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Lo Lorelei Sharkey, CSE, CHSE

Red Hook, NY 12571
(646) 234-7007
Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University (graduated cum laude), Sex Educator Certification from The Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment
AASECT Certifications:
Sexuality Educator
Profession/Job Title:
Sexuality Educator and Author
Areas of Specialization:
Children/Teens, Parents/Caregivers, & Women
Offers Telepractice Options:
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Lorelei (Lo) Sharkey is a seasoned sex-&-relationship writer and educator who has, over the course of her 20-plus year career in the field, co-authored 8 books, penned columns for New York Magazine and The Guardian, written features for publications like Glamour and Men’s Journal, toured the country on behalf of NARAL Pro-Choice America, presented at colleges such as Colgate and Williams, been profiled in Time Magazine, and appeared on Oprah — all as an expert on the topic of sexuality. Lo graduated with honors from Colgate University and successfully completed the nationally accredited, graduate-level certification program at The Institute for Sexuality Education. She is the founder and director of The Butterfly Academy, a health, self care & relational education organization that’s dedicated to empowering kids and their caregivers around the realities of healthy relationships, diversity, and body positivity with accurate information and age-appropriate honesty. The Butterfly Academy offers public and private classes both in-person and online, and also works with private schools — sliding scale payment option available, so no one who would like to learn is turned away.