About Amy Jo Goddard

Amy Jo Goddard earned her Master’s degree in Human Sexuality Education from New York University and has 20+ years of experience in the sexuality field. As a sought after speaker and teacher, Amy Jo travels to colleges, communities, and conferences speaking about sexuality and sexual empowerment. She delivered her TEDx talk “Owning Your Sexual Power” in Napa Valley, was named one of GO! Magazine’s “100 Women We Love” and one of Kinkly’s “100 Sex Blogging Superhereos.” Amy Jo teaches several unique sexual empowerment intensives and offers sexuality retreats, while maintaining a private practice. She is the author of Woman on Fire: Nine Elements to Wake up Your Erotic Energy, Personal Power and Sexual Intelligence and coauthor of Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men (Penguin Random House). You can find her online, writing about practical, real-world sexuality and evolved relationships at www.amyjogoddard.com.

Enough. Times Up.

That’s what a group of over 300 Hollywood actresses and executives said in a bold statement they put forth this past weekend, as the new year dinged in. At last, as countless victims of harassment, coercion, rape, and exploitation have spoken out and said, “Enough,” it feels like the solidarity of women and those who stand [...]

By |January 5th, 2018|Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recap 2017: The Year In Sexuality

As we head into the last holiday of 2017, I wanted to send you my year-end sexuality review. This was a doozy! Enjoy the read and the links and let’s bring in 2018 right. We’ve got a world to improve and sexual agency to claim. Join me for Your Best Sexual Year Yet 2018. If [...]

By |December 29th, 2017|Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solstice Blessings & Your Best Sexual Year Yet

  Happy Solstice! Hope your darkest, longest night of the year had you warm, happy and reflective. In true let-the-year-go form, I am sick as a new surfboard on perfect waves. Wish I felt that euphoric. Protect yourself from those germy shopping carts and door handles so you escape the nasty bugs running rampant this [...]

By |December 22nd, 2017|Sexual Growth, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sugar’s Top 10 Gift Picks!

Sugar’s Top 10 Gift Picks! By: Jacq Jones Sugar is a lesbian owned, multi-gender operated, for profit, mission driven sex toy store.  By providing education and toys in a shame-free, sex-positive environment, we help people of all genders and sexual orientations experience their own unique sexuality with shameless joy and passion.       Njoy [...]

By |December 15th, 2017|Pleasure & Desire|0 Comments

The Front Lines of the National Sex Ed Conference

California is burning again and I am in Atlantic City at the National Sex Ed Conference. It is always a breath of fresh air to be around other people like myself who commit our days to having difficult conversations and helping people with their sexuality. I got to meet Dr. Joycelyn Elders today, the former [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

Art, Music, and the Power of the Erotic

I believe in the power of art and music to penetrate our psyches and to deeply and forever change us. Like sexuality, art can be treated as a “luxury,” as an addendum or a side-note to real life and real concerns. I pledge, rather, that art, music and sexuality are central to our journey as [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Pleasure & Desire|1 Comment

“What Do We Do With The Boys?”

When I was in graduate school at NYU, I worked as a mentor and tutor as part of a community partnership at an alternative high school in Bushwick, Brooklyn (pre-gentrification, long before Bushwick was a cool place to live). Most of our 300 students had had trouble for one reason or another in the ginormous [...]

By |November 17th, 2017|Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

When It Comes to Sexual Harassment, Sex and Power Are Inextricably Linked

As I engage with the current dialogue about sexual harassment, I continue to be struck by how people want to simplify it. This widespread harassment that is bubbling to the surface has many layers and many meanings and we do ourselves a disservice when we try to box it into being about one thing. Let’s [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

Toxic Masculinity is Bubbling Over, but the Erotic Always Wins

We spent the weekend with 75 women committed to connecting to and healing their sexual selves, and playing in an erotic playground at Fire Woman Retreat. It was a weekend filled with light, inspiration and beauty. When we came out of it, we heard that there had been another mass shooting in Las Vegas, a [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sexual Possibility After Divorce

I have made a bold declaration over the last several years, the years since my divorce. Divorce is a developmental stage of adulthood. Every adult who is in partnership will, at some point lose a partner to divorce or death and will have to find their way again. The question is: What will we create [...]

By |September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments