public workshops: sex ed for adults

Did you get good sex ed in middle or high school? For most adults in the U.S., the answer is no. This public workshop series, hosted by Earth Arts Center in Brooklyn, brings you the basics of bodies, identities, health, and pleasure in interactive 90-minute workshops on various health education topics. Come learn, network, and maybe take home a prize!

comprehensive sex education

Whether you’re a school-based professional, youth worker, or health/wellness collective, SE4A adapts comprehensive sexual health education offerings to your students specific needs. Both single workshops and workshop series on topics related to sexual identity, health, and pleasure are taught from an intersectional and trauma-responsive lens.

professional development

Are you working to dismantle rape culture? SE4A trainings equip sex educators, clinicians, activists, and others with the facilitation skills, self-care strategies, and cutting edge approaches for promoting sexual freedom. Curriculum design and consultation available for developing programs, as is one-on-one coaching for independent educators and community-based collectives.

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About se4a

Sex Ed for All is a project by Haylin Belay LLC offering public classes, comprehensive sex education workshops, and professional development for educators and activists working for sexual and reproductive justice.

Who is Haylin? I'm a seasoned sex educator and holistic health promotion professional with a focus in reproductive justice and youth empowerment. I have over a decade of hands-on experience developing health education programming and providing facilitation trainings for activists and educators, and my expertise is in teaching practical skills for a healthier, more pleasurable life through a trauma-responsive lens. I'm also a yoga instructor and wellness coach, offering group classes, workshops, and one-on-one coaching from an integrated mind-body-spirit perspective. View resume

in the press

WATCH

TV Interview: Sex. Right. Now., "Ladies of Sex Tech" [trailer]
Interview: Cosmopolitan, “The Sex Ed Crisis” [“Virginity-Focused Sex Ed Shames Victims”]

LISTEN

Podcast Profile: Real Talk Radio, "Haylin Belay on Sex Education, Modern Witchcraft, and Relationship Anarchy"
Podcast Profile: Juicy Bits, "Sexpert Haylin Belay"
Podcast Profile: Biology of the Blog, "Haylin Belay"
Podcast Interview: Flash Forward, "How Is Babby (Not) Made"
Podcast Interview: Radio Interview: Sex Ed with DB, "Meet Your Students Where They're At"

READ

Rewire, High School Is Too Late to Start Teaching Consent to Kids”
Daily Dot, “Meet Miss Vera: The gender coach who’s helped hundreds discover their true identities”
Splinter (formerly Fusion), “This smart and sexy pop-up shop is every feminist’s dream come true” & “The nightmare of watching Netflix while battling PTSD” & ”Should every man do Kegels?” & “This #BlackLivesMatter pole-dance protest is beautiful” & “There’s a whole world of luxury vegan condoms out there for when you get tired of regular rubbers”
The Tempest,Black people can't get depression and other mental health myths”

Profiled by…
Profile: AYO Magazine, "Health Educator Haylin Belay Wants You to Be Okay With Sex"
Profile: Blue & White Magazine, "Campus Character: Haylin Belay"

Quoted in...
WHEDCo.org, "JAM Empowers Middle and High School Students through Sex-Ed"
InStyle, "Sexual Consent: Why We Still Haven’t Gotten the Conversation Right"

speaking credits

Access Matters Leading the Way Conference 2018 [Panel] “Beyond the Yes Means Yes Consent Model”

Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit 2018 [Panel] "Beyond Consent: Power, Pleasure, Profit"

Black Girl Project Sisterhood Summit 2018 "The Sacrament of Yes: Creating a Positive Consent Culture"

Civil Liberties and Public Policy 2018 [Panel] "Power, Pleasure, Profit: Radical Visions of Consent"

National Sex Ed Conference 2017 "Creating, Maintaining, and Repairing Safe Spaces"

SisterSong 2017 [Plenary Panel] "Power, Pleasure, Profit: Radical Visions of Consent"

Columbia University Scholars Program Symposium 2014 "Alcohol use and risky sexual behavior among young adults living in Nantes, France"

BACCHUS Initiative General Assemblies 2012/2013/2014, Regional Assembly 2013/2014, IvyAlcohol Symposium 2014 "Responsible Communities @ Columbia: Peer Education Models for Alcohol Education"

Private workshops, education consulting, and professional development for NY Interschool ; The Doula Project ; Terrace Club at Princeton University ; SHAG (sensitive content); Girls Inc of NYC ; Ali Forney Center ; Gwen Shockey Fine Art at Amos Eno Gallery.

digital workbooks