Recommended Reading

The Sex and Pleasure Book
by Carol Queen with Shar Rednour
The Guide to Getting It On
by Dr. Paul Joannides
The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex
by Cathy Winks & Anne Semans
Healing Sex
by Staci Haines
The Unlaced Librarian
A fabulous sexuality blog by Leandra Vane
The Intimate Couple
by Drs. Jack Rosenberg and Beverly Morse


The Journal of Positive Sexuality

Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)

The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality


Sex Nerd Sandra
SSN is hands down my favorite resource for gleaning new information about sex. And it's a delight to listen to! Join sexuality educator Sandra Daugherty and special guests for a loving laugh at the fundamentals of human nature. She explores fascinating topics and perspectives on sex and love.

Open Source Sex
Sophisticated erotica, smart sex ed, outrageous interviews and more with leading sex educator, award-winning author and celeb columnist Violet Blue. And be sure to check out all the fabulous books she's authored.

Sex is Fun
Dedicated to the rational discussion of human sexuality from the approach of fun, enjoyment and pleasure. Each episode features a different topic that will discuss how to maximize sexual enjoyment while avoiding all the dangers of sex.

Informed Local Sex Stores

A Touch of Romance
5901 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Culver City, Ca 90230

The Pleasure Chest
7733 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, Ca 90046
Here you will find all manner of sexual exploration from books to toys to comedy nights to classes & demonstrations. Go check them out!

Remember, therapy is a wonderful and safe place to get support in your sexual or gender explorations. It IS ok to talk about it.