No Pain, No Gain? Therapeutic and Relational Benefits of Subspace in BDSM Contexts

“No Pain, No Gain? Therapeutic and Relational Benefits of Subspace in BDSM Contexts” by Dulcinea Pitagora was published online in The Journal of Positive Sexuality in November, 2016, and can be read in its entirety here, or by clicking the image below.

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The Kink-Poly Confluence

“The Kink-Poly Confluence: Relationship Intersectionality in Marginalized Communities” by Dulcinea Pitagora was published online in Sexual & Relationship Therapy on March 4, 2016, and can be read in its entirety here, or by clicking the image below.

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Intimate Partner Violence in Sadomasochistic Relationships

“Intimate Partner Violence in Sadomasochistic Relationships” by Dulcinea Pitagora was published online in Sexual & Relationship Therapy on October 20, 2015, and can be found here, or by clicking the image below.

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The (In)visibility of Gender Diversity in Graduate Level Education

While the abstract below refers to the lack of education on gender diversity in graduate level psychology programs and to the pathologization of gender diversity in related literature, it’s clear that the reification of heteronormative gender roles is also rampant in the field of social work (Hicks, 2014). As someone who holds master’s degrees in […]

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The Scaffolding of Sexual Consent

The definition of sexual consent remains a contentious and controversial topic. Some accept a broad definition of consent that allows for implied agreement, while others insist that sexual consent should always be explicitly stated. To those unfamiliar, BDSM interactions might seem to exemplify coercive sexual practices, though consent is integral in non-pathological BDSM interactions. The […]

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Support Needs and Resources of Sexual Minority Women with Breast Cancer

“Support Needs and Resources of Sexual Minority Women with Breast Cancer” by Laurie Paul, Dulcinea Pitagora, Brienne Brown, Adrian Tworecke, and Lisa Rubin was published online in Psycho-Oncology on November 28, 2013, and can be read here, or by clicking the image below.

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