Being Sex Positive


sex-positive (adjective) 
having or promoting an open, tolerant, or progressive attitude towards sex and sexuality.
The sex-positive movement is a social and philosophical movement that promotes and embraces sexuality and sexual expression, with an emphasis on safe and consensual sex.
sex positivity is an ideology that promotes, with respect to gender and sexuality, being open-minded, non-judgemental and respectful of personal autonomy, given that there is consent. Further, sex positivity advocates for continuous, age appropriate learning and access to comprehensive sexual health information and treatments.


Being Sex-Positive means expanding your sexual consciousness
  • as an individual (how you choose to self-identify or not; your sexual liberation and sexual empowerment; your sexual health; and your sexual healing)
  • as a member of a community (your acceptance of how others’ identify themselves; your respect for others’ sexual freedom and empowerment; your sexual honesty to ensure that others are safe and protected; and your empathy for others’ sexual healing)
  • as a human being born free and equal in dignity and rights; and as a human being responsible for ensuring the freedom and equality of all humans by not taking any action that would hinder or withhold these basic human rights from any individual irrespective of biological sex, gender-identity, gender-expression, sexual-orientation, sexual attraction or romantic attraction.


The image below is a creative representation of breaking through the gender binary.


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