Sex Education You Didn't Get In School
Get progressive, positive, and constructive sex tips and ideas from one of today’s most popular sex educators.
When it comes to sex, there’s practically no question that Zoë Ligon hasn’t heard and researched. Her Instagram and YouTube videos, as well as product reviews, are extremely popular for their up-front approach. Now, she brings her wealth of experience and open-minded attitude to a sex-positive guidebook that’s honest, inclusive, and right on time. Lusciously illustrated, this book takes readers through every aspect of sexuality—from body basics and physiology to maintaining healthy relationships. It highlights the usefulness of sex toys in aiding solo and partnered exploration and explains why there should really be no stigma around using these practical tools. It also includes advice on setting boundaries, being respectful of other people’s gender identities, and thinking outside the orgasm. Elizabeth Renstrom’s dreamy, colorful photographs drive home Ligon’s philosophy that there’s no one »right« way to have sex. With its focus on intimacy, body positivity, and self-care, Carnal Knowledge can lead you to enjoy sex with security and confidence.
Zoë Ligon is a sex educator, entertainer, artist, and journalist whose writing has appeared in Vice, Nylon, Allure, Refinery 29, and The Huffington Post. She is also the owner of Spectrum Boutique, an online sex toy store she founded in 2015. Recently, she started a podcast called Hot Brain. She lives in Detroit, MI.
Elizabeth Renstrom is a photographer and editor who currently serves as Senior Photo Editor at The New Yorker. Previously, she was photo editor of Vice Media. Her work has appeared in TIME, Marie Claire, Wired, Bust, and Fast Company. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.