Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, sex educator, speaker, radio host and feminist pornographer. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with her Bachelor´s degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University in 1993.
Taormino is the author of eight books, all focusing on education and pleasure-enhancement, ranging from kink to anal sex to open relationships. In that vein, Tristan has also directed and produced 25 adult films belonging to the Chemistry, The Expert Guide and the Rough Sex Series. Known for her refreshing, personal, straight-to-the-point approach to sex and pleasure, Taormino’s work encourages open communication between partners and truly hails in a new generation of sex ed.
One of her most recent projects has been the radio and podcast show, Sex Out Loud, which covers a huge range of sexual topics and features such notable guests as Nina Hartley, Cindy Gallop, Dan Savage, Susie Bright, Dylan Ryan, Dr. Marty Klein, Jennifer Lyon Bell, Candida Royalle, and many others.