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Join us at the "Rethinking Virginity" conference at Harvard on May 3rd

I'm really honored to be part of this conference organized by Lena Chen at Harvard. You can find lots of info about the event here and below (nice cherries!)

Check out the amazing lineup of speakers, panelists and topics! I'll be on a panel or two, and Team Trixie will be shooting the event and interviewing some of the participants for the film. It will be an exciting and busy day, so if you're in the Boston area, please join us. You can RSVP on Facebook.

Harvard University

May 3rd, 2010, 10am-5:30pm
Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard (Tentative Location)
Free and open to the public.

Brought to you by the Harvard College Queer Students & Allies.

Is there a sex-positive way to teach abstinence? What are the historical and cultural origins of the virginity ideal? How does a queer person lose their virginity? Does anyone even know what virginity really is?

From debunking myths to defying norms, the Rethinking Virginity Conference will feature scholars and experts speaking about gender, sexuality, and the elusive concept of virginity.

For a sneak preview, check out our tentative panels, read about the speakers, and register for free. Confirmed speakers include:

Lori Adelman (, International Women’s Health Coalition), Lux Alptraum (Fleshbot), Chloe Angyal (, Megara Bell (Partners In Sex Education), Sady Doyle (Tiger Beatdown), Dr. R. Marie Griffith (Harvard Divinity School), Elizabeth Janaik (Center for Wellness at Harvard University Health Services), Dr. Kathleen Kelly (Department of English at Northeastern University), Ellyn Ruthstrom (Bisexual Resource Center), Therese Shechter (“I Was A Teenage Feminist”, “How To Lose Your Virginity”), and Shelby Knox (“The Education of Shelby Knox”).