Sex Weekend Spring 2013 Schedule
Science Center lawn
Check out the SHEATH Sex Week table on the Science Center lawn! We will have safer sex supplies, educational materials, and interactive activities. Sex Week organizers, peer counseling groups, and representatives from Sex Week cosponsors will be on hand to answer any questions. Come say hi!
Thursday, March 28
The Body Electric: Tales of Desire, Sex, and Relationships
7:30pm, Fong Auditorium
Join us as we kickoff the first ever Sex Weekend at Harvard! Featuring Harvard students performing poetry, music, and spoken-word inspired by desire, love, heart-break, and grappling with issues of gender, sexuality, and sexual identity.
Cosponsored by Speak Out Loud
Friday, March 29
dis(ABLE)d: A Lecture on the Intersection of Disabilities and Sex
5pm, Boylston 105
Dr. AndreA Neumann-Mascis presents a lecture on the intersection of disabilities and sexuality. Dr.AndreA Neumann-Mascis is a clinical psychologist with areas of specialty that include gender variance, trauma and physical and psychiatric disability. AndreA founded and developed The Meeting Point: a Multidimensional Center for Healing and Growth in Jamaica Plain, MA. The Meeting Point serves the LGBTQ community, survivors and the disability community, and is growing to meet the unique strengths and needs of queer people and their allies through community activity and personalized approaches to wellness. In this lecture, Dr. Neumann-Mascis will challenge the notion that having a disability strips one of their sexual identity and help the audience reevaluate their own bodies in relation to their sexuality.
BRO: Examining Masculinity in College
7pm, Sever 113
What does it mean to be a man in college? What are the expectations and pressures facing young men and how do they impact the way we interact with others? Join our panel as we attempt to understand what it means to be a “bro” in a college environment.
Cosponsored by Harvard Men Against Rape
Saturday, March 30
Virgin Territory: Redefining Virginity
2:00pm, Ticknor Lounge
What counts as “losing it?” What if I don’t have penile-vaginal sex? What does virginity even mean? Join filmmaker Therese Shechter as we examine these questions and more, featuring clips from her upcoming movie, How to Lose Your Virginity
Harvard College Munch Presents: Negotiation and Consent: A Workshop
4:00pm, Science Center 309A
Ever found yourself in a situation where you needed to say no? Or do you ever want to tell someone about what you enjoy, but had trouble with it? In this workshop, we’ll discuss the importance of consent and offer advice on how to talk about consent comfortably with others. We’ll also cover negotiation with partners about what you want to do, what you might want to try, and what you do not want to do. Look forward to a plethora of mini-skits, games, and consensual audience participation! There will be free pizza served!
Cosponsored by the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response
“Fish Without Bicycles”: A Forum on the Practice of Feminism and Relationships
7:00pm, Sever 113
“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.”
Feminism means breaking free of societal expectations and norms. But what does being a feminist mean in the context of interpersonal relations? What issues can come about as a result of being in a relationship and maintaining feminist values? Join us as we think and discuss these questions and more in a forum based conversation.
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