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Dossie Easton (b. February 26, 1944, Andover, Massachusetts) is an author and family therapist based in San Francisco, California. She lives with her partner in West Marin, California.

She is a nonfiction author and poet. Easton is the co-author of The Ethical Slut: a Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities; Radical Ecstasy; When Someone You Love is Kinky; The New Topping Book; and The New Bottoming Book with Janet W. Hardy (who also writes under the pseudonym of Catherine A. Liszt).

She has been a plenary or keynote speaker at many conferences, including conferences of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, and the University of Hamburg.

Easton has given talks or guest lectures at many colleges and universities including UCSC, Bryn Mawr, University of California, Berkeley, Mills College, Pomona College, and San Francisco State University.

Her B.A. is from New College of California, 1975, and MA in Education and Counseling from University of San Francisco, 1989. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 1991, USF. Her bachelor's thesis was titled Sex is Nice and Pleasure is Good for You. She worked at the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic Psych Annex in 1968 as a psychedelic crisis guide. She has been part of San Francisco Sex Information since 1972. She had a radio show on sexuality on KPOO San Francisco from 1973-1975 called "Get in Touch", as Mandy Jenkins. She has worked in battered women's centers and mental health clinics in Santa Cruz, Sunnyvale, and San Francisco.

She was a member of the first Board of Directors of the Society of Janus in 1974, and is a life member; also is or has been a member of other well-known BDSM organizations such as SAMOIS, Outcasts, Exiles, and Black Leather Wings, a radical faerie group.

In 1969, Easton made a lifetime commitment to a philosophy of sex positive feminism and nonmonogamy. Her books are often used and cited as fundamental to the polyamory movement.

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Total Books: 9
The Ethical Slut Third Edition A Practical Guide to Polyamory Open Relationships and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love
The Ethical Slut A Roadmap for Relationship Pioneers
2009 - The Ethical Slut a Roadmap for Relationship Pioneers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781587613371
ISBN-10: 1587613379
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Self-Help, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 6

Radical Ecstasy SM Journeys to Transcendence
2004 - Radical Ecstasy Sm Journeys to Transcendence (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890159627
ISBN-10: 189015962X
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

The New Topping Book
2003 - The New Topping Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890159368
ISBN-10: 1890159360
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8

The New Bottoming Book
2001 - The New Bottoming Book (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890159351
ISBN-10: 1890159352
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 12

When Someone You Love Is Kinky
2000 - When Someone You Love Is Kinky (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890159238
ISBN-10: 1890159239
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

The Bottoming Book How to Get Terrible Things Done to You by Wonderful People
The Topping Book Or Getting Good at Being Bad
1998 - The Topping Book or Getting Good at Being Bad (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780963976352
ISBN-10: 0963976354
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2

The Ethical Slut A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities
1998 - The Ethical Slut a Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890159016
ISBN-10: 1890159018
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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