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

WHEN: Sundays 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 slide decks 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 “On Your Knees : Black Femmes Raised By The Church ” 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


  • RESCHEDULED FOR JULY 11 Sunday January 3, 2021: Goody Howard, MSW, MPH “Sensuality v Sexuality: How to Live More Sensually” Register here
  • Sunday January 10, 2021: Jazz Goldman “Birthday Edition: Anyone can Dance – Anyone can Funk” 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: “How to Have Better Sex:  A Conversation For and With Straight Men” Register here



  • Sunday March 7, 2021: Jade F. Hillery, MPH, CD (DTI) Topic: Promoting Healing through Sensual and Erotic Movement Register here
  • Sunday March 14, 2021: Jukebox Jones “Healthy Swirling: Avoiding Anti-Blackness in Interracial Relationships” Register here
  • Sunday March 21, 2021: James Wadley, PhD, CSTS, LPC, NCC, IMHF Topic: “Tenured: Elevating Blackness in the Academy Through Sexuality Education and Advocacy” 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: Maisha Najuma Aza, MSW, CMT, Tantric Shaman Topic: “Black Girl Tantra’s 7 Sacred Principles for Erotic Embodiment and Sexual Freedom” Register here
  • Sunday April 25, 2021: Kalash Magenta Fire, CMT, MSW Topic: “Black Self-Care and Grief Relief” Register here


  • Sunday May 2, 2021: NO Session
  • Sunday May 9, 2021: Sunny Megatron “The Psychological Appeal of BDSM” Register here
  • Sunday May 16, 2021 NO BLACK SWEAT
  • Sunday May 23, 2021: Shemeka Thorpe, PhD Topic: “It’s My Burden To Carry”: Black Women and Sexual Pain Register here
  • Sunday May 30, 2021: Tracie Q. Gilbert, PhD “Applied BSE: Helping Clients Move through Racialization as a Barrier to Sexual Empowerment” Register here


  • Sunday June 6, 2021: Crystal Ellis, MPH Topic: “Greek Hazing: Rite of Passage, or a Bad Introduction Into BDSM?” Register here
  • Sunday June 13, 2021: Gwen Butler, LCSW, CST “Sex… It’s in the Bible” Register here
  • Sunday June 20, 2021: Alexandria Williams (Sexology Bae) Topic: “Beyond Beauty Standards & Body Image: Race & Fatphobia” Register here
  • Sunday June 27, 2021: Cameron Glover Topic: “The Business of Sex Ed” Register here


  • Sunday July 4, 2021: Tyrone Davis Jr. Topic: “I Am Not Your BBC (Big Black C0ck): The Racist Myth of the BBC and Impacts on Black Men in America” Register here
  • Sunday July 11, 2021: Goody Howard, MSW, MPH Topic: “Sensual Intelligence” Register here
  • Sunday July 18, 2021: Brena Jean Topic: “Brena Jean, Live from a Lipedema Body!” Register here
  • Sunday July 25, 2021: Jazz Goldman Topic: Love Apocalyptic-High on the Hog Register here

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