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Let's Talk About It: The Teen's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human--Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan in conversation with Emily Nagoski

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Charis welcomes Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan in conversation with Emily Nagoski for a celebration of Let's Talk About It: The Teen's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human. How do you find the answers to all the questions you have about yourself, about your identity, and about your body? Let's Talk About It provides a comprehensive, thoughtful, well-researched graphic novel guide to everything you need to know. This event takes place on crowdcast, Charis' virtual event platform. Register here

Covering relationships, friendships, gender, sexuality, anatomy, body image, safe sex, sexting, jealousy, rejection, sex education, and more, Let's Talk About It is the go-to handbook for every teen, and the first in graphic novel form.

Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan are both full-time, professional cartoonists and comic book creators. They've been married for twelve years and working together for the past eight. They reside in Portland, OR. Together they run a sex education focused webcomic called Oh Joy Sex Toy, which has won an assortment of accolades over the years and was even featured in the Tate museum in London, England. Let’s Talk About It is their first young adult published work.

EMILY NAGOSKI is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestselling Come As You Are and The Come As You Are Workbook, and co-author, with her sister, Amelia, of New York Times bestseller Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle. She earned an M.S. in counseling and a Ph.D. in health behavior, both from Indiana University, with clinical and research training at the Kinsey Institute. Now she combines sex education and stress education to teach women to live with confidence and joy inside their bodies. She lives in Massachusetts with two dogs, a cat, and a cartoonist.

This event is free and open to all people, especially to those who have no income or low income right now, but we encourage and appreciate a solidarity donation in support of the work of Charis Circle, our programming non-profit. Charis Circle's mission is to foster sustainable feminist communities, work for social justice, and encourage the expression of diverse and marginalized voices. https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/CharisCircle?code=chariscirclepage

We will be archiving this event and adding closed captioning as soon as possible after airing so that it will be accessible to deaf and HOH people. If you have other accessibility needs or if you are someone who has skills in making digital events more accessible please don't hesitate to reach out to info@chariscircle.org. We are actively learning the best practices for this technology and we welcome your feedback as we begin this new way of connecting across distances.

By attending our virtual event you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event seeks to provide a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), class, or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate. Anyone violating these rules will be expelled from this event and all future events at the discretion of the organizers. Please report all harassment to info@chariscircle.org immediately.

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Let's Talk About It: The Teen's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893147
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Graphic - March 9th, 2021

An inclusive, accessible and honest graphic novel guide to growing up, from gender and sexuality to consent and safe sex. Perfect for any teen starting to ask...Is what I'm feeling normal? Is what my body is doing normal? Am I normal? How do I know what are the right choices to make? How do I fix it when I make a mistake?
 
Let's talk about it.


Come As You Are: Revised and Updated: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982165314
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski’s game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life.

For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, women’s sexuality was an uncharted territory in science, studied far less frequently—a


The Come as You Are Workbook: A Practical Guide to the Science of Sex Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982107321
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 11th, 2019

A new, practical workbook from the New York Times bestselling author of Come As You Are that allows you to apply the book’s groundbreaking research and understanding of why and how women’s sexuality works to everyday life.

In the twentieth century, women’s sexuality was seen as “Men’s Sexuality Lite”: basically the same, but not quite


Event Summary: 
Charis welcomes Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan in conversation with Emily Nagoski for a celebration of Let's Talk About It: The Teen's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human.