Conference Schedule

A live conference, online.

The Sex, Power, & Leadership Conference is designed to unfold like a live, in-person conference. Each talk, panel, and workshop will air at a specific time, ensuring a collective group experience that is cohesive and powerful.


All times listed below are in Pacific time zone, U.S./Canada.

(Please note that the East Coast times will be Noon, 3 pm & 8 pm daily.)

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Amy Jo Goddard & 

special guest Nanine McCool

Opening Keynote: 

Jaclyn Friedman

Monday, April 30th

Conference kick-off with host Amy Jo Goddard. Amy Jo will be joined by Nanine McCool, the woman who stood up to Tony Robbins.

Join experts Aida Manduley, Dalychia Saah, & Marla Renee Stewart as they discuss intersectional feminism and liberation.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

Brought to you by Ms. Magazine

5pm
PT

Intersections: 

Race, Gender, Power

On “fauxpowerment” and why she took on Facebook--and won. 

Meg-John Barker

Sex, Power, Leadership in Organizations

Tuesday, May 1st

Why LGBTQ isn’t the right approach anymore and how we need to be talking about Gender, Relationship and Sexual Diversity.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

adrienne maree brown

Join experts Andrea Barrica, Dom Brassey, and Zena Sharman as they tackle sexual dynamics and harassment in organizations and workplaces.

Pleasure activism and why it’s key to revolutionary work.

Charlene Carruthers

Sex, Power & Trauma in Gynecology, Birth, & Motherhood

Wednesday, May 2nd

The BYP100 co-founder talks about what a black queer feminist approach looks like and why Black Feminism is so critical.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

Join experts Kimberly Ann Johnson & Racha Tahani Lawler on body sovereignty, trauma in medicine, & empowered gynecology.

Sex Work: 

Nexus of Sex and Power

Join experts Andre Shakti, Cinnamon Maxxine, and Tina Horn on stigma & complexities; finding freedom and voice through sex work; how this work teaches entrepreneurial skills.

The Power of Birth & Medicine: Where Sex & Power Intersect

Beverly Little Thunder

Friday, May 4th

Lauren French Hoy, Marcia Lopez, & Pamela Samuelson on disempowerment in hospitals, birthing & reclaiming autonomy via midwifery & indigenous birthing practices.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

Consensual Power Exchange as an Antidote to Patriarchy

The rich herstory of creating the first Wimmin’s Native Sundance Ceremony in the U.S.—known in Native communities as Turtle Island.

Join experts Kali Williams, Laura Antoniou, Lee Harrington, and Midori on the ways kink & BDSM can heal our relationships with power while offering a place to play in our pleasure.

Join experts Dr. Chris Donaghue, Dawn Serra, Dr. Jeanine Staples, and Robin Wilson-Beattie as they examine intersectional sexual liberation & making sexual pleasure more inclusive.

LIVE: Communication Skills for the Revolution: Transformative Justice and Resiliency in Relationships and Communities

Join experts Diana Adams & Andy Izenson for this LIVE, interactive workshop as you build the personal skills to engage consciously and courageously with conflict, trauma, and community-building.

Betty Martin

Thursday, May 3rd

An in-depth talk about what consent could look like with nuance and care using her “Wheel of Consent.”

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

The Accessibility of Sexual Liberation: 

Intersections of Sex & Power

NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS LIVE!

PLEASE JOIN US! 

Art & Activism for Ending Sexual Violence & Harassment

Closing Keynote: Dr. Willie Parker

Monday, May 7th

Join experts Leila Zainab, Melissa Binkley, and Sydnie Mosley on art, dance, trauma, and movement as healing from sexual violence.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

Conference Closing LIVE session 

At Your Cervix with Amy Jo Goddard

The difference between toxic masculinity and patriarchy, what racial equality, reproductive justice and freedom look like, plus a powerful call to all of us for creating change. So much inspiration in this closing keynote--

not to be missed!

In this closing session, we will examine some of the most important take-aways from the conference and Amy Jo will show a sneak peek of her forthcoming film, At Your Cervix. We will get clear on next steps and how to take what you learned forward and do something powerful with it. 

Please join us for this powerful closing with the community.

NOTE: THIS SESSION IS LIVE!

PLEASE JOIN US! 

Brought to you by Ms. Magazine

Gender Gap, Wage Gap, Orgasm Gap

LIVE: Remembering and 

Re-Imagining Matriarchal Culture

Sunday, May 6th

Join experts Jacq Jones and Laurie Mintz on pleasure gaps, trauma informed practices, menopause, and the importance of communicating in the bedroom.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

Ever wonder what matriarchy would really look like in today's world? Join Kristin Wilson for this LIVE, interactive workshop & develop a deeper understanding of matriarchal culture and how it would benefit us all. Experience freedom in relationships based on love and abundance in a new paradigm.

NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS LIVE!

PLEASE JOIN US! 

Encore Presentation: YOU VOTE to decide!

The Sexual Double Bind for Men

Carol Queen

Saturday, May 5th

Join experts Destin Gerek and Jordan Harbinger on men and emotions, breaking patterns of silence, and the lack of male role models.

9am
PT

12pm
PT

5pm
PT

Sex Revolutionary Carol Queen gets nitty gritty about what sex-positivity and erotic empowerment really mean and how to break through cultural barriers.

Free

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