Sandra Daugherty punches sexual shame in the face. The sex educator is a firm believer in the right to healthy intimate experiences and the skills that get us there.
Sandra is known the world over for her podcast, "Sex Nerd Sandra." At once irreverent and educational, the show has earned a top spot on iTunes. Its loyal listenership (over 14 million downloads) is vocal about Sandra's impact, describing her as "inspiring" with "contagious enthusiasm" and an "awesome nerd-like ability that [she's] not afraid to show."
Her weekly podcast has run since 2011 under the Nerdist Industries banner with no end in sight.
Her professional journey began in 2009 normalizing sexuality through sex-positive workshops and she continues to teach as well as appearing across other platforms including web and TV shows, podcasts, documentaries, panels, lectures, personal coaching and consulting.
Her background in cultural anthropology, philosophy, and broadcast journalism provide crucial lenses through which she views her work. Sandra has completed the comprehensive sex educator training program provided by San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI), attends professional conferences and workshops regularly, and is passionately committed to creating a safe space for each person's unique intimate needs.
Her methods include heavy doses of physical comedy, playful insight, and surprising disclosure.
What's the best way to give a sex toy at Christmas? Well, really that's up to you, but around the dinner table with Aunt Mavis may not be the best option.
Our top tip would be to pop any sexy gifts in your partner's Christmas stocking: It's better for the giver, and the receiver.
How? Not only do most people open their stocking in the privacy of their bedroom which makes receiving a sexy treat more intimate, but most Christmas stockings are filled with an array of goodies, making the giving process a little less daunting too.
Join Jess and Lisa in this weeks special festive sex toy video to find out which toys they'd give to their partner in a stocking.
Reckon we missed a perfect toy, or got a question for us? Pop it in the comments!
Shan Boodram is a Sexologist, author, and the Internet’s most sought-after, certified sex educator, dating coach, and relationship expert with over 25 million YouTube views alongside her mainstream coverage across ABC’s “The View,” MTV, The Steve Harvey Show, CNN, The New York Times, Forbes and Time Magazine.
Known by her community as “Shan Boody,” she is currently the relationship-expert host and a consulting producer for Facebook Watch’s, Make Up or Break Up which is now in its second season. Make up or Break Up is streamed live in front of a studio audience.
Boodram solidified her status as a go-to-girl in the dating space as the host and executive producer of the Fullscreen series, Your Perfect Date, where she serves as a coach to help individuals in need of polished dating protocol.
She currently lives in Los Angeles where she is a full-time vocal advocate for sex-positive conversations and empowering the masses with clinical information through a youthful lens and has has brand new book set for release in 2019.