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Identify your Sexual Projects

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It helps to know what we’re doing and why we're doing it in any area of life, including our sexual expression and relationships. Reflecting on your sexual projects is a way to understand what’s important to you and what’s motivating your behavior. Identifying your sexual projects can improve your confidence, give you the chance to change direction if you need to, and most importantly, start communicating with others. 

Watch this short video as an introduction to sexual projects, and then take the quiz to help you reflect on your sexual projects. This will support you in developing your own--and supporting others’--sexual citizenship.

Sexual Projects Quiz

The concept of sexual projects comes from research led by Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan at Columbia University, described in their book Sexual Citizens.

This quiz was developed by Brianna Booth, PhD. Please email her at if you have feedback on making it a more useful tool. 

Learn more about the concept of personal projects from personality and motivational psychologist Brian R. Little.