Remember that February 28th is Metamour Day!

Thank you to Anna D. Hirsch with PositivelyPolyAnna.com for creating Metamour Day cards As Valentine’s Day approaches, the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) reminds everyone that there is a wide range of relationship structures that are typically marginalized. In honor of interpersonal relationship diversity, we celebrate February 28th as Metamour …

Vi Johnson is presented with the NCSF’s Race Bannon Advocacy Award

On December 15, 2020, Russell Stambaugh and Susan Wright presented Viola Johnson with the 2020 Race Bannon Advocacy Award in a video ceremony.  Vi was awarded for her pioneering work on the Carter/Johnson Library in Evansville Indiana. The video ceremony includes NCSF’s presentation, Vi’s acceptance, and a tour of the …

2020 Consent Survey Report

The 2020 Consent Survey Report by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and UNC Charlotte’s Drs. Jessamyn Bowling and Rob Cramer focuses on nonconsensual experiences within the alt-sex communities. Encompassing kink, polyamory, leather, fetish, and swinger communities, these individuals often face marginalization and stigma. Based on a survey of nearly …

Best Practices for Consent to Kink

NCSF’s Consent Counts program has updated our Best Practices for Consent to Kink. This 10-point list starts with: 1. All activities must receive prior consent explicitly by verbal or written agreement rather than through gestures, body language or past behavior. The objective of Consent Counts is to decriminalize sexual conduct …