Sexuality Education should explore what it is to be human; the relationships and taboos that have existed throughout time, how culture impacts our understandings of ourselves, and critical literacy around media, body image, and pornography. And so much more...

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I am an experienced and qualified Sexologist and my pronouns are she/they. I'm constantly reading about and researching the science of human sexuality. My Masters thesis was on "The impact of sexually explicit media on post-millennials attitudes to sexuality" which taught me a lot about the complicated links between culture and our attitudes to sexuality.  

 

Early in my career, after finishing a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and working in local government I switched to working in the adult industry. I also opened one of the Gold Coast's first pole dancing studios - Flirtish Co.

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My nickname is Frank, for my ability to speak openly and honestly about things that others find awkward.

 

I have worked both in Australia and internationally as a Sexologist, designing and implementing projects and sexuality education for audiences ranging from community groups to United Nations staff. 

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I am committed to addressing gender-based violence through my work and ensuring that my words and actions contribute to decolonisation. Through my international work, I was an invited member of the United Nations Theme Group for Gender and contributed to the UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

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For the past 6 years I have worked at the Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence, and I continue to develop projects and programs that address issues of consent such as #WhatDoYouExpect, Elder Sexual Abuse (ELSA), Schoolies, and Start By Believing.  

I have also worked extensively in schools, most recently at True Relationships and Reproductive Health delivering sexuality education across South East Queensland.

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With specialist training in; sexuality education, health promotion and planning, psychosexual therapy, and relationship therapy, I am committed to providing a sex-positive, confidential and inclusive service that fosters openness around sexuality.

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