Sponsors

The Science of BDSM Research Team would like to thank the following organizations for their generous financial support of our research:

OUR SPONSORS


ABOUT OUR SPONSORS

http://www.butchmanns.com/ BUTCHMANNS, INC.
Butchmanns, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to self-actualization and the ending of suffering. Butchmanns facilitates and fosters spiritual growth and transformation by providing grants and educational opportunities to those often wrongfully stigmatized for their sexual expression, non-traditional relationships and/or unconventional spiritual practices. Butchmanns promotes the use of physical practices and the conscious exchange of personal power for spiritual awareness. We recognize all life-affirming spiritual paths as valid, affirm all mutually beneficial relationships as inherently sacred, and embrace adults of every age, race, body type, physical ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Butchmanns, Inc. is the umbrella organization that currently offers structure and support for the Southwest Leather Conference, MAsT, Butchmanns Experience and the Leather Quilt project. The Butchmanns Experience continues the spirit and tradition of the nationally known Butchmanns Academy.

https://carasresearch.org/ THE COMMUNITY-ACADEMIC CONSORTIUM FOR RESEARCH ON ALTERNATIVE SEXUALITIES (CARAS)
Founded in 2005, the Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS) is a national-level, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports research addressing understudied sexual communities, with a current focus on BDSM/leather/kink/fetish sexualities and consensual non-monogamous relationships such as polyamory. Employing a community-based research model, CARAS has assembled a network of academics, clinicians and respected members of these communities who will work directly with researchers to promote scientific and other forms of scholarly research. CARAS is dedicated to the support and promotion of excellence in the study of alternative sexualities, and the dissemination of research results to the alternative sexuality communities, the public, and the research community.
http://clawinfo.org/ CLAW ... A NATIONAL LEATHER CHARITY
CLAW Corp. is a certified 501(c)(3) Non-profit Corporation dedicated to fundraising, education, volunteerism and all other charitable needs of the adult leather community. We are dedicated to the principle that people into leather are normal, happy and healthy, and that we teach each other the truth of that principle. We produce a large annual convention (the Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend) in Cleveland, Ohio every year, and several smaller CLAW Nation events around the country throughout the year.
http://www.sexscience.org/ THE SOCIETY FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF SEXUALITY (SSSS)
The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about sexuality. It is the oldest organization of professionals interested in the study of sexuality in the United States. SSSS brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals who believe in the importance of both the production of quality research and the clinical, educational, and social applications of research related to all aspects of sexuality.