Featuring a very special guest, sex educator Erica Smith, M.Ed.! In this episode we're discussing all things sexual health, what makes "good" sex education, and how deep America's puritanical roots really run. This is one of our best and most informative episodes yet. Make sure you're following Erica on Instagram @ericasmith.educates.
Erica Smith, M.Ed is a sexuality educator, consultant, speaker, and writer. She received her Master of Education from Widener University's Center for Human Sexuality Studies.
Since 2000, she's provided sex education to children, teens, and adults. Her areas of specialty include adolescent sexual health, LGBTQ+ youth, justice involved youth, and recovery from purity culture. She developed The Purity Culture Dropout Program to help folks raised in purity culture learn all of the comprehensive, trauma informed, medically accurate, and inclusive sex ed that they didn't have access to while growing up. You can find her on Instagram at @ericasmith.educates.
Referenced in this episode:
“AKA Jane Roe” https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12005998/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
"The Dream" podcast https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/stitcher/the-dream
"[Un]well" Netflix documentary miniseries https://www.netflix.com/title/81044208