A Deaf Sexual Wellness Center you can count on to feel educated, empowered, and valued.

The mission of jooux is to support and empower Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened communities by providing educational and healing opportunities to improve their sexual wellness and their connections with themselves and others.

Vision

jooux envisions a society where information on sexuality is accurate, accessible, inclusive, and culturally relevant from dedicated experts with a goal to empower and encourage individuals to make informed-decisions on their journey with their sexual health, relationships, and lives.
 

Dismantling White Supremacy

Kink-aware

Polyam-aware

LGBTQIA+ affirmative 

We are actively anti-racist, kink-aware, polyam-friendly, and LGBTQIIA+ affirmative professionals and welcome people of all abilities, backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and relationship configurations. We recognize the harmful consequences of discrimination in the lives of those who experience oppression, and seek to remedy these effects with those who we serve.
 

Bethany Gehman

Founder | Owner

She/Her

Bethany Gehman, M.Ed., an AASECT certified sexuality educator, with a decade of experience in child development and education fields. Bethany is a skilled, compassionate educator, coach, and consultant who has supported individuals across the United States and Canada. Bethany, a certified sexuality educator, has more than ten years of experience in child development, K-12 education and sexuality education. As a Certified AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educator, Counselor, and Therapist) Sexuality Educator, Bethany utilizes experiential activities to guide individuals through their ongoing process of being in relationship with themselves and/or their loved ones. With a background in family and child studies and psychology and a master’s degree in human sexuality education, Bethany’s approach with people integrates empathy, accountability, and creativity. Bethany has worked with thousands of individuals, educating and supporting personal and professional journeys.

Administration Team

Meet the talented individuals who are part of our administration team at jooux!

Justin Folk

He/His

Business Manager

melissa kelley colibrí

They/Them

Program Coordinator

Educators in Training

Bethany is committed to inspire and promote more Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, and Late-Deafened community members to become sexuality educators in order to close the gap of effective and accessible Deaf-centric sexuality education. jooux’s new pilot program’s intensive training and support aims to prepare educators to use effective teaching practices for inclusive and accessible sexuality education.

Interested in becoming a sexuality educator?

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