REAL-WORLD SEX ED for
students | parents | professionals
Francisco Ramirez, MPH
Award-winning keynote speaker and sexual health expert, delivering engaging and actionable speeches designed to maximize pleasure, communication, and respect
Francisco Ramirez is a keynote speaker, tech founder, and media host. He holds a Master of Public Health, with a concentration in sexuality, from Columbia University and has consulted on sexual health and diversity in more than a dozen countries for the United Nations since 2005. He lectures internationally on: sexual respect & consent, sexual pleasure, innovative approaches to sexual health, and how to talk to children, partners and patients about sex. He also serves as producer and on-air host at MTV and NPR, and is co-creator, producer and co-host of “Sex Probz,” a docu-series for New York Magazine.
He recently released OkaySo, a smartphone app aimed at giving young people free access to sexperts, 24/7. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Education & Training at Planned Parenthood of New York City. Notably, since 2008, he has put out two chairs and a sign that says “Free Sex Advice,” giving free sex & dating advice to passersby in New York City parks and subways.
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for college students
University-level sex ed for the digital age
1. Real World Consent
What do consent—and non-consent—look like in the real world? Learn to identify verbal and non-verbal examples of consent and refusal, and exchange views on determining, communicating and respecting boundaries in this interactive workshop involving text messages, TV clips, and case studies.
2. Sex Ed Trivia Night—with Prizes!
It's never TMI at Sex Ed Trivia Night! Team up with your neighbors--and make new friends—at this juicy night of sex-related trivia. Learn more than you ever thought you would (or perhaps wanted to) about: orgasm, pleasure, hookups and more! Fabulous—and/or—utterly ridiculous prizes to be won! [Content can be modified to meet audience’s needs.]
3. Close Quarters: Managing Hookups in Shared Spaces
How do you handle the awkwardness of hooking up or dating when you live in a dorm or have a roommate? From privacy and “sexiling,” to the “walk of no shame,” we’ll answer all of your deepest worries about hooking up when space is tight. This workshop is interactive and focuses on minimizing mistakes, practical communication tools, and the intersection between privacy and social media.
4. Free Advice Live!
Francisco has made a career giving sex and dating advice–everywhere from MTV, to the United Nations, and a sex advice app he created with the federal government. For 10 years he's spent his weekends on New York City park benches with a sign that says "Free Sex Advice." Come hear what he's learned over the years. Then, sit back and have all of your juiciest (anonymous) questions on sex, dating, and hookups answered!
5. Gender Queer
Find out what you've always to know about gender identity, sexual orientation, pronouns and more. In this interactive workshop, we'll unpack gender expression, the binary, respectful terms and more. We'll also talk about what happens when we get something wrong, and how we can best support each other—no matter who we are, or how we identify. All are welcome!
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