Education from sexual pleasure workshops with self-defining women : a commentary

Eastham, Rachael and Hanbury, Ali (2021) Education from sexual pleasure workshops with self-defining women : a commentary. Sex Education, 21 (3). pp. 319-330. ISSN 1468-1811

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In this commentary, we reflect critically on the experience of delivering community-based sexual pleasure workshops for self-defining women in order to share lessons from our practice with others working in sex and sexualities education in higher education or in practice settings. Our discussion about facilitating these workshops in informal learning spaces contributes to the literature on pleasure inclusive sex and sexualities education. Specifically, it highlights the demand for spaces which women can think critically about sexuality and pleasure, and shares women’s perspectives on these workshops. We begin by addressing the context in which we delivered the sexual pleasure workshops and describe what we did and why. Next, we share reflections on what we have learned from delivering these workshops, before concluding with suggestions about what this may mean for pleasure inclusive sex and sexualities education more broadly.

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Sex Education
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?? sexual pleasureinformal educationriskworkshopswomeneducationsocial sciences (miscellaneous) ??
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