Papers, Presentations, and Assistantships

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Cordero, A., Coston, B., Escañuela, D., & Malone, N. (alphabetical order). (2022). Introduction to Series: Living an LGBTQIA2+ Life: Enacting Health Justice for a Flourishing Future. Spark: Elevating Scholarship on Social Issues. The Online Magazine of the National Center for Institutional Diversity. URL forthcoming.

Cordero, A., Coston, B., Escañuela, D., & Malone, N. (Eds., alphabetical order). (2022). Living an LGBTQIA2+ Life: Enacting Health Justice for a Flourishing Future. Spark: Elevating Scholarship on Social Issues. The Online Magazine of the National Center for Institutional Diversity. URL forthcoming.

(Assistantship). Sacred Intimacy Training for Male-Identified Persons: An Intensive. Body Electric. Bodhi Manda Center, Jemez Springs, New Mexico. October 9-16, 2022. 

(Article). Using Funding of Last Resort for HIV Care and Prevention: Innovations in Supporting Underserved Populations. To be published in HIV Specialist Magazine, a publication of the American Academy of HIV Medicine. September 2022. (Download)

(Assistantship). Program Support, International Support Team. Urban Tantra Professional Training Program (UTPTP) – A Program from Barbara Carrellas. April 26 – May 1, 2022. Easton Mountain Retreat Center. Greenwich, NY.

(Presentation). “Effective strategies for delivering HIV care and prevention, sexual health and wellness care, and gender-affirming care using telemedicine technology to Latinx youth and adults, monolingual Spanish-speaking populations, trans and non-binary persons, and others.” National Latinx Conference on HIV/HCV/SUD, Albuquerque, NM, March 2022. (Download)

(Presentation). “Creating last-resort funding programs to provide medications for uninsured Latinx youth and adults, trans and gender-fluid persons, and persons seeking confidentiality in sexual health and wellness.” National Latinx Conference on HIV/HCV/SUD, Albuquerque, NM, March 2022. (Download)

(Training Video Series – Examples). “Advocating for Patients in Sexual Health and Wellness: Two Sample Videos.” Written, produced, and delivered to the Patient Care Program at the Kind Clinic/Texas Health Action. January 2022. (Video Sample 1 – Getting Started – Download) (Video Sample 2 – Exploring Patient Advocacy – Download)

(In Progress) Transformational Healing: A Phenomenological Examination of the Practice of Sacred Intimacy as Taught by the Body Electric School: A Dissertation Proposal. California Institute of Integral Studies, December 2022.

Inviting Eros into the New Year. The New. Body Electric School. December 2021.

“Equity in HIV/AIDS Care Still Lags.” Opinion/Editorial. San Antonio Express-News. December 7, 2021.

Assistantship. Celebrating the Body Erotic for Men. Camp Buckwood. The New Body Electric School. Indianapolis, IN. October 2021.

Assistantship.. Rekindling the Communal Erotic Heart: A Mens’ Intensive. Easton Mountain. The New Body Electric School, July 2021.

Curriculum and Course Development. Empowered Patient Advocacy for Patients in HIV Care and Prevention, Gender-Affirming Care, and Sexual Health and Wellness: A Six Module Series. Texas Health Action. May 2020.

Guest Faculty. The Body Electric School: One Man’s Journey from Healing to Empowerment. The Body Whisperers: Understanding Bodywork in the. Sexuality Realm. AASECT Institute. American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. New Orleans, LA. November 2020. (Download)

Sexual Self-Care, Disclosure, and Empowerment – An Evening Workshop. Austin Sacred Sexuality Meetup. June 14, 2019.

Eros for Manifesting Growth and Healing – An Evening Program. Austin Sacred Sexuality Meetup. January 12, 2019.

Pláticas Auténticas: Supporting Spanish Speakers in Sexual Health. Community Presentation. National HIV Prevention Conference, Los Angeles, CA., December 4, 2018.

Engaging Eros: An Evening of Exploration and Connection. Austin Sacred Sexuality Meetup. September 9, 2018.

Celebrating the Body Erotic for Men: A Theoretical Analysis of the Potential Therapeutic Value of a Structured Somatic Group Interaction. Unpublished Paper, California Institute of Integral Studies, May 28, 2018.

Sacred Sexuality Practitioner Panel. Austin Sacred Sexuality Meetup. April 8, 2017.

Self-Assessment: Exploring your role in the mind-body paradigm through Points of You (Experiential Encounter). IMBT Institute, Institute for Mind Body Therapy, King of Prussia (Philadelphia), PA., October 27, 2017.

Working with diverse populations in sexuality- and somatic-based interventions. IMBT Institute, Institute for Mind Body Therapy, King of Prussia (Philadelphia), PA., October 29, 2017.

The IMBT Process: A New Integrative Approach to Mind-Body Practices. IMBT Institute, Institute for Mind Body Therapy, King of Prussia (Philadelphia), PA., October 29, 2017.

Situating the Practice of Sacred Intimacy: An Inquiry into the Potential of Sexual Trance States.

Unpublished Paper. California Institute of Integral Studies, August 2017. Sacred Sexuality and Kink. Austin Sacred Sexuality Meetup. March 13, 2017.

Thirty Days of Pleasure: A Men’s Pleasure Program by Davey Wavey. Content development and consultation with Davey Wavey along with contributions from JoJo DeRodrigo, and BradLeaf Amberheart, B. Davey Wavey TV. March 15, 2017.

Creating Sacred Erotic Space (with Steve Schwartzberg, Ph.D.). Webinar for the Body Electric School. November 15, 2016.

Exploring Your Point of You: Using Photos to Enhance Relationships. Association for Creativity, 2016 Conference. Savannah, Georgia. September 23, 2016.

Exploring Eros for More Expansive Living. Webinar for the Body Electric School. September 13, 2016.

Engaging Eros: An Evening of Exploration and Connection. Austin Sacred Sexuality Meetup, Austin, Texas. September 9, 2016.

Integrating Erotic Energy: An Exploration: A Workshop. Naked Yoga Camp, Wimberley, Texas. May 7, 2016.

Tantric Experiments: A Key to more Enriching Experiences: A Workshop. Naked Yoga Camp, Wimberley, Texas. May 6, 2016.

Exploring Points of You – The Benefits of Therapeutic Photography and Phototherapy Techniques in One-on-One and Group Counseling Interactions. Gulf Coast Counseling Association, 2nd Annual Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas. April 9, 2016.

Finding and Creating Erotic Community. Webinar for the Body Electric School. April 3, 2016. Celebrating Our Erotic Selves Webinar: Men Share their Experiences in Body Electric. Webinar for the Body Electric School. March 7, 2016.

Surrogate Partner Therapy and Sacred Intimacy: A Comparative Examination of Two Methods in Sexual Healing for Gay Men. Oral presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), Beyond Boundaries: Exploring the Emerging Dimensions of Sexual Science in Research, Education and Practice. Albuquerque, NM. November 12-15, 2015.

Points of You: Therapeutic Photography as an Approach for Exploration and Connection in Sacred Intimacy and Sexual Healing. Experiential workshop at Men in Erotic Service to Men: The Fourth National Convocation of Sacred Intimates, Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Greenwich, NY. October 15-18, 2015.

Anal Pleasure and Health for Men. Presentation with demonstration; co-presented with Bart Whittington, relationship, intimacy, and sex coach. Presented to the Sacred Sexuality Austin Meetup Group in Austin, Texas, Soma Vida Wellness Center, September 11, 2015.

Therapeutic Photography as a Modality in Embodiment Coaching and Practice. Institute for Mind Body Therapy – Surrogate Partner Training Intensive, Austin, Texas. August 2015.

Intersections: Serving Diverse Populations through Sexuality-based Interventions. Institute for Mind Body Therapy – Surrogate Partner Training Intensive, Austin, Texas. August 2015.

Points of You: The Healing of Imagery for Healing Practitioners. International Certification Training, Points of You, Bailey Farms, Ossining, NY, May 16, 2015.

Awaken: The Magic Sensation in Erotic Healing. Naked Yoga Camp, Wimberley, Texas. May 7, 2015

Integrating Erotic Energy into your Daily Practice. Naked Yoga Camp, Wimberley, Texas. May 10, 2014.

Tantric Experiments: A Key to more Enriching Experiences. Naked Yoga Camp, Wimberley, Texas. May 9, 2014.

Men and Sexual Fluidity? Exploring Contemporary Perspectives. Unpublished Paper. California Institute of Integral Studies, December 2014.

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