My work focuses on inclusive sex-ed for people of color, sexual and mental wellness within the Black community, and the exploration of vulnerability and intimacy within communities of color.
Tiffany Lashai Curtis is an award-winning freelance sexual wellness and culture writer, sex educator, and aspiring therapist.
In fall 2016 after dropping out of the MA Fashion Studies program at Parsons School of Design, Tiffany published her first professional freelance story for HelloGiggles.
While living in NYC, Tiffany worked as a graduate peer health advisor creating and facilitating sexual wellness programming around intimate partner violence, safer sex, STI prevention, and sex positivity.
Since her first introduction to health and wellness advocacy, Tiffany has used her personal, political, and creative insights to produce writing that tackles sexual pleasure, mental health, queer identity, and pop culture; while centering the lived experiences of Black womxn and femmes in her work.
A former regular contributor for HelloGiggles, Tiffany's work has also appeared on MTVNews, Refinery29, Blavity, and more.
Highlights of her writing work include interviewing wellness expert Alex Elle in January 2019, leading a pleasure workshop on sex and communication for Black womxn and femmes in June 2019, and creating a three-part profile series for HelloGiggles during Black Womxn's History Month in April 2019, called “Doing The Work,” in which she interviewed three Black womxn from industries where they are underrepresented or rendered invisible.
In addition to her work as a writer, Tiffany works as a sex educator and workshop facilitator for LGBTQ+ youth of color and adults, in the Philadelphia area.
She will embark upon completing her MEd in Counseling Psychology in fall 2020.
With over three years of professional writing experience, a strong storytelling background, and a commitment to advocating for and telling nuanced stories about marginalized communities, Tiffany has the ability to help highlight and amplify untold stories, and approach old stories in new ways.
She can be commissioned for the following:
Tiffany brings a personable and informed storytelling approach to speaking engagements of all kinds. She has experience with:
Past & Upcoming Events
Tiffany has experience facilitating intimate pleasure-based sex-ed and wellness workshops for adults. Her past events centered topics such as:
-Navigating sex + pleasure while STI-positive
-Platonic touch + intimacy for POC
- Communication + sexual desire