The Sexual Survival Guide for Geeks

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Friday 11th March, 2011

5:00pm to 6:00pm (CST)

What they say about geeks, sex, relationships and hooking up just isn't true: we ARE hot and nerdy, and when it comes to events like SXSWi we could all use a little "booty call boot camp". Anyone can read sex ed basics online, but when you're faced with real-life situations and the nuances of quirky geeks who are smarter than the average hottie, and have that irresistible OCD, you'll need to know more than how to Google a pickup line or navigate a smooth SXSWi afterparty fling.

In this talk, leading sex educator Violet Blue explains:

  • Sexual health basics, including safer sex 101.
  • Exactly how to have a smooth negotiation about safer sex.
  • Rules and tips for geek flirting.
  • Do's and Don'ts of picking up on geeks.
  • Sex etiquette and social media.
  • How to have a great one-nighter and feel happy saying hi in the halls the next day.
  • Navigating honesty (and health issues) when someone is cheating.
  • Consent: saying yes and no to sex with clarity and coolness.
  • How to have a hot time without pissing off your hotel roommates.
  • Why geeks are better lovers, and how to attract a geek.
  • Geek-specific suggestions for seeing each other after SXSW.

While heterosexually focused in scope, this presentation will be inclusive of all genders and orientations. Includes a handout of recommendations for a Geek Sexual Survival Kit.

LEVEL: Beginner

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Violet Blue

Career criminal consultant.

16 attendees

  • Ariel Waldman
  • Beau
  • Brandon Weiss
  • brynn evans
  • Clementine Gallot
  • Mr. Addenbrooke
  • Dr. Keely Kolmes
  • teresa m. bücker
  • José Alves de Castro
  • Joseph J Schmitt
  • Leah Culver
  • Jason
  • John Bragg
  • Eric Grotke
  • Violet Blue ®
  • windyc

22 trackers

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  • Brad Dougherty
  • David Beach
  • Paul Mison
  • Carrie Stalder
  •  Chris Heuer
  • Heather Capri ツ
  • Jackie Shelley
  • Jack Lerner
  • Jose
  • Liang Shi
  • Lindi Horton
  • Bradley Heilbrun
  • Frances Berriman
  • Philip Petersen
  • Rachel Mercer
  • Trish Lawrence
  • Schuyler Erle
  • Seb Mutimer
  • Simon Staffans
  • Audrey Vaughn
  • Igor Schwarzmann

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Time 5:00pm6:00pm CST

Date Fri 11th March 2011


Room 18ABCD, Austin Convention Center

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