Lead Educator/Educator Trainer
Matthew has been studying, teaching, and participating in the BDSM community since 1996. He has taught courses in various aspects of BDSM and sexuality, including bondage, roleplay, basic safety, polyamory, and many others. Matthew prides himself on being a great communicator, and being able to speak frankly without making enemies. He can handle the most extreme and controversial of topics with candor and humor. Matthew is available for panel presentations and private consultations on a variety of sexuality topics. Matthew can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Cielle "Skye" Williams
Director of Human Resources/Lead Educator/Educator Trainer
Cielle “Skye" Williams is the Director of Human Resources for the Center as well as a board member, presenter and Internship Coordinator. She is a college graduate with a Bachelor's of Science in Captive Wildlife Care and Education and a minor in Psychology. She is a presenter on the BDSM: Fact & Fiction, Polyamory & Non-Monogamy, Gender & Sexual Diversity, and Body Image: Loving Yourself panels. Skye can be reached by e-mail at email@example.com.
Ms. Diana has been in the lifestyle for something over 25 years and actively in the greater community for about 18 of those years. She refers to herself as "an equal opportunity Bitch" and says neither gender nor gender choice determines who she plays (read that as "interacts") with. She has presented across the country and in the United Kingdom on Alternative Lifestyles and is the Founder and originator of The Tactile Celebration - A Sensory and Sensuous Journey. She feels privileged to have been invited to numerous panel presentations at colleges, universities, and organizations and views these as opportunities to not only educate and correct myths and misconceptions, but to give back to the community she loves. Education seems to be the dominant theme in her life.
|Victoria Reuveni, DHS, CSB, ACSI
Lead Educator/Educator Trainer/Board Member
Dr. Victoria Reuveni is a Los Angeles-based sexological bodyworker, sex educator, and Orgasmic Yoga facilitator working with individuals, couples, and groups to facilitate going deeper in erotic embodiment and self-acceptance through mindfulness, breath work, and touch. She blogs about sex, kink, gender, and body image and reviews sex toys.
She has been an educator with CPS since 2013, speaking on panels about kink/BDSM, nonmonogamy, and sex work, and a board member since 2016. Learn more about Victoria: http://sexologistvixenne.com/ Victoria can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hercules “The Pleasure Coach” Liotard is a sex, intimacy & relationship coach who is the founder and creator of The Pleasure Coach which works with people to help them explore their thoughts, needs and desires. He enjoys helping others find the passion and pleasure in their relationships and in their lives. He has been active non – professionally & professionally in BDSM for over 20 years and plays with in many aspects of BDSM lifestyle. Also Hercules has been active in the open relationship lifestyle areas of swingers and polyamory for over 20 years. Hercules speaks and teaches in various aspects of sexuality, BDSM, open relationships, sex work, sexual activism and many other area of sexuality. He also currently dedicates time as the coordinator with America's Sexuality Day project and the Sex Workers Outreach Project - Los Angeles. Hercules is available for panel presentations and/or private consultations on a variety of sexuality topics and can be contacted through his coaching website at www.thepleasurecoach.org.
|Andrew "Silventar" Robertson
Lead Educator/Newsletter Editor
Andrew “Silventar” Robertson has been active in BDSM for most of 19 years and plays with many aspects of BDSM skill-sets. Silventar has lectured on rope safety and techniques, erotic photography, and D/s relationship dynamics. Although his passions in BDSM span a wide variety of play styles, his true passion in BDSM is the encompassing Dominant/submissive (D/s) relationship structure. Silventar is currently a psychology student with a research focus on D/s dynamics and relationships. Fitting in with his focus on psychology and relationships, Silventar is a certified motivational life coach with an emphasis on human relations, both romantic and non-romantic. Finally, Silventar is the Director of Education for the Lair de Sade, one of the Los Angeles area’s premier BDSM dungeons, where he coordinates ongoing educational classes on all aspects of BDSM.
Miss Laura is a 53-yo transsexual woman. She is a computer expert by trade, and volunteers for the Center for Positive Sexuality and the Threshold Society.
Cupcake SinClair has been studying, participating, and teaching in the BDSM lifestyle for six years, and has been in the adult industry for four years in various roles. During this overall time, Cupcake has taught classes within the BDSM community about ageplay and submission, and within the Center for Positive Sexuality also helps to speak and educate about polyamory, ageplay, sexwork, BDSM, and the gender spectrum. As a polyamorous, asexual submissive woman of color, Cupcake feels that this lends an unique perspective to her ability to educate and discuss different topics.
|Julia Schiffman, MSW
Julia Schiffman is the outreach coordinator for the center. She graduated from the University of Southern California with her master’s degree in social work. She has 7+ years working with the LGBTQ+ community and specializes in gender therapy. She is dedicated to providing resources and therapy for non-normative couples and sexual lifestyles. Julia has been a sex educator for 3+ years and looks to continue her life’s work through the center’s mission. Julia can be reached by email at email@example.com
LaTerra McDaniels has been working in post production at a major studio for over 12 years. In September 2013 she began volunteering for the Center helping with social media and running our new twitter feed @ctrsexpostive. She is an aspiring sex educator who’s just getting started in the field but has long dreamed of becoming a sexologist. She recently started a blog and plans on going back to school for a MFT degree in the next few years. LaTerra can be contacted through firstname.lastname@example.org .
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