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CatalystCon Midwest

In April I will be part of a panel discussing Affirmative Consent and Abuse Awareness in Alternative Communities at CatalystCon MidWest. I attended CatalystCon last year and added a ton of new tools to my knowledge bank of sex positive culture. I wrote about my first experience negotiating with Reid Meliko's 11 minute safer sex elevator speech in my blog CatalystCon Confessions

I have written about consent issues and safe negotiation strategies before. "While I Was Hogtied" was a piece I wrote describing the importance of negotiating, and why we trust people who didn't earn it. I also wrote "How to Negotiate Like a Kinkster" which discusses the basics of communicating a risk-aware, consensual sexual experience. Kinksters have been masters of consent for a while. We might just be the best people to teach affirmative consent culture to in the mainstream. 

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