Meet our pleasure professionals

We have curated a community of instructors whose multitude of identities reflects those of our students.


Luna Matatas

Kate Kenfield


Mia Li





Dr. UC

Uchenna is a sex-positive pelvic health physical therapist who believes that sex education is right, not a privilege. She is on the faculty for the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program, and is one of three licensed Physical Therapists in the world with an AASECT certification in sexuality counseling as well as the only black physical therapist with this specific designation. She sees patients of all genders and sexes who come to her with various issues, including bladder and bowel dysfunction and chronic pain, but mainly talks to patients with some type of sexual dysfunction. Most of the time, their sexual issues can be addressed with a big dose of comprehensive sex ed and a side portion of empowerment.

When it comes to sexual intelligence and great sex education, UC embraces always being unapologetically real, happily crunk, and deliciously kind.


Cavanaugh Quick

Cavanaugh is a queer, fat, trans, Afrotlatinx with a passion for critical thought and personal autonomy. They have a background in social work, narrative neuropsychology, and emergency medicine, which led them to the delicious intersection of sex and kink exploration and education. They are fascinated by every inch of the human body and all the phenomenal ways a person can use it. Cavanaugh has over a decade of experience working with alongside queer and trans folk in educational contexts, cultivating leadership and autonomy in youth and adults and doing community outreach and growth. Outside of education, they work as a multi-focus sex therapist and a supervisor for their local sexual assault crisis hotline. 


Andre Shakti

Andre Shakti is a queer journalist, educator, performer, activist, and professional slut living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission and writes about the revolution for Cosmopolitan, Rewire, Thrillist, MEL, Vice, Autostraddle, and more.  She frequently lectures, coaches and advises on issues surrounding sexual health, politics and pleasure, gender diversity, sex worker rights, non-monogamy, and queerness. When not working, Andre can typically be found marathoning "Law & Order: SVU" under a chaotic pile of partners and pitbulls, and yes, she knows how problematic that show is. Andre is the reigning "polyamory pundit" at her non-monogamy advice column, "I Am Poly(amorous) & So Can You!", which you can visit - and submit questions to! - via"


Cassandra Corrado

Cassandra is a pleasure-positive sex educator who does workshops at colleges and universities across the U.S. She believes that sex ed should be trauma-informed, LGBTQ-inclusive, disability inclusive, evidence based, anti-racist, and encompassing a variety of relationship structures. In all her workshops, Cassandra strives to be honest, empathetic, and flexible. 


Roan Coughtry

Roan Coughtry is a healer, educator, and writer based in Atlanta, Georgia. They teach intersectional sex education and anti-oppression, in addition to coaching folks who are transitioning or questioning their genders. Since 2011, they've worked as a community organizer, sex educator, and personal coach, focusing on personal, relational and collective transformation and healing. They're a regular consultant for the United Nations, where they provide expertise on issues faced by LGBTQ populations. Additionally, they are a lead organizer of Sex Down South, a sexuality conference in Atlanta, and serve on the advisory board of Project AFFIRM, an organization researching transgender resilience. 


Mona Darling

Mona is a former professional dominatrix who has transitioned to working as a kinky sex coach for women, in person and online. Based in Portland, Oregon, she works with women and couples who are curious about the feelings that Fifty Shades of Grey has stirred in their loins. Mona teaches women how to discover, embrace, and communicate their kinks. A very experienced teacher and mentor, she excels at getting people to be comfortable enough to open up about their fantasies and desires. 


Colby Marie Z

Colby Marie has spent over fifteen years pursuing her Masters and PhD in Human Sexuality studies. The better part of her adult life has been immersed in learning, educating, and helping others understand their (and their partners!) bodies, feelings and desires. Specifically, Colby provides sexuality training and coaching to parents, adolescents and professionals.


Sofia Fortin

Sofia Fortin is the founder of the Happy Vagina Project. Her mission is to create connections between the art of sex, feminine woo woo, and unleashing your inner awesome. Sofia is a certified sexuality coach and sex educator who helps women and men reconnect with their inner spark and reignite their love of life and their relationships.

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Lucia Paxton

Lucia Paxton is a self-described sensual Sicilian woman and dedicated responsible hedonist. After years of researching communication, intentional living, sensuality and Deliberate Orgasm (female Orgasm), she had no doubt this was her calling. On she’ll be supporting women and couples to experience divine, orgasmic pleasure in all parts of their life.


Michelle Hope

An award-winning, passionate edu-tainer, MHSexpert, or Michelle, combines their love of pop culture, entertainment, and sexuality into events and media content that educate and motivate. Michelle has developed a unique voice in helping people identify how sexuality is impacting their everyday relationships. Based in New York, MHSexpert is a veteran speaker with over 15 years of experience. Over the course of their career, they have trained and facilitated national programs for Harlem Children's Zone, Community Health Network, NYCDOH, Phoenix House, LAPD, Pacific Oaks College, among many others. Their sexual education seminars, lectures and workshops educate individuals on safe sexual practices and prevention, including, but not limited to, therapeutic alliances dealing with trauma, reproductive justice, youth rights, LBGTQ+ inclusivity, parenting skills, creating safe spaces and healthy relationships. MHSexpert has delivered lectures nationwide, working to help contemporary millennials understand those interactions and make healthy decisions for their sex lives in pursuit of successful, holistic living.


Bianca Palmisano

Bianca Palmisano is the founder of Intimate Health Consulting, where she teaches trauma-informed sex and pleasure education as well as diversity and sensitivity training. Intimate Health Consulting is a national education and training organization, designed to grow sexual health competency in the helping professions. They are committed to the idea that all client-facing professionals should be equipped to talk about sexuality and able to support the specific needs of minority communities, including LGBTQ people, sex workers, and survivors of assault. Bianca has been serving the DC community as a sex educator and medical consultant since 2012, and does community outreach work and speaking there as well. She's given talks on many subjects, including healthy communication, BDSM, and sexual health risk management, at the Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference, the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, SlutWalk DC, and the University of Maryland Sex Week.


Sarah Brynn Holliday

Sarah Brynn Holliday is a queer femme feminist sex blogger, educator, and consultant. She has a background in abortion rights and access, queer and trans liberation, and radical, pleasure-and-trauma-informed sex education. She runs the sex blog Formidable Femme, where she's been writing about how sexuality intersects with feminism, queerness, depression, and trauma since 2015. Sarah is passionate about pushing for ethical, equitable, feminist business practice in the sex toy industry, and often reviews sex toys. She's attended and presented at many conferences, spoken at colleges up and down the east coast, and worked with a bunch of incredible companies.


If you can provide radically inclusive, pleasure-focused, shame-free, trauma-informed sexuality education online, then we'd love to hear from you!