Consent on the Edge
Understanding and negotiating extreme power transfer play in a kink or BDSM context.
Tue, Oct 23 from 7pm - 9pm
Consent is the defining element separating sexual intercourse and rape or alternative relationships and domestic abuse. Add in "consensual non-consent" relationship dynamics, where consent may seem like a grey area to an outside observer, and you have a very complex subject.
In this class, we will talk over the various definitions and styles of consent and contrast many of them. This will not be about a "one true way" but rather give each attendee the tools to consciously enter into and navigate their own relationships, defining their boundaries as they see fit. We will also talk about what to do when consent breaks down and how to survive that transition and repair things when it does. Come prepared to participate in verbal exercises and group discussion.
All sexes, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, relationship orientations, religions are welcome and celebrated.
Cost at the door: $30.
No late entry will be allowed due to the intimate nature of this workshop. Doors will be locked at 10 minutes after the start time.
Questions may be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Educator:
Jim Duvall is a sexuality activist who teaches on a variety of topics from erotic photography to rope bondage all over North America. They are a founder of the Center for Sex Positive Culture (CSPC) and the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. Jim is a past President and Board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and CSPC, and the current Secretary of the Board for the Pan Eros Foundation. Visit JimDuvall.com for more information about their art, workshops, and activism.
This event is presented by the Pan Eros Foundation. Please go to TheFSPC.org for more information.