We have almost 40 events to choose from in this week -- we hope there is something for everyone, though feel free to attend all events if you would like! Our goal is to provide a space, perhaps an excuse, to start a conversation about everything related to sex and sexuality, and hope that this openness about any other everyday topic continues far beyond the week.

Perhaps you'd like to download the PDF: click here

NEW: We've added a glossary with some terms that you might hear at events. We hope this helps! Be sure to also keep an eye out for our small zine on Racial Fetishization. All written by students. Find them here.

Ready to register? There are only titles and times on the form, so read the schedule first. Then click.

NOTE: Events Monday-Thurs take place in various places including Harper Library, Stuart Hall, Reynolds Club, and the Biological Sciences Learning Center. Weekend events, including Friday the 14th, are primarily at the Logan Center for the Arts; specific locations are mentioned below in the schedule.

**All events are FREE except for Doc Films movie showings, which are $5/person**


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Go ahead. Fill out our form. No obligation, but try your best to make it.
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Street parking is available on and around the Midway, but you can also look for a visitor parking lot.

We recommend taking the Metra from Millenium Park the 55th-56th-57th stop.
Buses 2, 6, and 28 run to 55th and Hyde Park. The Red Line runs to the Garfield stop, to switch to the 55.

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Meet the team!

Steph, co-founder and co-director, gathers fellow health educators, doctors, and other resources. (sgrach@uchicago.edu)
Madison co-director, brings in speakers and performers to keep us all entertained. (madisonball@uchicago.edu)
Jay teaches acro with the circus, and connects with local LGBTQ and kink groups. (feldmanj@uchicago.edu)
Lorca discusses asexuality, polyamory, and kink with people of all walks. (lorcas@uchicago.edu)
Colin offers insight into LGBTQA, intersectionality, and lots of films. (colinlow@uchicago.edu)
Anais explores trans identity and languages - but especially languages. (anaisahmed@uchicago.edu)
Annie works with professors who study culture, sexuality, and sex work. (akwu@uchicago.edu)
Patty holds student-led discussions on specific sexy topics through TT&SC. (teatimeandsexchats@gmail.com)
Rebeka and Mallory head up Vita and bring back the Lascivious Ball to kick everything off (rebeka@uchicago.edu, maalari@uchicago.edu)

For website content or functionality issues, please email Stephanie at sgrach@uchicago.edu .

A little help from our friends:

Sex Week has been built through the efforts of so many organizations and people. We would like to thank...

OUR SPONSORS AND DEPARTMENT COLLABORATORS: Cedars Mediterranean Kitchen, Wicked Pictures (18+), Early2Bed Sex StoreStudent Government Finance Committee, Office of Spiritual Life, Health Wellness and Promotion, Office of LGBTQ Student Life, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (Tea Time & Sex Chats), Office of Reynolds Club and Student Activities, Logan Arts Center, and others to come. (Could this include you?)

GUEST SPEAKERS: Nate Glass (anti-piracy expert), jessica drake (adult star and sex ed advocate), Cliff Pervocracy (feminism and kink blogger), Tantra Nova (meditation), members of Sex Workers Outreach Project Chicago, Dr. Stacey Lindau (focus on gynecology and medicine-geriatrics at UChicago Medical Center), Josh, Shasta & Ian Townsend, Cate, Spike Trotman (comic artist), Sarah Sloane (Pleasure Chest Chicago manager) and Professor of Theater and Performance Arts Heidi Coleman.

FELLOW RSO AND OTHER STUDENT GROUPS: Vita Excolatur Magazine, Risk-Aware Consensual Kink, Tea Time & Sex Chats, HPW Peer Health Advocates, HPW Body Project, RSVP Peer Educators, Queers & Associates, Pronoun Hoedown, Asexualitea, Secular Alliance, Spiritual Life Council, Le Vorris & Vox Circus, Catholic Students Association, Doc Films, University Theater/TAPS, Off-Off Campus, and Women and Youth Supporting Each Other.

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Sex Week aims to create an open, safe, and supportive space to discuss sex, a subject that has some importance to all of us, which can be source of excitement, passion, opinion, discomfort, shyness, or pain. We are proud to provide inclusive information and conversations around sex to our diverse community here at the University of Chicago, and want anyone with questions, even if they seem like silly questions, to ask. Please share as openly as you feel comfortable, taking care to not judge or criticize others. Talking about sex and issues surrounding it can be difficult. These discussions may involve explicit material that may make some feel uncomfortable. Know that you are free to leave events at any time and that Sex Week Team members are present to provide referral services. The University Counseling Center can offer additional support surrounding these issues. For further information, please grab a resource guide.

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