Did you know that only 29 states require sex education? Or despite 37 states mandating the inclusion of abstinence, only 18 states require sharing information about birth control?
Instagram has become so much more than just a tool for posting selfies or viewing photos of friends. As stigmas around sex and sex education continue to live, Instagram can become a space where people can safely scroll and learn shame-free. Especially for young/younger people who are not receiving the sex education they deserve but so need.
From sex education to sex toy reviews, look at some incredible sex educators on Instagram that focus on de-stigmatizing sex.
Allbodies Health is an online resource for sexual, mental, and physical health. The account aims to create a safe community by providing inclusive knowledge and support to users. Another great thing about the account is their highlight “mess-ups.” Here, they acknowledge and explain their mistakes in posts and recognize users that offered corrections.
Ev’Yan is a sexuality doula advocating for sexual liberation and healing. Their page works to create a safe space to explore sexuality and understand and be comfortable with our bodies.
With a doctorate in Human Sexuality, Emily Morse focuses on “leading the pleasure revolution and liberating sex since 2005.” So, whether you’re looking for sex, dating, or toy advice, Morse has you covered.
Erika Lust is an indie adult filmmaker that specializes in producing feminist porn. Her sex-positive feed focuses on normalizing and talking about sex. She also started Lust Zine, an online magazine “exploring feminism, sex, sexuality, and intimacy.”
Emily L. Depasse is a sexologist, writer, and researcher working to redefine the narrative around STIs. She works to break down stigmas, correct misinformation, and promote sexual health and knowledge.
As there’s still so much shame and stigma surrounding sex and conversations about sex, the accounts up above run by sex educators, adult filmmakers, and sexuality doulas are actively working to break down barriers and sex miseducation. Regardless of what you’re looking for in sex, you will most definitely learn a thing or two from all the amazing sexperts above.
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