Speaker Bio

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Alex Iantaffi, PhD, MS, SEP, CST, LMFT (they/them)

Session: ADVANCED SAR: Connections of Our Own Making: Ethically Nonmonogamous, Consensually Nonmonogamous, and Polyamorous Relationships and Sexuality

Alex Iantaffi, PhD, MS, SEP, CST, LMFT (they/them) is a family therapist, WPATH certified gender specialist, AASECT certified sex therapist, Somatic ExperiencingⓇ practitioner, clinical supervisor, and author.

Alex is Chair of the Trans and Queer interest network of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and President of the Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT). They have researched, presented and published extensively on gender, disability, sexuality, relationships, and HIV. They are a trans masculine, nonbinary, bi queer, polyamorous, disabled, Italian immigrant and parent who has been living on Dakota and Anishinaabe territories, currently known as Minnesota since 2008.

Alex is the author of award-winning book “Gender Trauma: healing cultural, social, and historical gendered trauma” and co-author of the books “How to UnderstandYour Gender: a practical guide for exploring who you are”, “Life Isn’t Binary”, “How To Understand Your Sexuality”, and “Hell Yeah Self-Care: a Trauma-Informed Workbook”. They also host the podcast Gender Stories.

You can find out more about them at www.alexiantaffi.com or follow them on Twitter and Instagram @xtaffi and @genderstories