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Sharon Gordon

in Johannesburg

5 Lessons From Fifty Shades of Gray

PRESENTED ON MAY 21, 2019
IN JOHANNESBURG @ VOL 22

Sharon Gordon, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Writer, Human Rights Activist, Wisdom Seeker and Fearless Teller of Necessary Truths. Sharon is driven, independent and a fearless woman. She will change how you see yourself, your business and your potential. During the 80s she was a Human Rights Lawyer, instrumental in running the first legal strike in South Africa.

During this period when Labour Law was in its infancy she was involved in ground
breaking law. Some of the trials she was involved in included Treason, Sabotage,
Public Violence and on a lighter note - Chicken Theft.

She then moved to the Corporate World as a Labour Consultant after which she was appointed as the CEO for Human Resources for Billiton International. This is where she learnt that power - tastes like Cream Soda. In 1997, Sharon embarked on her life as an Entrepreneur, from trains to books and a lot in between. In 2002 she tackled the Adult Industry in South Africa and started the well recognised brand Lola Montez.

Never afraid of challenging perceptions and taboos - this is where she found her
voice as a speaker, educator, entertainer, relationship engineer and Wisdom Seeker and Fearless Teller of Necessary Truths! She has published three books, had a column in the Saturday Star and is a regular guest on Radio and Television.

After serving as a senior Dignity Dreams Board Member, in 2017, Sharon was
appointed as the CEO of Dignity Dreams a NGO that manufactures and distributes
washable, eco-friendly sanitary pads.

In her capacity as an Educator, Sharon gives talks on Menstrual Health and Hygiene, Sexual Health, Relationships and Living -Rich, Happy and Hot!

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Ken and Mary's Sex Education

BY KATSUMI SAIKI
@ VOL 112 ON MAR 26, 2014

"It seemed like a good idea at the time..."

In the PechaKucha Spirit of Valentines Day, we ask "What happens when you have two naked female and male dolls, snow on the ground, and a camera?" -- A rather risqué (and hilariously absurd) education on sexual relationships of course! (and now a book well!) Listen as Katsumi Saiki talks about his love of photography and sex from Ken and Mary's Sex Education from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 112

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Sex-Toy Party, Anyone?

BY KATIE ZACARIAN
@ POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA: STARTUP THE PARTY SF X TOKYO ON SEP 18, 2014

Nikola Pavesic, Katie Zacarian, Yusuke Matsumura, and Yu Tazawa address one of Japan's greatest challenges: the country is not having enough sex. Going into depth on how bring a solution to the issue, and targeting one of causes. Targeting Japanese women, they purpose the idea of sex-toy parties to get women talking in a safe and comfortable inviroment, and help encourage couples to grow closer to each other. 

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Hustle, Sex, $$$

BY ALEXANDRA FINE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Alexandra Fine is devoted to proving that sex can be equally as pleasurable for both men and women and aiding that assertion with creative, well-designed and flawlessly-executed sexual innovations. Eva, the first of these inventions, quickly became the #1 crowdfunded sex toy — catapulting Alex and her business partner, Janet, into the spotlight for their uniquely engineered couples’ vibrator aimed at closing the pleasure gap. She is also generally into fun and happiness.

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Why Don't We Talk About Sex? Or…Something about Italy

BY GAIA BISTULFI AMMAN
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 04, 2016

"Feel it. Face it. Free it."

In "Why don't we talk about sex? Or…something about Italy." from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 15 scientist, biology professor and writer Gaia Bistulfi Amman speaks about honesty, sex, education, and growing up in Italy. Ammann expands on how she ended up being a successful novel-writing…scientist. An elaboration on happiness and how to bite back when life nibbles at your butt.

This was "PechaKucha if the Day" of Monday, March 7th, 2016.

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The Impact of Comprehensive Sex Education

BY MICKEY IRIZARRY
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 12, 2016

Mickey Irizarry spends her days educating and discussing sex with college students. Listen as she talks about sexual education in universities and some of the interesting questions she gets from students.

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Sex, PrEP and the Adolescent Brain

BY DEFINATE NHAMO
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Definate Nhamo discusses the advances in treatment for sexually transmitted deseases including HIV 

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The Continuum of Human Experience and Sex Trafficking

BY NANCY HARDCASTLE
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 23, 2017

Storyteller Nancy Hardcastle leads a happy life in Puerto Vallarta, that is until she ponders about children that endure sex trafficking.

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Sex: Wants, Needs, and Desires

BY AMORY JANE
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 13, 2017

Sex Educator, Amory Jane, will be talking about needs versus desires as they relate to sex and intimacy. She'll discuss libido, different styles of desire (e.g. spontaneous and responsive), and whether or not there is really a sex drive (and if sex can be considered a need). This presentation goes beyond the classic research, and includes the most up to date science on human sexuality, along with fascinating info from Emily Nagoski's best-selling book Come As You Are.

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How To Have Good Sex

BY RACHEAL HEBERT, LCSW
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 15, 2019

As a therapist, sexual assault survivor advocate and general sex enthusiast, Racheal Hebert gives an overview of healthy sexuality and provides some tips on how to have good sex.