What: Sex and the Mind-Body-Spirit Connection
When: Saturday, November 15, 2008 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: All Souls Unitarian Church, 5805 E. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN 46226
How does brain function impact our sexual behavior? How do men and women experience pleasure differently? How does our spirituality influence our sexuality? How do the media, school, and contemporary culture impact our experience of sexuality? Investigate these questions and re-imagine your own sexuality within this holistic and interactive approach that features a panel discussion, multimedia presentations, personal journaling, as well as small- and large-group dialogue. Panelists include Steve Clapp, president of the Christian Community and author of Faith Matters: Teenagers, Religion, and Sexuality; Leslie Montgomery, director of programs for Planned Parenthood of Indiana and an experienced sex educator for youth and families; Dr. Michael Reece, director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion and professor of sexual health at Indiana University; and Stephanie Sanders, associate director/scientist at the Kinsey Institute and professor of gender studies at Indiana University. Kathleen Baldwin, certified sexuality educator with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, and owner of Tell Kathleen Anything, LLC, will moderate. This program is intended for adult audiences. Free. Presented by Planned Parenthood of Indiana; Christian Community; Indiana University Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction; and Indiana University Center for Sexual Health Promotion. Questions? Call 317-637-4343 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.
As is the experience for most sex educators, people are frequently asking me “how did you get into this line of work?” I think that’s understandable since most high school career days don’t include my chosen profession. While many people [...]