Tour Schedule



Email tristan [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 3, 7:00 pm Doors, 8:00 pm Show
Bawdy Storytelling Live in LA
Busby’s East, 5364 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
The LA Times calls Bawdy Storytelling “The Moth for Pervs” — and it lives up to its name! Join sexual folklorist and professional storyteller Dixie de La Tour as she welcomes a range of brilliant special guests to tell their true stories about sexual adventures, experiences, and mishaps. Get there early to mix, mingle, and play a round of Bang-O for the chance to win fantastic prizes! Look for #open to make an appearance in Bang-O and there will be lots of swag giveaways! Hey, you may even go home with a few new tricks for your boudoir arsenal! Get your tickets now, it usually sells out!

October 6, 6:00-8:00 pm
Race In The Adult Industry
Adult Performer Advocacy Committee (APAC) and Free Speech Coalition (FSC) present two simultaneous forums for adult industry professionals including performers, producers, directors, agents, and crew. See image below for details.

October 11-12
Sexual Health Alliance presents MONOGAMISH! With Dr. Elisabeth Sheff, Tristan Taormino & Dr. David Ley

Has a client or friend ever told you that they are in an open relationship, “monogamish,” talk about threesomes, swinging or poly? Do you wish you understood these concepts better? Join the world renowned experts in the field for a Sexceptional Weekend to learn the basics and explore all the intricacies of what it means to be in a consensual non-monogamous relationship. Open to ALL professionals, their partners, friends and anyone that wants to learn more! Culver City, CA. *Choose 1/2 day, full day or weekend!* Up to 16 hours of LPC, LMFT, LCSW and AASECT CEUs* This is a level 1 certificate toward full certification. (Must attend entire weekend) Gain CEUs towards your Consensual Non-Monogamy Certification provided by the Sexual Health Alliance and/or gain AASECT CEUs towards AASECT Sex Therapy Certification and more! Tickets here.

October 18, 8:00 pm
Ms. & Mx. Cruise Leather Contest
Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles
Join us for the inaugural Cruise LA Leather contest! Your favorite leather queers will bring you their all, as they show you why they are the best person to represent Cruise LA for 2020. Judges are International Mr. Leather 2019 Jack Thompson, Vanessa Craig, International Ms. Olympus Leather 2019 Rayna Kitten, 2019 Mx. International Olympus Leather Ferris Oxide, LA Bootblack 2019 Duke Ruff, Moon O’Neal, Miss Barbie-Q, and I will be your emcee for the night! Come join Cruise regulars and the Southern California leatherati as we celebrate our kink communities!

November 2-9, 2019
Swingset Takes Desire
The fun folks at Life on the Swingset are hosting their eighth annual trip to the greatest place on Earth: Desire Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico. It’s a complete takeover of the resort, and they put on a an inclusive and spectacularly geeky trip, bringing together nudists, polyamorous quads, triads, couples looking to explore, long time swingers, polyamorists, exhibitionists, BDSMers, and those just curious, whose sexuality run the gamut from straight, to bi, to queer, and pansexual. I am returning as the special guest this year, and I’ll be teaching workshops and socializing my brains out! There are only 10 spots left, so reserve your spot today!

November 9-10, 16-17
Everyone Deserves Sex Ed 25 Hour Sex Educator Certification
I’ve joined the team at EDSE! EDSE founder and lead educator Anne Hodder-Shipp invited me to lead a discussion on November 16 about the intersection of pornography and sexuality, helping attendees develop an important understanding of porn literacy and how to discuss adult entertainment in an informed and nonjudgmental manner. To learn more about EDSE and apply for this exciting training here.

Anytime, 24/7
Sex Educator Boot Camp Level 1 Online
Are you passionate about sex education and want to build a career in the field? 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 three 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; network with other sex education professionals and build awareness about your work; create dynamic presentations and develop your teaching style; think creatively about marketing and promotion. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to ask Tristan questions about your specific issues and concerns in an intimate environment. This course 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; or have worked as a professional sex educator for less than a year.

Sex Educator Boot Camp Level 2 Online
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? In this intermediate course, Tristan Taormino, one of the most well-known educators in the field, shares her experience, skills, and insight to help you create a vibrant, fulfilling career in sex education. You’ll learn how to: hone your mission and unique point of view; make your work accessible to diverse audiences and communities; develop and create business, branding, and marketing plans; use web-based tools and social media to connect 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 ideal for people who have: worked as a professional sex educator or in the sex education field for at least a year; and/or completed Sex Educator Boot Camp 1.

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.