Aud Jektvik

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Aud Jektvik is a sex educator, politician and social worker with continuing studies in sexology and disabilities.

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Ethical Dilemmas in BDSM- More Visibility

Aud Jektvik, Feb 23

Another dilemma is raised because BDSM has gained more visibility in the last few years. Is all of this visibility a good thing?

Another dilemma is raised because BDSM has gained more visibility in the last few years. Is all of this visibility a good thing?

I’m great in bed!

Aud Jektvik, Dec 11 2019

What is it like being a sex educator? Find out in this personal anecdote by Aud.

What is it like being a sex educator? Find out in this personal anecdote by Aud.

Aud Jektvik's "Why I Talk About Sex"

Aud Jektvik, Nov 24 2019

"Why do you talk about sex so much?" I am often asked that, and I understand why a lot of people would wonder about it. Sex is, after all, a taboo subject, so why would you want to potentially alienate people by talking about it? But for me the question has always been ‘Why doesn’t everyone talk about it?’. From a young age I was curious about sex. When I was first told how children were made from one of the neighborhood kids, I had lots of questions, and I was disappointed that the girl who told me couldn’t answer them. When I gained access to the school library I found books about bodies and sex, and even though I wasn’t planning on having sex for many years, I appreciated knowing more about what people only spoke of in hushed tones or innuendos. I think being curious about sex and how bodies work is very natural, but many of us are told that we should not ask about it at a young age, and never really feel that it’s ok to talk about after that. In my teens I loved talking a

"Why do you talk about sex so much?" I am often asked that, and I understand why a lot of people would wonder about it. Sex is, after all, a taboo subject, so why would you want to potentially alienate people by talking about it? But for me the question has always been ‘Why doesn’t everyone talk about it?’. From a young age I was curious about sex. When I was first told how children were made from one of the neighborhood kids, I had lots of questions, and I was disappointed that the girl who told me couldn’t answer them. When I gained access to the school library I found books about bodies and sex, and even though I wasn’t planning on having sex for many years, I appreciated knowing more about what people only spoke of in hushed tones or innuendos. I think being curious about sex and how bodies work is very natural, but many of us are told that we should not ask about it at a young age, and never really feel that it’s ok to talk about after that. In my teens I loved talking a