Thursday, May 20th, 2021
Friday, May 21st, 2021
S.L.A.M. is a virtual sexuality education conference that centers the contributions, experiences and expertise of educators of Color, while challenging the isms and institutions that keep sex education white-washed, basic, and ineffective. By bringing together sex educators, therapists, and clinical Sexperts of color to speak, S.L.A.M. offers an innovative approach to conferences and sex education.
Join us on May 20th, 2021 & May 21st for two days of professional development workshops that center historical trauma, race, disability, Blackness, and pleasure.
-Justine Ang Fonte, M.Ed, MPH
MORNING KEYNOTE*- Decentering Beauty & Success from Whiteness: navigating an image-centric world through an Asian diasporic lens
-Jaxson Benjamin , Don't 'dis' me: The Importance of Including Disabled Identities in Sex Education
-Tatiyanna Shirley, Underdog turned Superhero: Introducing the Clitoris
-Hunter, MA MPH - I only leave once: How to create and stand by your boundaries
-Gabrielle S. Evans, MPH, CHES & Shemeka Thorpe, PhD
Let’s Not Forget: Historical & Reproductive Trauma Among Black and Native Women
-Robin Wilson-Beattie, #DisabilityDesired: Devotees, Wannabes, and Attraction to Disability
-Tamela R. McDonald, LPC, CPCS, NCC, CCMHC.
Heaux Tales: A Celebration of Mental Health, Female Sexuality and Sensuality
-Erica Castillo, Healing Through Body Literacy
-Stephanie Zapata, S.L.A.M. Founder, Closing Keynote
For full session descriptions and speaker bios, please download the free PDF HERE
For accessibility questions/info please email: SLAMaccessibility@gmail.com
ACCESSIBILITY INFO: All speakers and sessions will utilize power point accessible designs for inclusivity.
Slides will be formatted with clean font (Verdana or Arial), minimum size 24, with strongly contrasting colors, and Alt text added for all images.
Speakers will have slides available in PDF format, as well as pre-typed transcription of their session. Each file will be linked LIVE by moderator when the session begins.
LIVE Closed Captioning will be provided for all talks through PowerPoint.
For group tickets (3+) and outside of Turtle Island (U.S.) purchasing, please email StephanieSpeaksHere@gmail.com with the full names, email addresses, quantity, and ticket tier you would like to purchase.
TICKETING INFO: After purchasing you will receive an automated receipt/confirmation email from WhenNow.com. This confirms your place for the conference.
On May 1st, 2021 all participants will receive an additional email with the CONFERENCE ZOOM LINK.
The conference will take place in ONE zoom room so you do not have to worry about multiple logins or zoom links.
Reminder not to worry if you do not receive an automatic message with the zoom link after purchasing. That will come in May when the room is live!
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Recordings will be sent out the Monday after the conference closes. They will be available for one week (7 days) before expiring.