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Membership Benefit Year: January 1 - December 31.

Join TODAY and your membership will continue through December 31, 2024.

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In addition to voting rights and opportunities for professional networking, SSSS members receive:

SSSS’s scholarly journal publishes articles relevant to a variety of disciplines in the scientific study of sexuality. Members receive online access, which provides access to all past issues, starting with Vol.1, Issue 1, in 1965 to the latest issue. JSR printed issues are also available for the current membership year for an additional $15.00 (optional). This has an annual value of U.S. $310.00! Learn More. 

• SEXUAL SCIENCE NEWS (Under Publications)
Online postings that include publications, promotions, projects, awards, exciting events, and more! Members are invited to share their important news with other members, the sexual science community, or both. Member contributions will be posted the next business day! Learn More. 

SSSS is approved to provide continuing education credit hours for multiple organizations. Each event will include the approved CE agency statement, number of approved hours, CE workshop, etc. CE credit hours can be applied to approved organizations, state license, employer, and other agencies. Check with your state, employer, and/or other agencies for approval. SSSS is currently building its Home Study Program. Members receive CE at a discounted rate.

Awards & Grants are presented during the SSSS Annual Conference to honor individuals in the sexuality field. SSSS members are invited to nominate colleagues, mentors, or self-nominate. Each award and grant has its own guidelines, application procedures, and selection criteria. Learn More.

This program is open to all SSSS members! Ask questions and get advice about developing your own career path at our All New drop-in mentorship sessions.  These sessions will feature Q &A with professionals from a variety of fields under the umbrella of sex science. Topics will range from improving workflow, writing papers, incorporating sexual science in clinical practice, building networks, winning grants, balancing teaching and research, conducting sex science, and more! Learn More. 

NEW BENEFIT! SSSS members can access the recordings of select live events, such as Mentorship and SIG presentations. SSSS plans to grow the archive exponentially so check back often to see what is available! Learn More.


Members have the opportunity to advertise and market their published books on the Member Bookshelf page! Share your book cover, author information and a link to purchase through the publisher with SSSS members and the sexual science community! Contributions to the page will be posted the next business day! Learn More.


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SSSS members enjoy reduced registration fees for SSSS events, such as the Annual Conference, Symposia, and other professional development offerings. Additional journals, published by JSR’s publisher, Routledge-Taylor & Francis, are also offered at a discount.

 A broad range of committees provide an opportunity for SSSS members to be involved with their professional home. Learn More. 

In addition to the above benefits, SSSS student members also receive:

SSSS has a strong commitment to “the next generation” of sexuality scholars. The Ambassador Program provides an opportunity for students to volunteer during the Annual Conference. In exchange for volunteer hours, Ambassadors have the opportunity to develop relationships with other SSSS members and Conference attendees, engage in networking opportunities, meet with leaders of The Society, and receive a partial refund on their registration fees after the Annual Conference. Learn More. 

Two grants are awarded to SSSS student members every year — one to a graduate student and one to an undergraduate student. The grants have eligibility requirements, specific guidelines, and a review and evaluation process. Learn More. 

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