BLACK SWEAT is a professional development opportunity to learn from emergent and seasoned BLACK sexuality professionals.

WHEN: Sundays beginning in October 2020 at 12pm PT / 2pm CT / 3pm ET

Each session offers 1 AASECT CE. To receive the 1 CE for the session you desire, you must register for that particular session. Each session has its own independent link to reserve your seat! Each registrant will receive an email with information 72 hours prior to the event.

ACCESSIBILITY: If powerpoint is used we will use font 24+ in size, offer RTF handouts, and videos viewed will include subtitles in English and / or transcripts. Please contact Bianca at to inquire about access needs and ensure yours are met and honored. If you require ASL or BSL interpretation please let us know 2 weeks before the session you wish to attend.



  • Sunday October 4, 2020: Jessica M. Johnson, PhDWicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World” Register here (fundraising session for BSL and CART)
  • Sunday October 11, 2020: Clarissa Francis, MA, CSE “Let Freedom C.U.M.”- Freeing Black Bodies Through Pleasure Activism Register here
  • Sunday October 18, 2020: Marla Renee Stewart, MA “The Future of Black Kink” Register here
  • Sunday October 25, 2020:  Shani Hart “CBD and Sexuality” Register here


  • Sunday November 1, 2020: Jazz Goldman “Love Apocalyptic” a radical Remembrance Ritual to honor the Dead Register here
  • Sunday November 8, 2020: Erin Tillman  “Being a Better Ally to Your Black (Potential) Partner” Register here
  • Sunday November 15, 2020: La Shonda Lipscomb, M.Ed “Sex! An Empowering, Healthy, and Honest Discussion” Register here
  • Sunday November 22, 2020: Samantha Bellony “Compassion+Pleasure” Register here
  • Sunday November 29, 2020: Asha Lerae “Blurred Lines: The Grey Areas of Consent” Register here


  • Sunday December 6, 2020: ANTE UP! SAR register here
  • Sunday December 13, 2020: PRIVATE SAR No session
  • Sunday December 20, 2020 PRIVATE SAR No session
  • Sunday December 27, 2020: Jazz Goldman “Anyone can Dance – Anyone can Fuck” Register here


  • Sunday January 3, 2021: Goody Howard, MSW, MPH “Sensuality v Sexuality: How to Live More Sensually” Register here
  • Sunday January 10, 2021: Jazz Goldman “Birth”: A Discussion on Orgasmic Birth Register here
  • Sunday January 17, 2021: Scotney Young, LGSW “Talking to Children About Porn” Register here
  • Sunday January 24, 2021: La Shonda Lipscomb, M.Ed Topic: TBA Register here



  • Sunday March 7, 2021: Jade F. Hillery, MPH, CD (DTI) Topic: TBA Register here
  • Sunday March 14, 2021: Maisha Najuma Aza Topic: TBA Register here
  • Sunday March 21, 2021: James Wadley, PhD, CSTS, LPC, NCC, IMHF Topic: TBA Register here
  • Sunday March 28, 2021: Kalash Magenta Fire, CMT, MSW “Black Self-Care and Grief Relief” Register here


  • Sunday April 4, 2021: Chanel Jaali Marshall, MFT, MHS “Sex Talk: Investigating the Sexual Development and Sexual Attitudes of African American Women” Register here
  • Sunday April 11, 2021: Sonya Renee Taylor “A Conversation About Sex, Radical Body + Self Love” Register here
  • Sunday April 18, 2021: Jukebox Jones “Healthy Swirling: Avoiding Anti-Blackness in Interracial Relationships” Register here
  • Sunday April 25, 2021: Kalash Magenta Fire, CMT, MSW Topic: TBA Register here


  • Sunday May 2, 2021: Shadeen Francis, LMFT Topic: TBA Register here
  • Sunday May 9, 2021: Sunny Megatron “The Psychological Appeal of BDSM” Register here
  • Sunday May 16, 2021 NO BLACK SWEAT
  • Sunday May 23, 2021
  • Sunday May 30, 2021


  • Sunday June 6, 2021
  • Sunday June 13, 2021: Gwen Butler, LCSW, CST “Sex… It’s in the Bible” Register here
  • Sunday June 20, 2021
  • Sunday June 27, 2021

BLACK SWEAT also a homage to the song and video where Prince (finally!) featured a dark skinned Black woman. View video here

Song: Black Sweat
Artist: Prince
Licensed to YouTube by: SME; UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, UMPG Publishing, CMRRA, LatinAutor, UMPI, LatinAutor – UMPG, Global Music Rights LLC, and 3 Music Rights Societies