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Cindy’s speech Building Social Courage at the TEDxYouth@BlueSlidePark event:

Cindy speaks with Peter O’Dowd about the date-gone-wrong allegations against comedian Aziz Ansari on the WBUR program Here & Now:

“In Sex, College, & Social Media, Cindy Pierce provides the essential facts high school and college-age kids need in order to have happier, healthier sexual lives. Her approach is exactly right: educating kids about what they’re really seeing in the media so they can be more discerning in their consumption, while encouraging involvement in healthy social relationships that are not technology-dependent.” — Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls and Sex: Navigating the New Landscape


Sex in college has never been simple. And with modern technology, rising rates of sexual assault and STIs, and an ambiguous hookup culture, it is now ever more complex. Sex, College and Social Media: A Commonsense Guide to Navigating the Hookup Culture is a compassionate, funny, and well-researched primer for the modern college student. You’ll find information about: how communication makes sex better; ways that porn and the media warp sexual expectations; healthy relationships; STIs and contraception; alcohol and drugs; respectful terminology for all things LGBTQ; expectations for consent; and sexual assault on campus. Sex, College and Social Media provides trustworthy answers for pressing questions about the college social scene, preparing entering freshmen for their new environment and offering supportive guidance through senior year and beyond.

Cindy Pierce is a social sexuality educator and comic storyteller who is on a mission to give students perspective and information so that they can better navigate cultural, media and peer pressures, particularly around their social lives and sexual relationships. She also equips parents and educators with key information to help them guide their kids and students through these murky waters. By weaving together expert opinions, personal anecdotes, and the real feedback of today’s college and high school students, Cindy helps make those ‘difficult’ conversations a little less difficult for everyone. Learn more about Cindy’s talks to parents and educators, high school students, college students as well as her comic storytelling.

Listen to an interview with Cindy on the Boston Public Radio program Here and Now!

Cindy’s book Sexploitation: Helping Kids Develop Healthy Sexuality in a Porn-Driven World, about young people and porn culture, is in bookstores now!

Cindy Pierce is on a mission to bring truth about sex and relationships to the forefront through comic storytelling. » read more