Tristan On Tour


Email colten at to book Tristan for: book readings, university and college lectures, keynote speeches, conference talks and panels, sex and relationship workshops, and other public appearances.

***More details below the calendar…***


October 13, 2015, 7:00 pm
Florida Atlantic University
Sexploration on College Campus
Location: Barry Kaye Auditorium, FAU, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

October 15-17, 2015
Sex Down South
Sex Down South was born out of a desire for a space in the Southeast where folks could explore sex and sexuality. Our focus is intentionally broad, catering to a diverse range of people: from those who are curious but not quite committed, to those who have been around the block…and then some! Our mission is to create a sex-positive space for people of all walks of life to come together, explore, connect, and share knowledge and skills. It’s your exploration destination for all things sex and erotic. Tristan is one of the keynote speakers at this event.
Location: Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel, 1900 Sullivan Road, Atlanta, GA 30337.
Admission: $59-179. Register here.

October 18, 2015, 12:00-4:00 pm
Sex Educator Boot Camp 1.5
Are you passionate about sex education and want to build a career in the field? Have you begun your journey as a sex educator and are ready to get serious, streamline your business, and get paid for what you love doing? Sex educator, author, college lecturer, filmmaker and radio host Tristan Taormino has written or edited more than thirty books, appeared on dozens of television shows, garnered national media coverage, and keynoted, lectured, and taught workshops to over a million people around the world. But she’s never shared her insight into creating a successful sex education career—until now. In this four hour course, Tristan will share the secrets of her success as one of the most sought-after sex educators in the world for over a decade. You’ll learn how to: explore options for education and certification; harness your unique perspective in the field and communicate it effectively; identify your individual goals and the audience(s) you want to reach; build awareness about your work; connect and network with media professionals, other sex educators, and potential clients, employers and fans; garner media coverage in order to raise your public profile; embrace the value of your work and develop pricing structures and rates. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to ask Tristan questions about your specific issues and concerns in an intimate environment. This course is a combination of Sex Educator Boot Camps 1 and 2 and is ideal for people who: work in an ancillary field to sex education; are considering a career in sex education; are enrolled in or recently completed a sex education advanced degree program; work as a professional sex educator; have completed Sex Educator Boot Camp I: Basic.
Location: Freed Bodyworks, 1337 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003.
Admission: $149. This class is limited to 20 people, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Register here: Two sliding scale spots are available, email Tristan for information.
Info: tristan at

October 19, 2015, 6:30 pm
Anal Sex for Everyone at Sugar
Welcome to the wonderful world of anal pleasure! In this funny, educational class, Tristan covers a wide variety of topics, including: myths about anal sex; anal anatomy, the G-spot, and the prostate; basic preparation and hygiene; lubes, anal toys, and safer sex; anal penetration for beginners, and much more! Learn the facts about this exciting, yet often misunderstood, form of pleasure and get all your questions answered.
Location: Sugar, 1001 West 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211.
Admission: $25. Open to people of all genders and orientations. Wheelchair accessible. Space is limited, so buying tickets in advance is recommended.
Tickets: Buy tickets at the store, over the phone (410-467-2632) with a credit card or online via Brown Paper Tickets.

November 15, 1:00-5:00 pm
Opening Up: An Open Relationship Intensive Workshop
The LA Academy of Sex welcomes Tristan Taormino for Opening Up: An Open Relationship Intensive Workshop. How do people create nontraditional partnerships that are loving and fulfilling? There are few established scripts or visible role models for open relationships, so people in them can often struggle without support and guidance. In this four hour intensive program, sex and relationship educator Tristan Taormino shares some of the key principles that can help your open relationships succeed. She will review some of the most common styles of open relationships, from partnered nonmonogamy to solo polyamory, and discuss how to customize them to meet your individual needs and wants. She will share wisdom from the over 100 people she interviewed and profiled in her bestselling book Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships. The workshop will address common issues and problems including: new relationship energy, time management, sexual and emotional safety, boundary setting, agreement violations, and coping with change. Through creative exercises, you’ll discover how to unpack all the different elements of jealousy and identify what triggers your jealousy and how it manifests for you; learn to develop coping strategies and find access points to the practice of compersion. Learn how to tackle challenges including: communicating about highly-charged topics, conflict resolution skills, the art of re-negotiation, roadblocks to fulfillment, and confronting fear. Whether you’re a newcomer or veteran to the world beyond monogamy, come discover strategies to help you nurture and grow your open relationships. Open to people in all kinds of relationship configurations as well as solos and singles of all genders and sexual orientations. Seating is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Location: The Stockroom, 2809 1/2 Sunset Boulevard 
Los Angeles, CA 90026.
Register at Eventbrite. Open to people in all kinds of relationship configurations as well as solos and singles of all genders and sexual orientations. Seating is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
Ticket Types:
Early Bird (through October 15) $75
Regular $100
VIP $125: priority seating, personalized signed copy of Opening Up, gift bag
VIP + Dinner $200: priority seating, personalized signed copy of Opening Up, autographed DVD, luxury gift bag, dinner with Tristan after the workshop

Can’t make it to a live appearance? Listen to my show Sex Out Loud with Tristan Taormino every Friday at 5:00 pm PST / 8:00 pm EST. A new episode happens each week!

Listen: on The VoiceAmerica Variety Channel. You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.
Join: We livetweet every week, so listen along with me on Friday! When I’m interviewing someone live, you can call us at 866-472-5788 or post questions on our Twitter feed @SexOutLoudRadio or on Facebook.