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Today's guest is Worner Leland. We cover a lot of ground in this episode, touching on topics such as sexual tools and sex toys as therapeutic devices, sex ed and harm reduction, kink and harm reduction, sex ed and harm reduction for neurodivergent clients, and trans-affirming research and education.
Worner is a queer, nonbinary human that spends their time on LGBTQIA affirming research and on sex education. They are a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with Empowered: A Center for Sexuality in St. Louis, MO and with Upswing Advocates in Chicago, IL. They are the current Research and Dissemination Liaison of the Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG of ABAI, a leader of Sex Positive St. Louis, and a cofounder of the St. Louis Non-Monogamy Connection. Worner specializes in transgender health education, harm reduction based sex education for adults with and without disabilities, atypical sexual behaviors, kink behaviors, and atypical relationship styles.
Angela Skurtu is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AASECT certified sex therapist. She is author of the books "Pre-Marital Counseling: A Guide for Clinicians," and "Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity." Her second book released in 2018. Get marriage therapy and sex therapy in the St Louis area with Angela Skurtu LMFT M.Ed. at: www.therapistinstlouis.com
This episode is sponsored by Let'sGetChecked.