Female Orgasm

Female Orgasm

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The Female Orgasm is an educational program that combines sex education and women's empowerment with a hearty dose of laughter. As you might imagine, it's a topic that packs the house on college campuses!

Biography

Looking for great programming for Women’s History Month, Valentine’s Day, Wellness Week, Sex Week, Body Image Awareness Week, Romance and Responsibility Week, or any other time of year? The Female Orgasm combines sex education and women’s empowerment with a hearty dose of laughter. And if you're looking for a great turnout, this subject draws a crowd! With warmth and humor, sex educators Dorian Solot and Marshall Miller illuminate the subject of female orgasm for students of all genders and sexual orientations. Students love that Dorian and Marshall are a couple, bringing both a male and female perspective to the conversation. Administrators often compliment them on using a “sexy” concept to communicate messages of respect and communication. And Dorian and Marshall know that people who are well-informed about sexual topics are more likely to make healthy decisions about the risks associated with sex.

About Dorian and Marshall:
Nationally-known sex educators Dorian Solot and Marshall Miller excel at helping college students learn about sex and relationships. At the heart of their programs is a smart, honest, playful style designed to create a comfortable space to learn. They have presented over 200 programs around the country at colleges and universities, businesses, churches, regional and national conferences, and adult education centers. Graduates of Brown University, Dorian and Marshall have appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, The O'Reilly Factor, National Public Radio, USA Today, Time magazine, Men's Health, Cosmo, and numerous other newspapers, radio, and television shows.

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 women’s knowledge and comfort with their own bodies. She has authored several articles about the scientific study of female orgasm.

Marshall has a degree in Sexuality and Society, and over six years of experience managing HIV/AIDS prevention education programs, counseling at risk clients, and training and leading a team of fifty educators to conduct outreach and education about safer sex, STDs, and sexuality. He was named a "Person to Watch" by USA Today.

Programs on other topics:
Read about Marshall and Dorian's programs on safer sex, healthy sexuality / responsible intimacy (great for Orientation), and GLBT issues on their website, www.sexualityeducation.com!

Discography

What People Are Saying:

“The Female Orgasm was hysterically funny, alive with energy, and unanimously praised by students – male and female – who attended.”
- Robin DeRosa, Chair, President's Commission on Diversity, Plymouth State University

“Clearly the best lecture event we've ever had.”
- Eric Busse, President, Clarkson Union Board

"The attendance at the event was higher than anyone could have expected. It was our largest audience ever for an event we did not make mandatory."
- Todd J. Foley, Assistant Director for Student Leadership Programs, Wentworth Institute of Technology

"I was initially concerned about The Female Orgasm coming to our campus, but after attending the program I realized that a large part of their message was about respect, communication, and empowerment. What better concepts could we be teaching?"
-Jeff Foote, Director of the Student Life Center, SUNY Cobleskill

"It's rare to find a program that is not only educational, but also side-splittlingly funny. "The Female Orgasm" was that plus so much more. In the days following the program, I had students stopping me all over campus to rave about the event."
- Tara Glick, BU Central Chair, Boston University Programming Council

Set List

The Female Orgasm program includes:

• An emphasis on individuals making sexual decisions that are right for them, including whether to use the information now or when married or in a serious relationship

• Analysis of the messages women receive about their bodies and sexuality from media, religion,
families, and elsewhere.

• Body image, and the links between “befriending your body” and experiencing physical pleasure

• The value of learning how to say “no” to sex––and the challenges college-age and adult women sometimes encounter when they realize that’s all they ever learned

• An opportunity to talk openly in same-gender groups part of the program

• Female anatomy

• Tips for partners about being patient and respectful

• The truth about “hooking up” (it’s not very effective at leading to female orgasm)

• The problems with pressure to have an orgasm, to
orgasm faster, to have multiple orgasms, to orgasm
with a partner, to fake or not fake orgasms

• Answer