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Dorian Solot

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Dorian Solot
Dorian co-founded Sex Discussed Here!, co-created all its programs, and trains and supervises our fantastic team of sex educators. She has presented over 600 programs around the country at colleges and universities, businesses, churches, regional and national conferences, and adult education centers, and continues to present a small number of programs each year. However, these days you’re more likely to work with Dorian during the planning process for your event: she is the person who answers our phone and emails, guiding hundreds of students and staff people through the process of making each event a success.

As a breast cancer survivor who discovered a lump in her own breast at age 26, Dorian knows that being comfortable with her own body may have saved her life. As a result, she is passionate about increasing people's knowledge and comfort with their own bodies. Trained as a sexuality educator at Brown University, Dorian has authored several articles about the scientific study of female orgasm. In addition, she is a certified birth doula, providing professional labor support to women and their partners during childbirth. (As she jokes, “If I’m gonna teach how babies get in there, the least I can do is help women get them out of there, too.”)

Dorian and Marshall are the authors of the book I Love Female Orgasm: An Extraordinary Orgasm Guide. Her media appearances include The O'Reilly Factor, The Early Show, CNN, NBC, The New York Times, National Public Radio, USA Today, Time, The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cosmopolitan, Psychology Today, Men's Health, and numerous other newspapers, radio, and television shows. She lives with Marshall and their two daughters in Albany, New York.


Marshall Miller

Marshall Miller
Marshall co-founded Sex Discussed Here!, co-created all its programs and continues to earn audience praise for his funny, down-to-earth approach as a sex educator. He has presented over 800 programs around the country at colleges and universities, businesses, churches, regional and national conferences, and adult education centers. Marshall has a degree in Sexuality and Society from Brown University. He has over six years of experience running HIV and STD prevention programs, most recently as the Prevention Education Programs Manager at the Research and Evaluation Department of Fenway Community Health in Boston. Marshall founded Fenway’s BiHealth Program and the Safer Sex Educator Team. He provided multi-session counseling with at-risk clients and trained and led a team of fifty educators to conduct outreach and education about safer sex, STDs, and sexuality. Marshall is also trainer of teachers for the Unitarian Universalist and United Church of Christ Our Whole Lives sexuality education program. He was named a "Person to Watch" by USA Today.

Marshall and Dorian co-authored the book I Love Female Orgasm: An Extraordinary Orgasm Guide. His media appearances include CNN, NBC, The New York Times, National Public Radio, USA Today, Time, The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cosmopolitan, Psychology Today, Men's Health, and numerous other newspapers, radio, and television shows. Marshall and Dorian live with their two daughters in Albany, New York.


Our Sex Educators


Colin Adamo

Colin Adamo
Colin started his exploration into the world of sex ed at age 16, on the floor of his local bookstore’s Sex & Relationships section. He nourished this curiosity as a Yale student, where he majored in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. While in college, he trained hundreds of college student volunteers to teach health education in New Haven public high schools as part of the program he co-coordinated. During an internship in England, he researched a guide for LGBT university students in the UK.

Since that time, Colin has served as the Coordinator of Young Men’s Initiatives at Advocates for Youth, the nation’s leading sex education advocacy organization, and as the youngest member of Trojan Condoms’ Sexual Health Advisory Council. He is also the creator of Hooking Up & Staying Hooked, an online sexual health and relationship resource specifically for teen boys. Colin and his partner and dog are recent transplants to Salt Lake City, where he’s surviving the adrenaline rush of being a newbie at every single mountain sport there is.


Maybe Burke

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Maybe Burke
As a transfeminine educator and advocate, Maybe Burke makes complex topics like gender identity, sexuality, and LGBTIPQQA issues accessible to all. They are the founder of The Trans Literacy Project, a collaboration with trans artists and activists to create an accessible web series about trans experiences from the perspective of trans people. In their educational projects, Maybe works to help cisgender (non-transgender) people know how to talk to and about trans people without being confused or offensive, while empowering trans and gender non-conforming people to take charge of their own place in the world.

Maybe is certified in LGBTQ Competency by the Institute of Human Identity. They name Dr. Seuss as their favorite poet, proclaim a deep love for Oreos, and claim an ability to quote the entire series of Friends. They live in New York City with a cat named Adam.


Stephanie Campos

Stephanie Campos
Stephanie Campos has been teaching about sex, consent, and LGBTQ issues for over a decade, from homeless shelters and inner city clinics to medical schools and college classrooms. She was the Women’s Health Education Program Coordinator at the Community Healthcare Network in New York City, providing workshops and counseling for youth and adults on safer sex, sexual orientation, body image, healthy relationships, and numerous other topics.

Stephanie has been an instructor for the Gynecologic Teaching Associates Program, training medical students how to conduct women’s health exams. She also served as the Bilingual LGBTQI Health Educator at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, focusing on transgender health issues. Stephanie hails from a half-Peruvian, half-Colombian family of hardcore salsa dancers. She lives in Philadelphia with her two dogs.


Sean Desiree

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Sean Desiree
As a non-binary, genderqueer activist, an indie rock musician, and an educator, Sean has a long history of working to fight oppression in all forms. Sean got their start in activism in New York City as part of a queer people of color anti-violence collective based at the Audre Lorde Project community center. Sean is on the board of Holding Our Own, a multiracial, multicultural, feminist social justice foundation, and co-founded their local chapter of the Black Lives Matters movement.

Sean has performed at the People's Summit, Netroots Nation, and Trans-Q Live!, and has presented workshops on the history of queer music at colleges and festivals around the U.S. When Sean isn’t performing or presenting, they build and sell fine furniture made from pallets and other upcycled wood, are a dedicated thrift store shopper, and take foosball way too seriously. They live in Albany, NY with their partner, daughter, and cat.


Rachel Dart

Rachel Dart
Rachel Dart has been giving sexual health advice to her friends ever since her teenage sleepover party days. She got her start teaching about the subject more officially as a student at New York University, where she was trained by the Office of Health Promotion to teach sexual health workshops. Inspired by that experience, she went on to provide emergency room crisis counseling for survivors of intimate partner violence through Mt. Sinai Medical Center's Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program.

Rachel also works with the New York City Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence, presenting workshops on dating violence and healthy relationships in high schools, colleges, faith communities, and youth detention centers throughout the city. She has also won several prestigious fellowships in her other identity as a theater director. In her free time, she likes to take on overly ambitious baking projects. Rachel lives with her partner in New York City, where she is still delighted to be her friends' go-to sexual health expert.


Lindsay Fram

Lindsay Fram
Lindsay Fram has been working in the sexuality field for over 15 years, teaching, writing curriculum, and providing parent education and professional development to other sex educators. She is a contributing author to Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power, Consent and Unhealthy Relationships and is a member of the ANSWER - Sex Etc. Review Board.

Lindsay has a Master of Public Health from Tulane University, and spent two years in the Peace Corps in Guatemala, launching a HIV prevention initiative that trained hundreds of teachers across the country. She recently finished writing an innovative sex ed curriculum based on modern neuroscience.

Lindsay lives in Brooklyn, NY, and spends what little free time she has reading books for her Sexual Literacy Society book club, jogging around Prospect Park in bright green sneakers, and checking out the hottest new ramen spots in town.


Maggie Keenan-Bolger

Maggie Keenan-Bolger
Maggie brings extensive experience teaching about sexuality, LGBTQ issues, HIV/AIDS, and healthy relationships to diverse populations: high school and college students, homeless youth, and elders. She has a degree in Gender and Women's Studies from Oberlin College, and is trained as a teacher of the Our Whole Lives comprehensive sex education program.

Maggie's other passion is applied theater, which combines theater, personal stories, and activism to create social change. She toured with a play she wrote to raise awareness about self-injury, based on interviews she conducted, and also with another piece she created that addressed street harassment and other issues women face in public spaces. Born and raised in inner-city Detroit, Maggie now lives in New York City with a three-legged and a four-legged cat. In her spare time, she roots for her favorite roller derby team and practices trapeze, hoop-diving, and other circus arts.


KaeLyn Rich

KaeLyn Rich
As the former community affairs coordinator for a family planning organization, KaeLyn Rich worked with legislators, community advocates, and high school and college groups to expand access to sexuality-related education and health care. She also wrote a women's health column for her local GLBTQ newspaper and currently serves on multiple non-profit boards of directors.

Kaelyn has been teaching about sex since she was 16, first as an HIV/AIDS peer educator at her high school, and then as a facilitator of sex ed programs for incoming first-year students at the State University of New York at Oswego. KaeLyn has a knack for weaving together information about sexual health, sexual orientation, gender, and race in such a way that her audience members describe her as easy to relate to and "a phenomenal people person." KaeLyn lives in Rochester, NY with her partner and their furkids: a spoiled kitty, a bossy bunny, and two sassy guinea pigs.


Connor Timmons

Connor Timmons
Connor hails from Montreal originally, where he graduated from McGill University. As a teenager, he devoured the Women's Studies books his older sisters brought home from college, and credits them with profoundly shaping the way he understands the world. While working at the Montreal YMCA, he traveled to high schools to present sexual health classes, and coordinated a sexual health conference to help teachers integrate sexuality education into their curricula. Connor was a Canadian delegate to the Man Up Campaign Leadership Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, an initiative to end gender-based violence.

When he's not working with Sex Discussed Here!, Connor is the program director of Common Ground Center, where among other events he coordinates Camp Outright, an annual GLBTQ youth camp. Connor spends his free time splitting wood, playing soccer and pond hockey, and baking bread. He and his wife live in Vermont with their son and his collection of fake mustaches.


Kate Weinberg

Kate Weinberg
Kate graduated from DePaul University in Chicago. She describes a "lightbulb moment" she had while taking an intensive HIV/AIDS course in college, when she realized how sexuality "is a thing so intimately connected to politics, religion, guilt, expectation, the ways in which we live and are allowed to live. It's one of those things that seems to explain the world around it." Little did she know at that moment, but she had begun her journey toward becoming a sex educator.

In addition to reading nearly every sexuality book she could get her hands on, Kate trained as a teacher of the Our Whole Lives comprehensive sex education program for adults and college students, and is a hotline volunteer for RAINN, the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. She's a certified yoga instructor and the author of an acclaimed young adult novel. Kate lives in Baltimore, MD, and has long wished that she could be a mermaid.

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