USF is about to get a lesson in the down and dirty.
YouTuber, sex educator and activist Laci Green is visiting campus on Tuesday as part of the University Lecture Series. Green is the creator of Sex+, an education series that has seen widespread viewing, with Green’s YouTube “Best of Sex+” playlist having over 2.5 million views. She also works on an educational series for Planned Parenthood.
Green’s offline presence includes talks on sexual health and violence to various institutions, including government offices and universities. Her talk at USF will most likely focus on those areas, as well as Green’s community activism.
Since 2012, Green has visited more than 100 universities to give her talks, according to her website.
“Laci’s lecture will create a space for students to learn about sex positivity, sexual health and sexual violence prevention,” Marion Huntley, Coordinator for the Center for Student Involvement, said.
Green graduated from the University of California Berkeley where she studied law. She has a certification from the state of California in dating violence and rape crisis counseling, according to her website.
On Green’s website, it shows that she offers two educational program. One, titled “Best Sex Ever,” deals with sexual health and covers anatomy, STIs, consent and readiness for sex. Her other program is called, “Taking Down Rape Culture,” which talks about rape culture and how to stop it. Green will be paid $16,500 for her appearance.
“Laci Green was recommended by a USF student to the University Lecture Series for consideration,” Huntley said. “She is the host of the YouTube channel Sex+ and was named one of the ‘30 Most Influential People on the Internet’ by TIME Magazine.”
Green will speak at the Marshall Student Center in the Oval Theater. Doors will open at 7:30 P.M. The event is open to the public and seats are first come, first serve with priority given to students.