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Corporate Structure Overview

DSREI is not a membership organization, though individuals and organizations will be recognized for their support and contributions. Everyone associated with DSREI will have signed the Conflict of Interest Agreement, no one will be paid. Members of the Board of Directors are prohibited from receiving any monetary awards or grants from DSREI. All donations will be directed to the programs, awards, and grants to further the mission of DSREI. We are recruiting new members of the Board of Directors, members of the Advisory Committees for research, education, and community support organizations. We also need fundraisers, public relations, advertising, and administrative help, Let us know how you would like to help.


"I am reminded of a colleague who reiterated all my homosexual patients are quite sick - to which I finally replied so are all my heterosexual patients." - Ernest van den Haag, Psychotherapist


Charles Moser, PhD, MD, President
  • Sex Researcher and Educator
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine (ABIM) and HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)
  • Fellow in Sexual Medicine (FECSM)
Laurence Brenner, PhD, Treasurer
  • Clinical Supervisor Emeritus
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Training the next generation of psychotherapists
Mary Moss, Esq., Secretary
  • California Public Defender
  • Fighting The Man for liberty, equality, and justice
Colin Williams, PhD
  • Sociologist
  • Sex Researcher
Peggy J. Kleinplatz, PhD
  • Sex Educator, Therapist, & Researcher
  • Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Director of Sex and Couples Therapy Training, University of Ottawa
Helen Lees, PhD
  • Writer, philosopher, artist
  • Editor-in-Chief, Other Education - the journal of educational alternatives (www.othereducation.org)
  • Associate Professor (Reader), Faculty of Education, Newman University, England
Richard A. Sprott, PhD
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Co-Chair, APA Division 44 Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, Children, Youth and Families Committee
  • Research Director, The Alternative Sexualities Research Alliance (TASHRA)
  • Executive Director, Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)
Susan Wright, MA
  • Founder of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom
  • Sex Researcher and Educator
Race Bannon
  • Freelance writer, author, speaker and blogger
  • Community organizer and activist
  • For more information see http://bannon.com/bio/
Marla Renee Stewart, MA
  • Sex Educator, Researcher, & Coach
  • Community Organizer & Pleasure Activist
  • Sexuality Speaker & Author
  • Founder - Velvet Lips
  • Co-Founder - Sex Down South Conference, Sexual Liberation Collective, & Sexual Liberation, Art, & Education (SLAE)
  • Board Member - Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW!
Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R
  • Psychotherapist, Activist, Author, Public Speaker... Heretic
  • Specializing in Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Adolescents and Adults, LGBTQ+ issues, BDSM, Polyamory, Sexwork
  • Chair, Board of Directors, The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
  • For more information, see: www.LauraAJacobs.com 
Heath Schechinger, PhD
  • Licensed counseling psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Co-chair of the American Psychological Association Division 44 Consensual Non-monogamy Task Force.
  • Private practice specializing in providing support to the consensual nonmonogamy, kink, queer, and gender-nonconforming communities.
  • For more information, see: https://www.drheathschechinger.com/
H. Umit Sayin, MD, PhD
  • Neuroscientist and pharmacologist, Associate Professor, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • Sexual Therapist and Sexology Educator, Investigator, Writer
  • President, Turkish Association of Sexual Health Education Research and Treatment (CİSEATED-ASEHERT  www.ciseated.org)
  • Founder and Editor-in-Chief of SexuS Journal, www.sexusjournal.com
  • For more information, see www.humitsayin.com

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"There is a tendency to consider anything in human behavior that is unusual, not well known, or not well understood, as neurotic, psychopathic, immature, perverse, or the expression of some other sort of psychologic disturbance."

- Alfred Kinsey