About this Episode
In this week of the Sex Series, we focus on gender with Dr. Alex Iantaffi — sex and gender expert, licensed therapist, and Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. This episode is for anyone looking to better understand the role of gender in clients’ lives, including how people can change and express their gender identity. Considering gender from both its biological and societal roots, we look at how gender plays a role in our relationships and interactions with family, friends, partners and strangers.
Alex Iantaffi, PhD, MS, LMFT is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. They work as a therapist, writer and independent scholar on Dakota and Anishinaabe territories, Turtle Island, also known as Minneapolis, MN. Alex has researched, presented and published extensively on gender, disability, sexuality, bisexuality, polyamory, BDSM, Deafness, education, sexual health, HIV prevention, and transgender issues.
You can find out more at www.alexiantaffi.com
Find Alex on Twitter: @xtaffi
Links from the Conversation:
References and Relevant Books:
To get 10% off the book “How to Understand Your Gender,” use the discount code GEND10 (for orders in the US) or GEN (for orders in the UK) at the following link: http://www.jkp.com/usa/how-to-understand-your-gender-2.html
Affirmative Counseling With LGBTQI + People edited by Misty M. Ginicola, Cheri Smith, and Joel M. Filmore
The APA Citation for this Episode:
Speciale, M. (Producer). (2017, October 12). Unhushed with Dr. Karen Rayne: Talking to Kids and Teens about Sex [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-ei
About this Episode: Over the past decade, the #MeToo movement has ushered mainstream awareness of the overwhelming occurrence of sexual abuse across all demographics of our society. In this episode, Dr. Megan Speciale will interview sexual trauma experts...read more
An Interpersonal Neurobiological Approach to Sex Addiction: Understanding the Brain, Mind, and Relationships to Foster Hope and Healing
About this Episode: A conversation with Dr. Alexandra Katehakis about the psychobiological factors that contribute to and reinforce a compulsive drive toward sex for affective regulation, as well as relational approaches to assessment and treatment. About...read more
About this Episode: This week, Dr. Megan Speciale talks to Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers about religion, values, and sexual wellness. The conversation unpacks the widespread experience of sexual shame: why we feel it, how it impacts our sexual health, and how...read more