Workshops & Lectures

I am an academically trained sex educator with a Masters in Public Health. I love presenting workshops on topics including sexual health, body image, and sex-positive creative expression. I am also available for one-on-one coaching. Please email me at bijarvis@umail.iu.edu for more information about how to bring one of these workshops to your venue or event.

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Some of the workshops I currently offer include: 

Understanding the G-Spot

Sexual Health 101

Consent 101

Introduction to Tantra

Using coloring for sex education for all ages

Sex Positive Crafting

Erotica Writing

Talk Dirty (and Roleplay) Like a Pro

Finding the perfect sex toy

Learning to Love Your Body

Becoming Orgasmic (for people with vaginas)

Understanding Health Disparities in Transgender Populations (training module for health educators, social workers, clinicians, and healthcare workers)

Past Workshops & Presentations: 

Coloring for Sex & Gender Education, Ages 5-8, NACS conference (Iceland), October 2015
I discussed how coloring pages can make sexuality and gender education more accessible to children ages 5-8 as part of a seminar on best practices for early childhood sexuality education. 

Introduction to Tantra, Bloomington Indiana, August 2015
A clothed (non sexual) private introductory workshop that covered physical exercises, breathing, mindfulness, and partnered exercises to promote self love and partner intimacy.

Understanding Health Disparities in Transgender Populations, AASECT Conference, June 2015 
I presented my documentary Understanding Health Disparities in Transgender Populations and providing guidelines for how it can be used by educators, healthcare workers, and clinicians alike to make health care more accessible to transgender people.

Sex Toy Battle Royale, December 2014, Early To Bed, Chicago IL
Presented a workshop on the best clitoral vibrators, g-spotters, and anal toys based on research I conducted for thewirecutter.com.

Talk Dirty Like A Pro, Bloomington Pride, September 2014
Presented a workshop on the fundamentals of talking dirty and roleplaying, with an emphasis on using dirty talk as a way to facilitate open and honest communication with romantic partners.

Condoms and Cupcakes, February 2014, Indiana University
Staffed a table where I talked about “condoms around the world,” distributed condoms, and provided general sex education.

Condom Olympics, February 13th 2014, Indiana University
Was invited to participate as a sexual health educator for Sexploration Week at IU. Answered questions for undergraduate residents at the “Ask a Sexpert” station.

Guest Lecturer, Personal Health Course, March 2014, Indiana University
Was invited to give a guest lecture for a Personal Health course at IU. I developed and presented a powerpoint on consent and safe sex called “Safe and Consensual.”

10171881_10154009448365265_2480366662112784819_n“Orgasms, Coregasms, and Everything You Need to Know About Sex,” April 2014, Indiana University

I developed and presented a “sex quiz” powerpoint called “Orgasms, Coregasms, and Everything You Need to Know About Sex,” followed be a Q&A session. This presentation included more advanced sexual health topics, such as female ejaculation, sex toys, anal stimulation, gender identity, and safer sex for same-sex couples. The presentation also included a “hands on” activity where volunteers got to make dental dams out of condoms and rubber gloves (since dental dams are often expensive and hard to find).

Love in this Club: A Sex-Positive Education & Awareness Experience, April 16th 2014, The Back Door Bar, Bloomington, IN
This was an event organized by Planned Parenthood, and included distributing safer sex supplies, interactive activities and communication exercises, and booths hosted by sex educators. I ran the sex toy booth and educated attendees about sex toys, as well as answering other general sexuality questions.

Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Epidemiology Course, March 2014, Indiana University
I presented a lecture on the topic of Social Epidemiology that examined the disproportionate risk for HIV/AIDS experienced by transgender women, particularly trans women of color.

Consent Can Be Kinky, June 2013, Bloomington IN
Presented a workshop on understanding and negotiating consent in the context of BDSM play for a community group, with an emphasis on enthusiastic consent.

Understanding the G-Spot, February 2013, Bloomington IN
Presented a workshop on understanding the anatomy of the g-spot as g-spot orgasms and female ejaculation to a community group.

Presenter, Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference, October 2011, Phoenix Arizona
Presented my paper “No to the Flow: Rejecting Feminine Norms and the Reproductive Imperative Through Hormonal Menstrual Suppression” which was later published in the anthology “Moral Panics of Sexuality.”

Understanding the G-Spot, May 2011, The Studio Chicago
Presented a workshop on understanding the anatomy of the g-spot as g-spot orgasms and female ejaculation.

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