Jasmine is a Licensed Psychotherapist with a strong emphasis on Intimacy Post Injury/Illness. She is the owner and lead therapist of Blue Pearl Therapy. Jasmine co-owns, with partner King Noire, award winning Royal Fetish Films and together have over 20 years of experience as adult entertainers, directors and producers. The duo’s love of the arts, film and sex education are combined to produce erotica that stimulates and engages the audience to explore their sexual boundaries. Their work on the Decolonization of Sex & Porn and Politics has been featured in Huffington Post, Rolling Stones, Paper Magazine, VICE, Playboy, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, BBC, Psychology Today and more.
Our mission - Connecting people across the cultural divide Our Vision - A world where loves wins What - We provide an unselfish, vulnerable space where people can bravely share themselves, and naturally hear others - even if they disagree in belief and opinion. How - Virtual Round Table for all colors, creeds, and dimensions.
Jet Noir has been involved in sex positive communities since 2002 in Atlanta. As a Kinesiologist, educated in the study of human movement and psychology, he has spent years coaching people to improve their perception of their bodies. He has taught workshops on improving the relationship we have with our five senses (interoception). He’s lectured on unpacking racial fetishization, humor in Sex Education, and navigating consent, internationally.
Dr. Sarah L. Webb is the founder and owner of Colorism Healing, a global leader in raising awareness, shifting attitudes, and taking action to address colorism with corporate, consumer, and community strategies. Since 2011, Dr. Webb's myriad efforts to address colorism include designing college courses, hosting an international writing contest, publishing books, teaching workshops, and mentoring students across the world from Sacramento, California to Sydney, Australia.
Melissa Muganzo Murphy, pronouns she/they/sis, is the CEO of Muganzo Entertainment and Executive Producer of summer film "The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution". She is an actress, activist, and humanitarian and believes in the power of Black ingenuity being the global catalyst to historically and presently advance technology, engineering, entertainment, and inclusion.
Yarneccia D. Dyson, Ph.D., MSW is an award-winning thought leader, higher education strategist, and subject matter expert, with over 20 years’ experience in supervisory and leadership roles. Currently, she is a Professor and Head of the School of Social Work in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the North Carolina State University. Additionally, she has over 20 years’ experience in HIV and STI research, prevention programming, and advocacy efforts. She is passionate about inclusive and equity-centered practices in higher education & administration, faculty development, as well as advancing Anti-Black and Anti-Racist practices in all systems (education, health, justice, etc.). Her research interests focus on sexual health empowerment and pleasure for Black women, improving the health, access, and well-being of historically oppressed communities, as well as improving the sexual and reproductive health outcomes among women & girls and Black College Students.
The founder of Fierro Consulting, I am an intellectual artist who combines innovative and analytical thinking by bridging groups, networks, and arenas that may seem far apart. I’m able to provide conceptual clarity where others see chaos. I’ve been a facilitator since the age of 15 and an evaluator for the past 20 years. I’ve worked globally on a variety of projects, from leadership, to violence against women, to mental health. I serve on the Board of the American Evaluation Association. With a Masters in Sociology, a Ph.D. in African American Studies, and a certification as a Reiki Master Teacher, I am deeply committed to being accountable to the communities we serve by making a difference we can measure.
Nika Cherrelle is the owner of The House of Cherrelle, the host of the ‘It’ Cast’s Real Talk on Sex, and a personal empowerment coach specializing in health and sexuality. They empower and inspire people across all cultural backgrounds; by breaking down taboo, aiming to create a world where all people feel loved, honored and respected. They sit on the board of The Grateful Garment Project.Their work has been featured with The San Francisco AIDS Foundation, SOMArts Cultural Center, and in Math Magazine, Bitch Media, OZY, Slate, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Women’s Health Magazine.
A versatile and experienced Broadcaster, Editor, Mentor, Consultant, Journalist, Writer and a Human Rights Defender with 25-year experience with BBC Sinhala/English outputs, Al Jazeera and Byline Times covering gender discrimination, women’s rights, children’s rights among others. Most recent pieces include the crackdown of peaceful protesters in Sri Lanka by the new president; enforced disappearances in Sri Lanka; Interviews with UN Rapporteur Mary Lawlor and Baroness Helena Kennedy; the Egyptian mothers committed not to carry out FGM for their daughters; forced cremation of Muslim Covid-19 victims; Plight of Sri Lanka’s Tamil war widows; Plight of Sri Lanka’s indigenous community, Veddas. Pro-democracy campaigner through his own YouTube channel “Sandeshaya by Saroj”. In addition to journalism, he currently works as a Consultant to Sri Lanka Press Institute and as an Advisor to Verite Research Group in Sri Lanka. A Russian speaker. Translated an autobiography of a Russian female scientist – “Traitor’s Daughter”- into Sinhala.
Award-winning author, activist and sex educator with a Ph.D. in Human Sexuality, Carol Queen has been a part of Good Vibrations since 1990. She currently serves as both Staff Sexologist and Chief Cultural Officer. As a presenter for “Ask the Doctors,” one of Good Vibes’ free educational programs, Queen engages customers with in-store question and answer events. She represents the company to the press and public, taking to the stage to host many of GV's special events like the Independent Erotic Film Festival. In addition to her workshops and public appearances, Queen curates Good Vibrations’ Antique Vibrator Museum.
Angel is: Queer. Indigenous. Two Spirit. Decolonizing. Deconstructing. Practical. Rationalist. Dreamer. Justice Seeker. Activist. Body Positive. Polyamory Practitioner. Self Love Radical. Transparent. Trans. Parent. Non Binary. Sex and Kink Affirmative. Connection Devotee
Maggie Rast is committed to everyone living a life of freedom, power, and full self-expression by bring the conversation of "World Peace Thru Awesome Sex" to the public. After retiring as an award winning residential architect, Maggie is dedicating the remainder of her life to this cause. Creating awesome sexual relationships has the power to heal ourselves and those around us.
King Noire is an accomplished and award-winning writer, porn performer, artist, Master Fetish Trainer, MC, and global activist using the proceeds of his album ‘Music Is My Weapon’ to build a school, freshwater well, and medical clinic in Guinea Bissau, West Africa. He has used his position in the adult industry to develop an ethically made molded toy in partnership with Lust Arts; raise consciousness around kink safety for people of color; provide lectures on the decolonization of sexuality, and offer sex education to audiences ranging from college students to medical providers.
Children and Family Specialist, was simply born to care for children and families. She has been in the child care industry since graduating from the Florida State University in 2004 where she received her degrees in Child Development. After several years in the field, she opened PlaySmart Learning Center in 2010. PlaySmart specializes in partnering with families, educators, and community in helping children thrive in education and parents in family planning & development.
Dr. Nicole O. Crawford is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who focuses on older adults and the well-being of caregivers. She is the owner and lead therapist of Keep Moving Forward Consulting. Dr. Crawford addresses the aging population's needs in her communities through advocacy, educational presentations, individual consultations, and research. She connects with the world through a preparedness mindset and believes that the power of connection can change lives.
Amanda is a trauma-informed somatic energy healer and coach with more than 18 years of professional experience in holistic healing. She has lived in a Buddhist meditation center for a year and discovered that true happiness is found in our connection with others. She is also a cis-gender, heterosexual woman, who has lived through the stories of many men and women, including her own, in a professional setting. This led her to broaden her professional repertoire by becoming a certified sexuality educator. Growing up as the daughter of a Protestant Christian minister, learning the ancient Eastern philosophies of Taoism and Tantra from a young age, has helped her rephrase her religious conditioning.
Trailblazing educator, sexologist, artist, and irritant to banality, Midori founded Rope Dojo and ForteFemme: Women's Dominance Intensive. She penned the first English instruction book on Shibari, "Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage" in 2001, paving the way to the popularity of rope. Dan Savage calls her the "Super Nova of Kink," while others affectionately call her Auntie Midori for her cool, tell-it-like-it-is, funny, reality-based teaching.