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Challenging the Medicalization of Sex


  


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Conferences

The Medicalization of Sex

An International, Interdisciplinary Multimedia Conference

Vancouver, BC :: April 28 - 30, 2011

cosponsored by Simon Fraser University and the New View Campaign

FINAL CONFERENCE REPORT

Introduction

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“The Medicalization of Sex” conference was held in Vancouver, BC at Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) downtown campus, April 28 - 30, 2011. Approximately two hundred people from all over Canada, the US, South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel gathered to examine how science, medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry are shaping the public and professional understanding and experience of sex. Included were multi-generational, junior and senior scholars from all branches of the humanities and social sciences, physicians, nurses, counselors, therapists, women’s health advocates, sex educators, journalists, and creative artists.

 

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