Recognizing the responsibilities of a professional organization to society and in accordance with its own Mission Statement, The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) has adopted the following statement regarding professional ethics. This statement applies to all members, regardless of membership category, in their pursuit of professional activities.

All members of The Society are expected to abide by the ethical guidelines or codes of ethics of their respective disciplines, professional organizations, places of work, or educational institutions. Further, The Society strives to support the dignity of every person.