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My new book, Bound: A Daughter, a Domme, and an End-of-Life Story, tells the story of my relationship with my mother during her late-life sexual awakening and the terminal illness that robbed her of her dominance.  I’ve been writing critically about sex and society for over twenty years in contexts ranging from academic journals to blogs and social media. It will be published by She Writes Press on August 13, 2019.




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I’m a SUNY Chancellor’s Award-winning faculty member in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Nassau Community College, on Long Island, where I challenge students to think critically about the world around them and inspire them to transform their lives and their communities.



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Lastly, I’m a life coach and aspiring death doula. Sex and death are two of the things I think most about, and they also share more in common than you might think. Issues of negotiation and consent, institutional support or discrimination, of culture and social change are central to discussions of each.



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