Consent Dojo 29: Dr. Markie Twist

My FemBot Love Doll Rescinded Her Consent!
(and Other Digisexual Conundrums)

For this 29th edition of the Consent Dojo, Midori is joined by Dr. Markie Twist, an award-winning sexuality educator, sexologist, relationship therapist, author, & international speaker.

Explore topics such as… 

  • How can we build consent into the cultural fabric of new sexual technologies?
  • Should consent be a part of the programming for robots, sex toys, and in other synthetic-organic relationships now—as a way of practicing and modeling consent?
  • What responsibility do companies have in including digihealth practices in how users engage with their sex tech?
  • What right do we have to consent to our likeness being used to create sex dolls, robots, or digital avatars?

Bring your curiosity and questions for Q + A after the conversation!

Style: Conversation + Q&A
Props: Bring note-taking tools
Duration: 60-90 minutes

Consent Dojo is always free.

Join us Live on Zoom followed by Q & A or watch the replays on YouTube.

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About Dr Markie Twist

Dr. Markie Louise Christianson (L. C.) Twist (dr.Markie/she/they), Ph.D. is an award-winning sexuality educator, sexologist, relationship therapist, author, and international speaker. dr. Markie was born and raised in a small village on the road-system in the state of Alaska and is currently based on Nuwu land (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA). They are Teaching Faculty in the Department of Applied Psychology in the Doctoral and Master of Arts Programs in Couple and Family Therapy and Master of Arts Program in Dance/Movement Therapy at Antioch University New England. dr. Markie is also a licensed marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor, as well as a clinical fellow and approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and certified sexuality educator and supervisor through the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. They have co-authored of the books, The Internet Family: Technology in Couple and Family Relationships and Focused Genograms: Intergenerational Assessment of Individuals, Couples, and Families (2nd ed.). dr. Markie also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Sexual and Relationship Therapy: International Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practice and is co-editor of the book Eco-Informed Practice: Family Therapy in Age of Ecological Peril. In addition, dr. Markie serves as a session instructor at the University of Guelph in their sexuality program.

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Consent Dojo is an ongoing project created by Midori where she sits down with a special guest to discuss different aspects of consent, how communication can affect and enhance our relationships, and how consent transcends the interpersonal world and builds more resilient communities and organizations.

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Oct 03 2023


5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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