Sex & Culture: Exploring Intersectionality in the Practice of Sex Education & Sex Therapy (Streaming Live)

Sex & Culture: Exploring Intersectionality in the Practice of Sex Education & Sex Therapy (Streaming Live)

Class Schedule :

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET.
Break: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
You must attend both sessions to receive full credit.

This course will help participants to recognize intersectionalities between sexuality and specific cultural groups in the US; allow participants to begin to define culture in new ways; and help participants to understand how race, religion, and ethnicity inform beliefs, values, and decision making with regard to sexual behaviors, sexual health, and sexual identities. Join us for a fascinating discussion of these topics and a new way to look at ourselves. 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss culture and its relationship to sexuality. 
  • Give at least three (3) examples about how culture informs individual beliefs, values, and decision-making regarding sexuality and sexual wellness. 
  • Identify at least two (2) areas that may be a challenge or resistance to providing care. 
  • Explain at least one (1) instance where ethnocentrism has caused harm in the field of sexology. 
  • Define Intersectionality and recognize at least two (2) areas in their current work that are in need of adaptations.
  • Identify at least three (3) myths that are created and assigned to specific groups (i.e. stereotypes, media influences, etc). 


This program meets the requirements for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward the AASECT Certification and renewal of certification. Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment, Provider #11-113-C. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT Certification. For further information please contact

CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA: Socio-Cultural Factors (C)

SEX THERAPY TRAINING AREA: Theory and Methods of Sex Related Psychotherapy (A)

SEX EDUCATION TRAINING AREA: Theory and Approaches to Sexuality Education with Specific Populations (D)