Besides my lineup of speaking engagements, I am also an events producer of sexuality-related educational conferences, seminars, and workshops in the New York City area.

These are the upcoming events I have created:

I am the co-producer of the monthly Sexuality Speaker Series. This event, to be held on the 3rd Tues of the month, starting in Sep 2016, will feature leading thinkers and clinicians addressing a variety of relevant and noteworthy sexuality issues. Click on the link above for more details.

I am also the co-producer and organizer of the AltSex NYC Annual Conference. The 2nd annual event will be held this year on Fri April 28 at the Jerry Orbach Theater on W. 50th St, in the theater district. The entire day’s lineup is below. You can click on the link here to register or click on the “attend event button below the day’s schedule.

2nd Annual AltSex NYC Conference

Friday, April 28, 2017
8:45am – 6pm

Midtown Manhattan
The Jerry Orbach Theater
210 W 50th St
CEs available*

We are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 2nd AnnualAltSex NYC Conference—where clinicians, academics, and alt lifestyle community members will come together for a full day of sex-positive, alternative lifestyle affirmative, cutting edge research-based, and current practice-informed seminars and discussions presented by a stellar collection of New York City educators and mental health providers.

Speakers and Session Schedule At-A-Glance:8:45 to 9AM — Welcome Address by Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Pitagora, MA, LMSW


9 to 9:30AM — David Ley, PhD presents “I Didn’t Know I was (Bi, Into That, …) Until …”

9:30 to 10AM — Wardeh Hattab presents Redefining a Safe Space for Everyone: Clinical Approaches to Working with Queers of Color and Addressing Inclusion in Alternative Lifestyles

10 to 10:10AM — Break

10:10 to 11:20AM — BLOCK: BDSM/KINK

10:10 to 10:40AM — Eric Pride presents Peeking under the Hood of Authority-Based Relationships: Structure, Dynamics, and Lifestyle

10:40 to 11:10AM — Galen Fous presents Erotic Myths, Archetypes, and Symbols: The Dynamic Psychological Forces of Fetishsexual Identity

11:10 to 11:20AM — Michael Aaron and Dulcinea Pitagora present Research Update: BDSM as Harm Reduction

11:20 to 11:30AM — Break


11:30 to 12PM — Dylan Selterman presents Moral Psychology and Monogamy

12 to 12:30PM — Brooke Wells presents Characteristics of US Sex Parties and Sex Party Attendees

12:30 to 1:50PM — Lunch off-site: Enjoy New York City’s Broadway Theater District!


1:50 to 2:20PM — Zil Goldstein presents Transgressions in Sex and Gender: Adventures in Transgender Identity Formation and Kink

2:20 to 2:50PM — Laura Jacobs presents Hormones and Handcuffs: The Intersection of Transgender Identities and Alternate Lifestyles

2:50 to 3PM — Break

3 to 4:10PM — BLOCK: SEX WORK

3 to 3:30PM — Miki Mosman presents Sex Worker Identities: Voices from the Community

3:30 to 4PM — Ute Anderson and Alex Petro present Degree of Shame: The Invisible Population of Student Sex Workers

4 to 4:10PM — Michael Aaron and Dulcinea Pitagora present Working with Sex Workers—Clinical Application

4:10 to 4:20PM — Break


4:20 to 4:50PM — DJ Williams presents Expanding Diversity or Double Trouble? Exploring Intersections of Contemporary Vampirism and Sexuality

4:50 to 5:20PM — Courtney Plante presents Dispelling Stigmatizing Misconceptions about Sexuality in the Furry Fandom

5:20 to 5:30PM — Break

5:30 to 6PM — Panel Discussion & Final Words (Optional: Attendance not required for CEs)

produced by
Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Pitagora, MA, LMSW

*PROGRAM APPROVED: The AltSexNYC Conference has been approved by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as a continuing education provider (# 0314) for licensed social workers.

*PROGRAM APPROVED:  This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 6.5 AASECT CE Credits. These CE Credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.

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Midtown Manhattan

New York, NY