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36th Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference 2014
The Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference seeks to advance the sexual health and well-being of Canadians and the global community by providing evidence-based information, education and training designed to engage practitioners in diverse fields related to sexual health.

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The Story of Us. Part 4.

Pamela Baer is a theatre and media artist with a focus on community engaged work. We are happy to announce we will be showing Pam’s work from the Queering Family project. The Story of Us. Part 4. Pamela’s work-in-progress uses visual imagery to challenge our assumptions and relationships to the notion of family. The video [...]

Student Delegate Networking Event

Student delegates are invited to join us at an on-campus pub for a student networking event, sponsored by our own department Family Relations & Applied Nutrition (FRAN). We will gather at The Brass Taps from 5:30-7:00pm for delicious appetizers, tasty local beer and great conversation. Come and meet other students interested and involved in Sexuality [...]

We’re happy to announce our registration awards

We are happy to be able to provide reduced registration fees for 20 individuals whose attendance would have an impact in their work and professional development, and who would otherwise would not be able to attend. Our intent in offering these registrations is to provide access to our conference to as many people as possible. [...]

Did you know 2014 is the International Year of the Family?

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Did you know that 2014 is the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family? This has inspired the theme for our 36th Annual Conference: “Celebrating Family Diversity: Action, Advocacy and Affirmation”. Our main motto is “families define themselves” and our main goal is to support self-determination. Come listen [...]

2014 Schedule

No upcoming events have been scheduled.

2014 Sponsors

Trojan Sponsor of the Guelph Sexuality Conference American Institute of Bisexuality Come As You Are Sponsor Guelph Sexuality Conference The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada

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The $5 Social Event

Our second annual Thursday Night $5 social will be just as exciting and entertaining as last years sold out event. Purchase your tickets at the Registration Desk when you arrive and join us at the NV Lounge for stimulating conversation and gourmet appetizers! This event is sponsored by Trojan and also features a video installation by Pamela Baer, The Story of Us. Part 4.

Our fabulous Plenary Sessions

Families: Stories of social control and liberation
A panel presentation with Chris Veldhoven moderating and panel members Kathy Witterick, Karlene Williams-Clarke and Ruth Neustifter.

Gathering Light
S. Bear Bergman, author, storyteller, and educator will share his stories on family whether it is our original, chosen or a hearty blend.

Sex Workers and their families: What they need from us in the face of the recent Supreme Court decision
Amy Lebovitch and Valerie Scott from Sex Professionals of Canada share with us their insights about their different families, challenges they and their families face, and examples of what advocacy looks like.

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Visit our photo booth

Mike Huska, a local Guelph photographer will be joining us on Thursday June 19th. Mike will be taking some fun photos and also providing delegates with the opportunity to have a professional headshot taken. The service is complimentary and if you are able, we are accepting donations for Out on the Shelf, a queer library and resource centre in Guelph.

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Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program

Thank you everyone for a successful workshop this year. We had an overwhelming response this year and we are considering offering a course in August 2014. If you are interested in participating in an August course please contact us at