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Advocacy

We're proud to be an advocate for change. The following position papers reflect our stance on sexual health, identity, and human rights.

Our Vision of Sexual Health
AASECT affirms the fundamental value of sexuality as an inherent, essential, and beneficial dimension of being human. Read more

Black Lives Matter: A Commitment from the AASECT Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists joins its membership in collective mourning and outrage over the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and countless other murders not captured on video or highlighted in the media. Read more

Position on Sex Addiction

Position on the Dignity and Rights of Transgender, Gender Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming Individuals

Position Statement Opposing Ban of Trans in Military

Position on Reparative Therapy

Position on FOSTA-SESTA and its Impact on Consensual Sex Work and the Chilling of Sexual Speech

Position on Sexuality Education

Position on Consent and Sexual Violence

Position Statement on Abortion

Position on Sexuality Education

Position on Touch and the AASECT Certified Professional

Position on Sexual Expression Including Orientation and Identity

NCSF Sexual Freedom Resolution