Bisexuality, pansexuality, asexuality and sexual fluidity – do we really understand these terms?
23 September 2020
Dr. Mimi Hoang, a nationally recognized psychologist, educator, author and activist specializing in LGBTQ+ and Asian Pacific communities, co-founded three organizations in Los Angeles, California dedicated to bisexual, pansexual, fluid and non-monosexual individuals. She spoke with me in my Smart Sex, Smart Love podcast about bisexuality, pansexuality, asexuality and sexual fluidity – the myths, the definitions, the disparities and ways to become more BI affirmative.
Why do therapists need to learn about sexual health?
17 September 2020
Considering that sex plays a primal and major part in our lives, too few of us – including therapists – are well-informed about the depth, breadth and range of sexual expression. Until recently, and because as a society we’ve been skittish about discussing or teaching sex, our sexual education has been woefully inadequate to help our clients, even though we know that sexual satisfaction contributes to a major part of what we call “quality of life.”