Laura McGuire

Dr. Laura McGuire is a nationally recognized sexuality educator, trauma-informed specialist, and inclusion consultant at The National Center for Equity and Agency. Dr. McGuire earned her bachelor's degree in social sciences from Thomas Edison State University and her graduate degrees in Educational Leadership for Change from Fielding Graduate University. Her experience includes both public and private sectors, middle schools, high schools, and university settings. In 2015, she served as the first Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Program Manager at the University of Houston, and in 2017, she became the first Victim Advocate/Prevention Educator at the US Merchant Marine Academy.

Dr. McGuire is a certified full-spectrum doula, professional teacher, a certified sexual health educator, and a vinyasa yoga instructor. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), Society of Profesional Consultants, and is a Board Member of the Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP). Dr. McGuire lives the United States, where she works as a full-time consultant and expert witness.

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This unique dual-stimulation vibrator is beautiful, easy to use and oh-so-effective.

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Can being kinky and a person of faith co-exist? We take a look at religion in the kink community.

How to Stop Hating Valentine's Day How to Stop Hating Valentine's Day How to Stop Hating Valentine's Day How to Stop Hating Valentine's Day


If your relationship status makes you hate Valentine's day, consider reclaiming it for yourself.

How to Add the Holidays to Your Kink Play How to Add the Holidays to Your Kink Play How to Add the Holidays to Your Kink Play How to Add the Holidays to Your Kink Play


Take some inspiration from the holiday season to dip your toe in the kink pool.

Single During the Holidays? Cuffing Season Do's and Don'ts Single During the Holidays? Cuffing Season Do's and Don'ts Single During the Holidays? Cuffing Season Do's and Don'ts Single During the Holidays? Cuffing Season Do's and Don'ts


Feeling like you need to be coupled during the holidays? Here's how to navigate those feelings.

Why Aren't There Pussy Pics? Why Aren't There Pussy Pics? Why Aren't There Pussy Pics? Why Aren't There Pussy Pics?


If you've never sent, received or even heard of someone receive a picture of a partner's vulva, well, there's a reason for that.

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There are different types of abuse that can be present in a relationship. Here's how to spot some of the differences so that you can get...

What Consent Looks and Feels Like What Consent Looks and Feels Like What Consent Looks and Feels Like What Consent Looks and Feels Like


Consent is sexy, mandatory and needed and every age and every stage of a relationship. Here's what the real deal should look like.

Culture and Consent: The Things We Have to Unlearn to Get It Right Culture and Consent: The Things We Have to Unlearn to Get It Right Culture and Consent: The Things We Have to Unlearn to Get It Right Culture and Consent: The Things We Have to Unlearn to Get It Right


Why changing the culture around consent will involve un-learning everything we have previously been taught.

A Short History of Sexual Consent A Short History of Sexual Consent A Short History of Sexual Consent A Short History of Sexual Consent


Consent may have its roots in the kink community. Learn more about the history behind the movement.

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Sexual health is part of your overall health, but the definition may not fit with many people's assumptions. Here's what it means and why...