Resources

Sexual Health Resources

ORGANIZATIONS FOR SEXUAL HEALTH

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists

International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health

Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health

The National Vulvodynia Association

The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

The North American Menopause Society

Society for Sex Therapy and Research

Society for Women’s Health Research

Women of Color Sexual Health Network 

WEBSITES FOR SEXUAL HEALTH

ECourse for Increasing Emotional and Physical Intimacy by Quinn C. Eggesiecker-Mack

MedAmour is an online store that is passionate about sexual health and its importance in our quality of life. They provide sexual health resources as well as high quality curated products that are body safe, medical grade and natural (if not organic). You can use my promo code QEMCounseling to save $10 on your first purchase of $50 or more.

OHNUT is a customizable wearable designed to turn painful sex into pain-free sex.  With 4 different rings, OHNUT was designed to be stackable, allowing you to customize the depth of penetration. Use promo code QEMCounseling at checkout to save $7 on your order.

OMGYES is an interactive and informative website that teaches about the vulva and different ways that vulva/vagina owners can experience pleasure. 

The Kinsey Institute The Kinsey Institute is part of Indiana University and has dedicated the last 60+ years to working towards the advancement of sexual health and sexual knowledge.

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood is a respected leader and educator in reproductive and sexual health, providing comprehensive and medically accurate information that empowers women, men, teens, and families to make informed choices and lead healthy lives.

Planned Parenthood’s “Roo” Roo is Planned Parenthood’s free and private online chat it who is specially designed to answer all of your questions about sexuality and relationships.

AllBodies. AllBodies compiles educational resources, tools, personal experiences and experts to support you in making the best decisions for yourself and your body.

Viva La VulvaViva La Vulva is an educational movement created to address female sexuality and sexual response in a society where the male experience is set as default.

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Directory

Melanin and Mental Health 

Hypnotherapy for sexual concerns by Dr. N. Cannon

Resources for Cancer and Sexuality 

Scarleteen sexual education for adolescents and young adults 

CripQ is a blog full of resources regarding sexuality and disability 

Sex Map is a fun visual to better understand the “lay of the land” when it comes to one’s body, sexual interests and behaviors

National Coalition for Sexual Freedom is an organization that works to create political, legal and social environments that advance equal rights for consenting adults who engage in alternative sexual and relationship expression

Dipsea is a website and app that offers short and sexy audiostories as well as stories geared towards overall well-being.  Click to save 25% on an annual subscription.

KANSAS CITY SEXUAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Foundational Concepts Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Encore Therapy and Performance (Pelvic Floor PT) 

Foundations Therapy (Physical and Occupational Therapy) 

Clinicians of Color and KC BIPOC Therapist Directory

LGBTQIA+ RESOURCES

World Professional Association for Transgender Health

PFLAG

Free Mom Hugs

The Trevor Project  24/7 LGBTQ counseling/crisis line 866-488-7386

Gender Spectrum

Stand with Trans  free online support groups

Q Chat Space is an online community for LGBTQ+ teens

Point of Pride works to support trans youth and adults by providing gender-affirming programing. Additionally, they offer an annual surgery fund scholarship to provide direct assistance to folks who cannot afford gender-affirming surgery. 

Phoenix Pride offers scholarship opportunities to help offset the cost of legal name and gender marker change. 

The Gender Affirming Letter Access Point(GALAP): A group of transgender, nonbinary, and allied mental health clinicians who believe in improving access to letters for clients who are seeking gender-affirming medical care through the use of an informed consent model. This organization offers free and low-cost letters for gender affirming access to medical care in the United States. 

GENDERFCK: The Club  GENDERFCK is an online coaching community that aims to support transgender/non-binary/questioning folks with their transitions. 

Zander Keig, LCSW (check out “Resources”)

Black Youth Project 

Trans Voice Initiative A group of gender diverse speech-language pathologists who offer gender-affirming voice training

Binders: GC2B, Underworks, Point of Pride

KANSAS CITY LGBTQIA+ RESOURCES

The Guild: An LGBT Affirming Therapist Guild

Gender Pathway Services at Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Transgender Medicine at The University of Kansas

LGBTQ Patient-Centered Care at Truman Medical Center

KC Care Health Center 

KC Care also offers support on insurance/MO Medicaid through their Health Insurance Navigators

JayDoc Free Clinic 

Kansas City Center for Inclusion 

Kansas City Anti-Violence Project is a KC based domestic violence center that specifically serves members of the LGBTQ+ community. 

The Union KC a Midwest Transguy Coterie 

Transformations is a social group for transgender youth ages 12-18. 

UMKC Women’s Center LGBTQIA Resources 

The HIMM Project LGBT+ Resources 

KC Public Libraries 

Trans+Social is a weekly social support group held at UMKC that is exclusively for trans and gender creative young adults/college students within the community. Email transumkc@gmail.com for more information. 

EQUAL Trans Support Group held at Like Me Light House (3909 Main) on the 3d Thursday of the month from 5-8, open to all. Contact joy.brungardt@gmail.com for more information.

Equal Trans Support Group is a free and open support group that meets a few times every month. The groups are specially designed to serve transgender men and women as well as folks who are gender non-binary or questioning. For more information email etsgkc2011@gmail.com

PFLAG Kansas City Chapter

him.her.them Hair Studio is a salon located in Waldo, KCMO that offers an inclusive and affirming space experience. 

Madeline Johnson is a local attorney who is well versed in assisting legal name change, gender marker change and LGBTQ rights. 816-607-1836 

RESOURCES & RECOMMENDATIONS

BOOKS & ARTICLES

LGBTQIA+ Teens, Adolescents and Parenting

Books for teens that have transgender, non-binary and genderqueer main characters

The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression

Beyond The Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon

The Gender Creative Child by Diane Ehrensaft

Seeing Gender by Iris Gottlieb

The Gender Quest Workbook by R.J. Testa, D Coolhart and J. Peta

Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults by F. Gratton

Books for LGBTQ Kids Pre-School through Highschool

SEXUALITY

Better Sex Through Mindfulness by L. Brotto

Come As You Are by E. Nagoski

Come As You Are Workbook by E. Nagoski

Burnout by E. Nagoski and A. Nagoski

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by J. Gottman

Mating in Captivity by E. Perel

Sexual Intelligence by M. Klein

Five Love Languages by G. Chapman

Getting the Sex You Want by T. Nelson

Loving Courageously: First Me, Then You, Now Us by B. Gold

Bang: Masturbation for People of all Genders & Abilities by V. Liu

Supporting Disabled People with their Sexual Lives by T. Owens

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability by M. Kaufman

Sex and Disability by R. McRuer

A Quick & Easy Guide to Sex & Disability by A. Andrews

TV & MOVIE

TV Shows with LGBTQ representation: Pose, Brothers, Work in Progress, The OA, The Fosters, 9-1-1 Lonestar, The Tales of the City (reboot), Shameless, The Politician, The New Adventures of Sabrina, I May Destroy You, Disclosure, Good Girls, The L Word (reboot), Schitt’s Creek

PODCASTS

Sexuality

Speaking of Sex with the Pleasure Mechanics

Sexology with Dr. Moali

American Sex

Feminist Survival Project 2020

Come As You Are

Smart Sex Smart Love

Disabled After Dark

Queer Sex Ed

Parenting

Raising Good Humans

Your Parenting Mojo

General Mental Health and Well-Being

Unlocking Us with Brene Brown