National Novel Writing Month at the CSC 

*NEW! NaNoWriMo Write Night

            Wednesday, November 27, 5-7:30pm

*NEW! NaNoWriMo Write Night

            Friday, November 29, 3-11pm

*NEW! NaNoWriMo Write Day

            Friday, November 29, 11am-7pm

Center for Sex & Culture, 1349 Mission near 10th  

Once again CSC is participating in National Novel Writing Month. It’s a novel-writing party!  Come write with us!  We’ll stay up late if people want to do it. We’ll stay all night if folks are writing like mad and don’t want to stop at 11!  

Bring your laptop and your work-in-progress.  We’ll keep a pretty quiet room for those of you who are maniacally and single-mindedly going for that word count. Erotic novelists especially encouraged to attend, but all writers, especially NaNoWriMo participants, are welcome! Must be over 18. Wifi and power available.  

If you want to sleep over, RSVP to us that you want to do that – and bring a sleeping bag. We’ll go out to breakfast at 9:00 or so and get back to writing at about 11am. Email if you’re an all-nighter.  

FREE! (though donations are always gratefully accepted)  

More about NaNoWriMo here:  


The Center for Sex and Culture is Proud to Host

Kayt Sukel- The Big “O”:  The Science of Orgasm

Tuesday, June 26, 7:30pm 

Held at the Center for Sex and Culture

1349 Mission St. Btwn. 9th & 10th., San Francisco, CA

$5-10 sliding scale, NOTAFLOF

Books will be available for purchase!

While some might suggest the human brain dematerializes at orgasm, scientists are learning that it’s a whole brain kind of experience.  Kayt Sukel, author of DIRTY MINDS: HOW OUR BRAINS INFLUENCE LOVE, SEX AND RELATIONSHIPS, is one of the few women in the world who has had her brain scanned at the point of sexual climax in a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanner.  She will openly discuss her own experience, what scientists are learning about the big O—and explain why its study has implications for our understanding of pain, pleasure and human consciousness.


Kayt Sukel is the author of the critically acclaimed book, DIRTY MINDS: HOW OUR BRAINS INFLUENCE LOVE, SEX AND RELATIONSHIPS.

A passionate traveler and science writer, her work has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New Scientist, USAToday, the Washington Post, ISLANDS, Parenting, the Bark, AmericanBaby, and the AARP Bulletin. She is a partner at the award-winning family travel website Travel Savvy Mom, and is also a frequent contributor to the Dana Foundation’s many science publications. Much of her work can be found on her website, including stories about out-of-body experiences, computer models of schizophrenia, and exotic travel with young children. She lives outside Houston and frequently overshares onTwitter as @kaytsukel

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