GD2: Basic Negotiations and Etiquette, April 11

GD2 LogoCHICAGO – GD2 is incredibly (and we mean INCREDIBLY) excited to host Allena Gabosch, Executive Director of the Center For Sex Positive Culture, for this class. Whether you are new or experienced, young or old, top or bottom, please come out for this presentation — you will learn something, we promise!

Negotiation is an important part of BDSM interactions and really any intimate interactions (that’s a euphemism for sex). Basically it means finding out a potential partner’s limitations, interests and physical limits. This can be in the form of discussion or, like in the 50 Shades of Gray a written questionnaire, often called a contract. Allena will share negotiation types and techniques that will hopefully not only improve your play but also your other intimate interactions. She’ll also discuss basic scene and sex positive etiquette, to help you navigate parties and events at the Center and elsewhere.

Allena Gabosch

Allena Gabosch, Executive Director of the Center For Sex Positive Culture ( and the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture ( has been active in the sex positive movement practically from its beginning; producing educational and social events for the sex-positive community since 1990. She is a frequent speaker on many sex-positive subjects at colleges and conferences around the US and Canada, with an emphasis on BDSM and Polyamory. She is the Producer of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival ( She is a past board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom ( In her less than mundane non-kinky life she loves good food(especially bacon), exploring Seattle and is working on several books. She is a former commissioner with the Seattle LGBT Commission. She is a kinky bisexual, polyamorous switch and considers herself extremely blessed as she has a rich and full poly life, with many amazing and loving people in her “polycule”


Basic Negotiations and Etiquette for the Sex Positive Community
Presented by Allena Gabosch

Saturday, April 11, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Galleria Domain Two ( GD2 )
Chicago, Illinois

RSVP preferred but not required
Open to all 18+ w/ID


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