The people below are journalists, sexologists, and other sex positive content creators to follow informed—and entertaining!—coverage.
Sex Positive Journalists
Susie Bright: author, journalist, speaker
Damon Brown: Inc. columnist, contributor to Playboy, Slate and more
Nadia-Elysse: editor of Culture Trip
Jessica P. Ogilvie: contributes to Playboy, The New York Times, LA Weekly, and more
Dr. Debra W. Soh: journalist AND a sexual neuroscientist contributing to Playboy, Globe and Mail, and others
Kayt Sukel: contributes to Atlantic Monthly, the New Scientist, USA Today, the Washington Post, and more
Sexologists, Sex Educators and other Experts
Shannon Boodram a.k.a. Shan Boody is a clinical sexologist, Youtuber and author of “Laid: Young People’s Experiences with Sex in an Easy-Access Culture.” Check out her Youtube channel and follow her on Twitter @shanboody
Meredith L. Chivers is an associate professor and director of sexuality research at Queens University
Philip N. Cohen is a sociologist at the University of Maryland, College Park. His work is not directly related to sex, but he does great research on family structures and their impact on inequality. It’s worth following him to understand how the institutions and cultures around marriage impact society, because those things are often closely related to attitudes and assumptions about sex and sexuality.
Sexplanations is a sex “edutainment” channel by Dr. Lindsey Doe, a doctor of human sexuality who runs a private practice in clinical sexology. She does tons of videos like the one below explaining various sex topics. Follow her on Twitter @elleteedee
Kate McCombs is a sex educator and creator of Tea & Empathy
Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist, sex researcher, and author of The Psychology of Human Sexuality
Carolanne Marcantonio is a Licensed Master Social Worker and sex therapist based in New York
Carol Queen is the staff sexologist at Good Vibrations
Dawn Serra is a sex and relationship coach and sexuality educator
Annie Sprinkle is an artist, sexologist, champion of sex worker rights
Authors and Sex Advice Columnists
Daniel Bergner: author of “What Do Women Want?: Adventures in the Science of Female Desire”*
Sarah Forbes: curator and author of “Sex in the Museum: My Unlikely Career At New York’s Most Provocative Museum”*
Charreah Jackson is an international speaker, lifestyle and relationships editor for ESSENCE magazine, and author Notes to Self, a monthly column on self-development.
Joan Price: author, speaker and advocate for “ageless sexuality”
Mary Roach: author of “Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex”*
Dan Savage: author, sex-advice columnist, host of the Savage Lovecast
Tristan Taormino is a sex educator and author of seven books including Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships.
Karley Sciortino is the creator of Slutever, has a column in Vogue and series on Vice.
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