Our specialists each have an online presence to accommodate virtual learning experiences for all members of your family and community. Click on the links to their websites to learn about their unique area of expertise, sign up for their newsletters, and to contact them.
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Founder: Rowena Thomas
AmazingMe has been presented in over 150 schools around Australia. Program topics can be adapted to suit the needs and ethos of school communities. The purposeis to educate, encourage and facilitate open, positive ongoing conversations in families about all things related to sexuality.
Topics: Bodies, body safety, puberty, periods, sex, reproduction, birth, relationships, pornography, cyber-safety, consent. Also, how to have conversations with children.
Age Groups: Parents, parent and youth, youth only.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Sex Ed Rescue
Founder: Cath Hakanson (she/her)
Cath Hakanson helps parents to find a better way to talk about sex so they can empower their child to (one day) make smart sexual decisions. Where they learn how to naturally talk to their kids about sex all while respecting their personal values.
Topics: Sex education, respectful relationships, child sexual development & behaviour, sexual values & beliefs, sexualisation, sexual diversity, gender, puberty, consent & pornography.
Program Categories: parent-only, parent-child, youth-centered, professionals who work with children.
Location: Cloisters Square WA, Australia, online learning
Sex Education Australia (SEA)
Founder: Justine Kiely-Scott (she/her) and Jenny Ackland
SEA offers students in primary and secondary schools the opportunity to gain accurate and age-appropriate information that is delivered in a relaxed and non-judgemental way. We also aim to support parents to learn and gain confidence to talk to the children in their care about topics related to sexuality and respectful relationships. SEA is not affiliated with any religious or political organisations, or lobby groups, and acknowledges, and is sensitive to, the wide-ranging values and beliefs that we know families have in our communities. We also know, though, that no matter a child’s background, all young people need access to accurate, fact-based information that will help them as they grow and develop.
Topics: Sexuality and respectful relationships
Program Categories: Parent, parent - child, primary students, secondary students, university students, teacher professional development
Location: Victoria, Australia, online learning
Website: Sex Education Australia
Founder: Saleema Noon (she/her)
We are the go-to group when it comes to sex-positive, comprehensive sexual health education. We empower kids with the information and skills they need. We support parents in having open, meaningful conversations with their kids about important topics.
Topics: Sexual health, consent, healthy relationships, gender, reproduction, birth, pleasure, puberty, body image, assertiveness, internet safety, emotional health.
Program categories: Youth-centred, parent only, online and in-person.
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Website: Saleema Noon, Sexual Health Educator
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-418-9417
Founder: Rosalia Rivera (she/her/they). Rosalia is a consent educator, abuse prevention specialist, sexual literacy advocate, speaker, change agent, host of the AboutCONSENT™ podcast, creatrix of CONSENTwear™ and child sexual abuse survivor turned thriver.
Topics: Primary topics addressed are child sexual abuse prevention and consent parenting working specifically with parents who are CSA survivors themselves.
Program categories: Parent only
Location: Ontario, Canada
Founder: Kerri Isham (she/her) offers pre-recorded trainings, one-on-one support, trainings for adults and workshops on-line on Zoom (all ages) and in person. Workbooks for students are offered on her website.
Topics: Sexual abuse prevention, special needs education and LGBTQIQAP advocacy.
Age groups: Parent-only, parent-child, teen sexual health series, preschool, primary school, middle school and high school.
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Founder: Nadine Thornhill (she/her) is a sexuality educator. She helps parents, caregivers, and educators open up, get real, and have fun teaching youth about sexuality. Nadine also provides mentorship and career coaching to aspiring and emerging sexuality educators.
Topics: Consent, pleasure, communication, puberty, child and adolescent sexuality, sex in media.
Age groups: Parent-only/educators/youth-centered.
Location: Toronto, ON
Contact: email@example.com 416-576-7998
Founder: Landa Fox (she/her)
Providing education & training in the areas of sexual health, relationships, and sex education for neurodiverse/disabled individuals, their families, and their communities; direct work with youth, parent-child, and support systems; Victoria, BC, Canada
Website: Positive Connections
Contact: 250-588-5984 firstname.lastname@example.org
Socials: Instagram: @positiveconnections
Founder: Martha Solomon, MA (she/her)
Mosaic Sexual Health Education: Comprehensive, Inclusive, and Shame-Free!
Their mission is to provide schools, colleges, universities, parents, teachers, professionals, and community organizations with high-quality, comprehensive, body-positive, and inclusive sexual health education that is engaging and fun! Their workshops are positive, empowering, confidence-boosting, and fun!
Topics: Healthy Sexual Development for children (Body Talks: ages 0-7
Tween Talks: ages 8-13, Teen Talks: ages13+) workshop for parents and educators
How to Answer Any Question workshop for parents and educators.
Inclusive Puberty Education, Consent Education, Healthy Relationships, Healthy Sexual Decision Making, STIs and STI Prevention, Sexual Harassment, 2SLGBTQIA+ Inclusion for Parents and Educators, Media Literacy and Porn Education (for students, parents, and educators)
Professional Development for Educators (Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed for grades K-3, 4-7, 8+)
Location: Kamloops, BC
Founder: Tessy Vanderhaeghe (she/her/elle)
Yes Tess is a call for an enthusiastic and positive approach to education and conversations about sexuality. From workshops to social media, Tess offers inclusive, evidence-based and sex-positive information about sexuality, menstruation, birth control, puberty, STIs, and more!;
youth centered; parent-only (families and caring adults); teachers/educators
Location: British Columbia
Outspoken Sex Ed
Founder: Leah Jewett (she/her)
Outspoken Sex Ed gets parents talking openly with their children about sex, bodies, consent, pleasure and relationships, which helps with safeguarding, improves mental health and strengthens the parent-child connection. If parents meet their children on the level of talking openly, they both stand to learn a lot about themselves and each other. She has developed playing cards for families as well, Sex Ed on the Cards.
Topic areas: Sex and relationships, bodies and body image, pornography and sexting, consent and pleasure, sexuality and identity, and gender stereotypes
Website: Outspoken Sex Ed
Contact info: +44 7899 084 205 / email@example.com
Founder: Jenni Gates (she/her)
Jenni Gates is a counselling therapist and relationships and sex educator providing workshops and webinars for schools, teachers, work places and families internationally from the UK.
Location: Devon, England
Website: Jenni Gates Therapy
Socials: Twitter: Jenni Gates Therapy
Facebook: Workshops for Wellbeing
Founder: Sarah Sproule (she/them) is a Therapist/Counselor who supports parents and other caring adults to stay connected to their growing kids by having conversations about bodies, sex of all types, and consent. Sarah specifically supports adults who now realize they've had difficult experiences in their past (probably to do with fundamental religious groups). Sarah helps them get past their nervous system that is telling them that talking to kids about sex and related topics is too dangerous to do. Sarah uses self-compassion techniques to enable their clients to be successful. Sitting in a Car is Sarah's podcast.
Topic(s): Parenting with awkwardness and embarrassment
- Sex and non-sex of all types
- Relationships of all types
- Connection/Empathy/Communication/Supporting growing children to be themselves and discover their own values
Age Group: Parents only
Podcast: Sitting in the Car
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Founder: Julia Feldman (she/her/they)
Julia Feldman is a teacher who supports people of all ages with the compassionate, empowering, and scientifically accurate sex education we all deserve. She is passionate about creating educational experiences that center the needs of students and encourage them to move through the world informed, confident, equipped to care for themselves and others, and free of shame.
She provides coaching, support, and curricular design for teachers and schools, as well as direct instruction for parents and students (both in the classroom and less formal settings).
Age Groups: Parent-only, parent-child, youth-centered, teacher-centered
Location: Oakland, CA
Cofounders: Kara Haug, MTS and Jenny Mohler, MS
Reframing our Stories helps families, schools, and churches change the narrative around how we talk about sexuality.Their have a podcast, Reframing Our Stories, as well.
Topics: Consent, body autonomy, puberty, gender identity and orientation, communication, intimacy, technology, sexuality through the life span, and more.
Age Groups: Parents and youth, school personnel, and faith leaders.
Location: Sacramento, California
Website: Reframing our Stories, LLC
Phoenix Mandel, CSE
Founder: Phoenix Mandel, CSE (they/them)
Phoenix Mandel, CSE, (they/them) is an AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator. They have been a sexuality educator and consultant since 2006, focusing on sex & body positivity, LGBTQIA+, ethical nonmonogamy, BDSM, and other issues of sexual health and sexual rights. Phoenix has taught internationally, and currently resides in Los Angeles. They have an intersectional approach, with a mission to make sex education more queer and more comprehensive.
Age groups: parent-child, youth-centered
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Founder: Heidi Winig (she/her)
Askable Parents offers inclusive and comprehensive sexual health education workshops for young people and for families. They provide private consultations for parents and caregivers to support you to talk with your own children about these important topics.
Lastly, they can provide guidance for parents to better understand the sexual health education being taught at your children's schools, and to help you advocate for more inclusive, comprehensive, and medically-accurate approach if needed.
Topics: Inclusive, comprehensive sex education.
Age groups: Parents, young people, families
Website: Askable Parents
Dr. Chrystal de Freitas (she/her) is a pediatrician and health educator who founded Healthy Chats for Mothers and Tweens. These are in-home seminars which are fun, educational experience for mothers and daughters.
She also teaches a class for parents of young children ages 4 to 8 called "The Birds and the Bees with Ease!"
Location: San Diego, CA
Founder: Anya Manes (she/her)
Anya Manes, educator and parent coach of
talkingaboutsex.com, supports parents in raising sexually healthy kids. This includes strategies to prevent sexual abuse, healthy responses to their child's sexual exploration, boundaries and consent skill building, how to answer questions and initiate conversations, how to discuss media messages and guide young adults around cybersexuality (sexting and pornography).
Location: San Francisco, CA
Founder: Narda Skov (she/her
Narda is a sexuality health educator who has taught adolescent sexuality for over twenty five years. I teach small groups both in and out of school(s), as well as parent groups and lead camp sessions. She is the founder of Teen Health Educator (teenhealtheducator.com) and is an Assistant at Ageless Sexuality (www.ageless-sexuality.net). A podcast is in development.
Primary Topics Covered: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph: 510.333.7848 c.
Founder: Jill Whitney, LMFT (she/hers)
Jill Whitney is a therapist/counselor who helps parents, young people, and clinicians increase their comfort level in talking about all aspects of human sexuality.
Age Groups: Parents, young people
Founder: Lauren Barineau, MPH, CHES, (she/her)
Talk More is an organization focused on providing resources to families and other trusted adults to support their ability to have positive and proactive conversations about healthy sexuality throughout childhood in age-appropriate and integrated ways. Visit Talk More to download our Parent Planners, join a Caregiver Workshop, or request specific support in program development or training.
Topics: Family and other trusted adult communication about sexuality, capacity building support for sexuality educators.
Category: Parent-only, Other school and community-based trusted adults (ie, teachers, community nonprofits, church leaders, etc.)
Carrie Koziol, Inc
Founder: Carrie Koziol (she/hers)
Carrie is a Women's Health Physical Therapist with a passion for vaginas. As the mother of three children (one teen daughter), it is her mission to bring comprehensive menstruation education to mainstream awareness through her Mom and Me Menstruation workshops.
Age groups: Parents and tweens/teens.
Locations: Western suburbs of Chicago and online:
Teen World Confidential
Founder: Kim Cook, RN CHES (she/her)
Teen World Confidential offers parents an online experience to help navigate conversations about sex and relationships with children of all ages.
Topics: Foundations of relationships, effective conversations, building connections, sex positivity, physical, mental, social health.
Age groups: For parents of infants on up.
Location: Chicago-area, Illinois
Website: Teen Word Confidential
International Sex Education Day
Founder: Kim Cook, RN CHES
ISED is held on February 2 each year. This is a day in which parents and other caring adults are encouraged to spend (just) ten minutes initiating conversations with their kids about sex and/or relationships.
Topics: Anything related to sex or relationships.
Age Groups: All
Kristin Fairholm (she/her) is the ED of
EyesOpenIowa. The mission of EyesOpenIowa (EOI) is to empower communities to provide people with comprehensive sexual health information and services to make healthy and informed decisions about sex and relationships, both now and in the future.
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
@eyesopeniowa - Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Founder: Megara Bell (they/them)
Partners in Sex Education provides comprehensive sex education for the Greater Boston Area. They also consult with local school districts.
'Website: Partners in Sex Education
Kathryn Harrison (she/they)
Kathryn (Katie) is entering their first year of a master's program at Widener University, and is excited to start studying sexuality education at an advanced level!; their interests are in youth, intersectionality, consent education, and social justice; they want to focus on youth-centered programs.
Lori Reichel, PhD
Lori Reichel (she/her/hers) is a passionate health educator who knows how to connect with children and youth, administrators, and parents and caregivers. She has authored two books, Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty: Insights from a nationally recognized health educator (found at Amazon) and Tools for Teaching Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education. Additionally, she has a podcast, The Puberty Prof and an app, TALK Puberty.
Primary topics: Puberty Education, School Health Education, National Sexuality Education Standards
Age Groups: Parent-child, K-12 education
Facebook: Lori Reichel
Facebook Page: Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty
Founder: Wendy Sellers (she/her)
Wendy Seller's mission is to stamp out silence, shame, and stigma by equipping all young people have a positive puberty experience.
She works with educators, parents, caregivers, and other trusted adults, equipping them with the tools to teach young people.
Primary topics: Puberty
Age groups: Parents/Trusted Adults
Contact: Wendy.Sellers@PubertyCurriculum.com, UGH-PUBERTY (844-782-3789)
Heather (she/her) works as an AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator for a public health department in Holland MI. She works with youth 5th -college and parents.
She teaches sexual health in a variety of settings, partners with schools on their sex ed advisory boards, collects sexual health data, presents at state and local conference, is a member of the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health, coordinates a condom distribution program (wear one) that has now been replicated in 45 other counties in MI, mentors future sexual health educator and has been the field for 20 years.
Location: Holland, MI
Barbara Gross (she/her), MA, MEd, BCBA, LBA, CSE
Behavior analyst and sexuality educator, providing individualized education and assessment for youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She also provides parent education and trainings for educators who want to make their sex education more accessible.
Topics: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Age Groups: All
Location: Ballwin, MO (International reach)
Guerrilla Sex Ed
Founder: Steph Auteri (she/her)
Steph Auteri is a journalist who has written about sexuality education for the Atlantic, the Washington Post, VICE, Rewire.News, and elsewhere. Her site, Guerrilla Sex Ed, is an online resource for those seeking out alternative sources of sex education because traditional, school-based sex ed has failed them.
Age groups: Parent-child
Location: New Jersey
Website: Guerilla Sex Ed
Book: A Dirty Word
Jamie Sclafane Consulting
Founder: Jamie Sclafane, MS, MCHES® (she/her/hers)
Jamie Sclafane is a Sexuality Educator who provides education and guidance to schools, children, teenagers and their families. In addition to providing workshops for students and parents on a variety of topics, she also evaluates and develops curricula and trains teachers and school staff on how to best deliver sexuality education lessons.
Age groups: Youth and parents
Location: New Jersey
Founder: Michal Greenberg-Cohen (she/her)
Michal helps parents of teens have meaningful conversations with their teens about relationships, safer sex, and porn exposure, which is her specialty. Located in NYC, Michal has a global virtual presence.
Website: Ask Michal
Contact: email@example.com 917-828-4968.
Socials:YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/michalgcohen
Founder: Ellen Friedrichs (she/her)
Ellen Friedrichs is a health educator, writer, and mom of three kids. Originally from Canada, she now lives in New York, where she runs the middle and high school health education program and teaches college in the CUNY system. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, HuffPost, and Rewire News. She is the author of the book, Good Sexual Citizenship: How to Create a (Sexually) Safer World (Cleis Press: 2019).
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 917-698-1308
Meghan Conklin (she/her)
Lori Rolleri (she/her)
Lori A. Rolleri, MSW, MPH (she/her), is Principal of Lori Rolleri Consulting (established in 2012). Lori specializes in developing behavior-change interventions, curricula and messaging, capacity building and training, writing and editing, meeting facilitation, program planning, and evaluation. Her work focuses on sexual and reproductive health, youth development, intimate partner violence, parenting, and gender equality. Her projects are based in the U.S. and the developing world, in particular Sub-saharan Africa.
Location: Bellerose, NY
Founder: Richelle Frabotta, MSED, CSE, CSES
Richelle teaches, encourages, supports and promotes personal agency, healthy choices, sexual wellness, pleasure through communication, connection, and community.
They are happy to co-create a learning community with folx who are marginalized and include identities that fall within in the majority (privileged).
Topics: Personal agency, healthy choices, sexual wellness, pleasure through communication, connection, and community.
Age groups: Educates sex education students.
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Founder: Lydia Bower (she/they)
A certified sex educator, Lydia teaches families and educators how to talk to children about subjects like gender, reproduction, and abuse.
Age groups: Adult
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Socials: IG/FB/Twitter: @lydiambowers
Anna Ambrus (she/her)
Anna Ambrus is an aspiring sexuality educator who is a current M.Ed student in Human Sexuality Studies with a Sex Education Track at Widener University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies. Human sexuality.
Topics she is interested in include parent-child communication, LGBTQ+ issues, parent education and age-appropriate sexuality curricula discussing topics of consent, pleasure, communication and relationships.
Student: Widener University
Sex Positive Families:
Founder: Melissa Pintor Carnagey (she/they)
Sex Positive Families' offerings include virtual workshops; online courses for youth and parents; digital guides; reading list; and parent coaching.
Topics: Sex positive parenting, inclusive puberty education, consent at home, porn literacy, pleasure-centered sexuality education.
Age Groups: Children of all ages; parents
Location: Texas, Online learning
Birds & Bees & Kids
Founder: Amy Lang, MA (she/her)
Birds & Bees Kids provides classes and support for parents of children ages 2 - 12 including the online Birds & Bees Solutions Center, books, live and virtual classes and a sassy advice-column style podcast called Just Say This!. Trainings about sexual behavior in children and sexual abuse prevention for early childhood educators and youth serving organizations are also a significant part of their work.
Topic(s):Sex positive parent education for parents of pre-school through elementary age children; porn exposure prevention; body boundaries; healthy sexual behavior in children; and sexual abuse prevention training for early childhood and youth serving organizations
Age group(s): Parents of children ages 2 - 12 and early childhood and youth serving organization staff.
Location(s): Washington State, Virtual
Founder: Amy Johnson, MSW (she/her)
Amy works with organizations and faith communities to develop and lead sexuality education programs that dismantle shame and stigma about bodies and relationships.
Topics: Puberty, gender, consent, decision-making, body image, reproduction, risk reduction, connections to faith.
Age Group(s): Parents/caregivers, parent/caregiver and child, youth-centered, educators, youth leaders, trainers.
Location: Federal Way, WA
Founder: Jo Langford, Therapist, Sex Educator, Author, Speaker, Dad (he/him)
Jo has been an educator for tweens, teens and parents, in Seattle, Washington for the last 20 years. From working in peer counseling and student outreach programs in high schools, to medical, residential and psychiatric settings, he now provides training for organizations and agencies as well therapy to adolescents and families around a gambit of sexuality themes - with an emphasis on LGBT issues, Internet safety, digital citizenship and comprehensive sex education.
He speaks internationally using information, education and humor to help parents and professionals increase their knowledge and self-confidence as a proactive defense against the unfortunate consequences that sometimes accompany teen sexuality, behavior and development.
Topics: Sexuality/ technology and adolescence with LGBTQ+ emphasis.
Age groups: Youth-centered and parent-focused coaching.
Location: Seattle, WA
Savvy Parents Safe Kids
Founder: Christy Keating, J.D., Certified Parent Coach® (she/hers)
Savvy Parents Safe Kids provides classes and support to parents and caregiving/youth serving organizations of children ages 0-18 in preventing both child sexual abuse and sexual assault. As a former criminal prosecutor with a specialty in sexually violent predators, Christy brings a unique legal perspective to prevention work. As a Certified Parent Coach and founder of The Heartful Parent, Christy also coaches parents one-on-one and provides an online membership community for parents at The Heartful Parent Academy.
Topics: Sexual abuse prevention training, consent, online safety (including pornography exposure prevention), decision-making, body boundaries, and having "the talk" with children ages 4-12.
Age groups: Parents of children 0-18 and caregiver/youth serving organizations
Location(s): Washington State, Virtual
The Center for Respect
Founder: Mike Domitrz (He/Him/His)
Helping individuals and organizations build a culture of respect and consent for all people.
Topics: Societal influences on sexual decision-making, addressing porn and nudes, consent, bystander intervention, supporting survivors, and healthy relationships.
Age Groups: All
Location: Work with organizations around the world (we are located in Wisconsin)
Contact: email@example.com 800-329-9390
Founding Member: Ellie Goldstein (she/her)
Embarrassed to Ask was founded by Ellie Goldstein (she/her) and Christine Hagstrom (she/her).
They are experienced sex educators working to build inclusive spaces and empower young people to make healthy decisions. They offer curriculum development, implementation and evaluation planning, and professional development for educators, parents, and health care providers. They are in the early stages of building our consulting firm, but for now their work is mostly with educators and young people. Most of their work is virtual though we are currently located in Wisconsin and Washington state.
Location: Fox Point, WI