The Sex Chats, Brighton. Thursday Sept 26th

The Sex Chats, Brighton.
Hosted by Jem Ayres & Bear Philips.
Thursday Sept 26th

Nightingale Room, Grand Central (upstairs)
£15 earlybird (limited)
£18 in advance

13th June Ticket link:

Jem and Bear here to talk about the Sex Chats…


Where no sexy topic is off limits: A night of Sexperts sharing their pearls, ideas and teachings on bodies, intimacy and sex.
From the leading conscious sex pioneers & trail blazers who work in the sex-positive field, with ideas that may shock, surprise & excite.

Out intentions for Sex Chats, Brighton:
• To create a night of sex positive speakers to explore subjects that may be new, edgy and/or exciting in a held space.
• To share information, education and ideas from professionals and creatives in the sex positive field.
• To normalise the discussion of intimacy, bodies, sex and pleasure
• To give us a language to use around sex, intimacy and pleasure.
• To release any shame around talking about sex, intimacy, and pleasure.
• To learn from each other and have a place to ask questions you wouldn’t discuss at the dinner table.

Our topics can include:
Consent & techniques. 
Body Image.
Full Body Orgasms.
Cock Love.  
Yoni Worship. 
Sacred Sexuality.  
Conscious kink & fetish.  
LGBTQ+ community. 
How to keep sex fresh & juicy.
Slut & Smut.
Monogamy, polyogomy & everything in between. 

Speakers for Sept 2024:

My Journey into Sex Work 
Rae Rose

Rae Rose(she/her), Intimacy coach & Touch specialist invites you on a journey into her experience of sex work. Speaking frankly about how this work helped to empower her in her personal life and hold her boundaries with more strength than she had felt before. This talk aims to release the shame and stigma that surrounds this work. Rae speaks about her journey with honesty, reverence & authenticity, making this a talk not to be missed.

A Manifesto for Healthy Relating
Andrew Bellenie

Somatic relating coach Andrew Bellenie (he/him) introduces a radical new framework for evaluating new and existing relationships – join the healthy relating revolution!

Becoming: Neurodivergence and the perimenopause journey 
Kirstine Weaver

Kirstine (they/them) is a storyteller, sexological bodyworker and somatic coach who works with people of all genders at the less sexual end of the sexuality spectrum. As a neurodivergent person who has worked though much of their own societal conditioning, Kirstine hold space for their clients to do the same.

In this talk Kirstine discusses how perimenopause impacts neurodivergence, shining a light on late diagnoses in people born with wombs.

Three’s Company: planning a threesome
Ali Hendry

Your handy guide to creating inclusive, ethical threesomes.

Ali Hendry (she/her) is a Certified Holistic Life and Relationship Coach (PCC, Level 2). She works with individuals, duos, and groups. She runs an ICF Relationship Specialty Certificate and teaches coaching skills at an ICF Level 3 international coaching academy.  She is the Relationship Columnist for DIVA Magazine, the largest global publication for LGBT+ women and non-binary folk, and runs the Relationship Room on IG LIVE and podDIVA. 

Kundalini Writing
Sally-Shakti Willow

International Bestselling Author, Sally-Shakti Willow, talks about working with sexual energy for Writing & Creativity. 

More speakers to be confirmed

About your hosts:
(Professional S*x Coaches & Trauma-informed bodyworkers)

Jem Ayres

Jem is a certified Sex Geek –  A trauma-informed, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Sex Coach, Tantra practitioner and teacher. She is the Founder of Orgasmic Embodiment, and  leads workshops, retreats and hosts talks on conscious sexuality.

Co-Founder of Brighton Talks Sex, and co-host of Desire & Intimacy Conscious Sexuality Gathering for people under 40.

Jem has over 10 years’ experience in the field of self-development through the body and teaches what she calls ‘Sexual Self-Development’.

Overcoming stage 4 cancer became her focus for a while, and through this process she embraced and worked with the healing power of orgasm, both teaching and speaking regularly on Full Body Orgasm, using life force for healing.

Jem’s teaching on Full Body Orgasm, featured on Channel 4s ‘Sex Actually With Alice Levine’ Episode 3; Sexual Healing 2021, and Channel 5 documentary  ‘Adults Only: I Need Sexual Healing’ Series 3, Episode 8.

Multi-talented and creative, she is passionate about helping people to connect with themselves through the body, fine-tuning into the subtleties of our life force, using sexual energy to fuel all areas of life.

Bear Phillips

Bear Phillips (he/ him) was an architect and designer for 30 years before giving it up, at the height of his career, to become a sex-worker. He is a trauma-informed bodyworker, and an Intimacy, Dating & Relationship coach. As a coach he works primarily with men around questions of masculinity, misogyny, and patriarchy (and how these impact our most intimate relationships). He has training in psychotherapy, and is currently completing the Compassionate Inquiry Professional Training with Dr Gabor Maté. In his previous life Bear was an internationally exhibited contemporary artist, an educator, and an academic with a Masters in Research & Cultural Studies. He is currently writing his first book.

With hosts who are eyebrow deep in the s*x positive community, these nights of talks promise to be the sex education we NEVER had at school.

The place to shake off any shame and brazenly ask questions you wouldn’t ask elsewhere.

No Nudity.

No Under 18’s.

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