Shamyra Howard is an international award-winning sexologist, licensed clinical social worker, and AASECT certified Sex Therapist who exposes people to what they're missing from intimacy, so they can have a great relationship and better sex! She's the founder of On the Green Couch, where she helps people manage sexual issues, create their best relationships, and have amazing sex. Shamyra is an Amazon best-selling author and creatress of the "Use Your Mouth: Sex and Relationship Conversation" starter cards, and the book, Use Your Mouth: Pocket-Sized Conversations to Simply Increase 7 Types of Intimacy In and Out of the Bedroom. She's even been featured in Oprah Magazine, Fox Soul TV, OWN, Cosmopolitan, The Huff-Post, Men's Health, Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh, and many more! Not to mention her work on TV, on stages around the world, with influencers and celebrities.
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Jessica O’Reilly, PhD is a sexuality professional whose doctoral research focused on sexual health education training for classroom teachers with an emphasis on healthy relationships, HIV/AIDS and intersectionality. Her educational background includes courses in counselling skills, sex and disability, group therapy, equity studies, sexual development, resolving sexual concerns and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She continues to work in the field of education as a guest lecturer and distills the latest relationship and marriage research weekly on Global Television’s The Morning Show. Follow her on Instagram: @SexWithDrJess
Dr. Justin Lehmiller received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Purdue University. He is a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life.
Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, having been honored three times with the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from Harvard University, where he taught for several years.
He is also a prolific researcher and scholar who has published more than 50 academic works, including a textbook titled The Psychology of Human Sexuality that is used in college classrooms around the world.
Dr. Lehmiller's research focuses on topics including casual sex, sexual fantasy, sexual health, and friends with benefits. His studies have appeared in all of the leading journals on human sexuality, including the Journal of Sex Research, Archives of Sexual Behavior, and The Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Dr. Lehmiller has run the popular blog Sex and Psychology since 2011. In 2019, he launched the Sex and Psychology Podcast. It ranks among the top ten sexuality podcasts in several countries and has been named one of "11 sex podcasts that will help you get better in bed" by Men's Health.
Dr. Lehmiller has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, CNN, The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, and The Sunday Times. Dr. Lehmiller has appeared on the Netflix series Sex, Explained, he has been on several episodes of the television program Taboo on the National Geographic Channel, and he has been a guest on Dr. Phil. Dr. Lehmiller has also appeared on numerous podcasts and radio shows.
He is a popular freelance writer, penning columns and op-eds for major publications, including The Washington Post, Playboy, USA Today, VICE, Psychology Today, Men's Health, Politico, and New York Magazine.
Javay Frye-Nekrasova, also known as Javay da BAE, MEd, or The Millennial Sexpert, is a sex educator, content creator, pleasure professional, academic, and media personality. As a sex educator, her work focuses on comprehensive, inclusive, accessible sex education for all. Her areas of expertise are pleasure, communication, and sex toys. She is currently earning a PhD in Human Sexuality from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA and a second PhD in Communication & Media Studies at the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR. Her research focuses on sex work, kink/BDSM, porn, and media’s influence on one’s understandings and beliefs about sexuality. Javay provides sex education via YouTube and Instagram her digital series In Bed With a Millennial.
Sarah Tomchesson advocates for sexual liberation through her work as a sex educator, sex toy evangelist and podcast host. Sarah's passion for helping people connect to their authentic sexual expression is driven by a firm belief that when people experience and access pleasure in a meaningful way it improves their confidence and overall wellbeing. She brings an inclusive, informed and approachable teaching style to a range of topics, specializing in body literacy, embodied somatic techniques, kink, queer sexuality, and sex toys. Sarah is able to speak to all experience levels, sexualities, genders, kinks, and relationship statuses. Sarah's podcast, F*ck Yeah, disrupts traditional ideas about sexuality, intimate relationships, the patriarchy, parenthood, and femininity and her online education program, Pleasure Practices, supports cultivating personal power through pleasure exploration. Sarah advocates for inclusion of comprehensive sex education curriculum in K-12 schools through her role as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for SIECUS - Sex Ed for Social Change.