Am I Normal? Sex Shop Secrets – #SexPositive

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Sat 29 April at 6pm

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Part of Hotbed: a festival of sex, running from Tue 25 April – Sun 14 May.

Presented by Jane Welsh from Je Joue & Kitty May from Other Nature


Have you ever wondered if your sex life is normal? From pegging and wanking to squirting and spanking, sometimes it seems like everyone’s doing it – but are we even sure what “it” really is?

In our sex-satiated society, uncertainty about sex may be the last great taboo.

On the front-lines of sex-positive sexshops in London and Berlin, sex educator and therapist Kitty May and MD of sex positive brand Jane Welsh have learned a thing or two about human sexuality.

Take a step into their world, where weird and wonderful questions are welcome, and curiosity triumphs over shame. Are you normal? You’re about to find out.

Please note this event takes place in our basement space and is regrettably not wheelchair accessible.

‘Am I normal? I work in a sex shop.’ – Read Jane Welsh’s guest blog here

About the hosts

Jane Welsh is the Global Marketing Manager at Je Joue, a sex positive sex toy brand that actively promotes consensual, inclusive and playful sex, based on the belief that sexual pleasure should be a right for everyone. Since being in this line of work, Jane has been fielding questions about sex, both from customers at Je Joue’s pop-up sex-positive boutiques in London, and from friends, family and long-lost acquaintances getting in touch over Facebook. | | @JeJoue

Kitty May is the Director of Education at Other Nature in Berlin, a feminist, women-, trans- and queer-oriented, eco-friendly, vegan sex shop committed to building community, and fostering a respectful, informative and comfortable atmosphere for everyone. Kitty’s been a sex educator since 2004 and is also a qualified counsellor in private practice. She truly believes that talking about sex can make the world a better place. | @OtherNatureShop

Feedback from The A-Z of Sex Positivity (Nov, 2016)

“Loved this pop-up shop. Arty, open-minded, free prosecco and super interesting talks. Go go go! Or should I say come come come!”

“I loved this space. Really well designed, and a lovely mixed crowd of interesting Londoners. The talk I went to was absolutely outrageous and extremely useful!”

“Such a fun pop up, great produces, friendly staff, trendy space. Wanted to buy one of everything!”

“Really good atmosphere which made me feel super comfortable. Had some free prosecco and the class I went to was really entertaining and informative. Definitely recommend.”

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