Tristan Taormino To Host Show on VoiceAmerica Radio Network

PHOENIX—VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network—internet broadcasting pioneer, producing and syndicating online audio and video—today announced the debut of Sex Out Loud, hosted by internationally acclaimed author, sex educator, college lecturer, and feminist pornographer Tristan Taormino on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel on Friday, June 1, at 5 p.m. Pacific Time, 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

Sex Out Loud explores the world of sexuality from every angle. Taormino will interview leading authors, educators, artists and icons and give listeners an uncensored, inside look at alternative sexual practices and communities. She’ll delve into topics from the popular to the taboo, including sex education and sexual health, erotic fantasies, BDSM, non-monogamy, the adult industry, and more. Taormino and her guests will also answer listeners’ questions live.

Her first guest will be Dan Savage, sex advice columnist, author, co-creator of the “It Gets Better” campaign, and star of MTV’s Savage U. Upcoming guests include Kate Bornstein, Buck Angel, Jaclyn Friedman, Jessica Valenti, Bobbi Starr, and Susie Bright and her daughter Aretha Bright.

Taormino has been educating and entertaining people for more than 15 years. A former columnist for The Village Voice, Taormino’s sex-positive attitude and sharp wit have made her a sought after guest on radio and television shows across the United States and abroad including Howard Stern, Loveline, Ricki Lake and HBO’s Real Sex. Most notably, she was a recurring guest on Ricki Lake for two seasons, gave sex advice to Danny Bonaduce and the late Dick Clark on the NBC talk show The Other Half, and debated Dr. Drew Pinsky and Joe Scarborough on MSNBC. She is a widely recognized expert on sex education, GLBT issues, alternative relationships, and feminist pornography. She frequently lectures at top colleges and universities, including Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, UCLA and NYU.

“Tristan Taormino is known around the world for her honest, down to earth, sex-positive advice, books, and films,” said Karen Dana, executive producer of Sex Out Loud. “We are so thrilled that she’s joining the VoiceAmerica Network, and her show is sure to inform and inspire our listeners.” 

Sex Out Loud follows Sex with Jaiya, the Variety Channel’s most popular show, giving listeners two hours of exciting, informative sex education.

Sex Out Loud is sponsored by The Smitten Kitten, an award-winning progressive sex toy retailer; Astroglide, one of the leading personal lubricant brands; and, the most popular rechargeable vibrator for couples in the world.

Sex Out Loud airs live on Fridays at 5 p.m. Pacific/7 p.m. Central/8 p.m. Eastern on The VoiceAmerica Variety Channel. To access the show, log on at