List of topics 2018-10-05T17:36:39+00:00

What matters to consult me on?

You can search www.assopolyvalence.org to read testimony on each topic, sub-topic, keyword etc. and/or participate in the site and in the fanzines by submitting your own testimony and/or an illustration to http://assopolyvalence.org/participer/.

Sexualities

  • Asexuality – bisexuality – heterosexuality – homosexuality – pansexuality
  • Free love – non-exclusivity – polyamory – relational anarchy
  • Libertinism – partner-swapping
  • BDSM – fetishism – sadomasochism – paraphilias – BDSM ­

Resources : BDSM (forthcoming)

Sexual health

  • Sexual health and risk reduction
  • Seropositivity and sexuality

Resources (in French) : clinic – fanzine in progress

Bodies & violence

  • Stigmatisation
  • Mutilation : surgery – circumcision – excision – operations – modified bodies

Sex work

Prostitution – escort services – domination – submission – cam – erotic photos – phone sex – pornography (XXX movies)

Resources : research project on pornography (2011)

Gynaecology/urology and sexuality

  • Abortion
  • Child free
  • Contraception : IUD – the pill – contraceptive implant
  • Maternity (parenthood) and sexuality
  • Menstruation: endometriosis & adenomyosis – hormonal cycle–premenstrual syndrome

Resources (in French) : testimony – fanzines in progress : maternity and sexuality (fall 2017) – abortion (fall 2017) – child free (2018)

Militantism

Anarchofeminism – coming out – DIY – emancipation – empowerment – feminism – love – resilience – self-defense – sexual freedom – sex positivism –solidarity

Resources : research project on the use of the body in making political demands (2012)

Ritual practices

Anthropology : esotericism – initiation rites – occult sciences – paganism –rituals – sexual magic – shamanism – spirituality– sigils – trial by ordeal – witchcraft

Politics : work on the figure of the witch as an avatar of the minority group (with marginalised populations) and as a figure of the subversion of normative codes

Forms of violence

  • Domestic violence – family – institutional
  • Sexual violence – incest – rape, attempted rape, sexual aggression
  • Rape culture – heteropatriarchy
  • Harassment: cyberviolence – public sphere – professional context – academic context

Resources (in French) : legal advicefanzinesinterventionstestimony

Identities

  • Gender identity – trans identities – queer identities
  • Adolescence

Resources (in French) : teen fanzine

Bodies

Body positivism – bodily modifications (bodmods) – squirting (fanzine in progress) – pleasure & pain – bodily modifications – orgasm (fanzine in progress)

Resources : fanzine in progress: orgasm (fall 2017) – research project on bodily modifications (2010)

Psychological disorders and sexuality

  • Addictions
  • Neurodiversity: autism – hypermnesia –– synaesthesia – giftedness
  • Attention deficit disorders – eating disorders – anxiety disorders, anxiety attacks, panic attacks – borderline disorders – schizophrenia – depression

Resources (in French) : workshop on addictions and sexuality (here and here) – fanzine on addictions in progress – fanzines on psychological disorders in progress (forthcoming in September 2017) – testimony – psychotraumatic mechanisms

Sexual disorders

  • Dyspareunia & vaginismus
  • Problems with arousal – desire – ejaculation – erection – pleasure

Migration

  • Migration – insecurity – precarity – refugee camps
  • Sexual violence and the migration route

Resources (in French) : testimonydocumentary – fanzine (in progress – forthcoming fall 2017) – research project on sexual violence in the migration route (2016)