site of Arizona’s first conference on ethical non-monogamy, Southwest Love Fest (swlovefest.com). Created with the intention of establishing an annual forum to discuss the many aspects of non-monogamous relationships, this event will introduce an active …

Guest Blog: The Open Photo Project – An Artist Statement from Photographer Erika Kapin

Gloria was in the closet about being polyamorous for years. What it took for her to come out was being diagnosed with breast cancer. Upon diagnosis, she realized how short life is and that she wanted to be out and proud in all her identities. However, she still keeps her …

Guest Blog: Darkness

by Russell J. Stambaugh, PhD, DST, CSSP Back in April, the New York Times printed a review of Mary Gaitskill’s new book, “Somebody with a Little Hammer: Essays”. Those of you who have been paying close attention know that Gaitskill is the gifted author of the short story that became …