Laid offers more than 40 personal narratives—from young women and men—about everything involving sex and being sexual. Need-to-know facts and Q&A’s accompany each chapter, providing food for thought on the many important and often maligned or misunderstood topics this book addresses.
“Young people’s voices are rarely heard, particularly on the subject of sex. It is vital that people of all ages hear what young people really have to say, and get a glimpse of their experiences, putting the most stock in what they have to say about their lives and sexualities, not in what adults present or project. Laid offers readers the rare opportunity to do just that. Adults can use this book to become better allies and mentors; teens and young adults can find familiar mirrors they know and an unguarded diversity peer-posturing often obscures.”
—Heather Corinna, Founder of Scarleteen.com and author of S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide to Get You Through High School and College
“For young people, this book will allow them to see how other people handled situation that they might find themselves in … Laid is a fun, easy entrance for teenagers into the world of thinking realistically about sex. And of course, for sex educators, the ways to use Laid in the classroom are practically endless.”
About Shannon T. Boodram
Shannon T. Boodram is a young journalist who began her role as a sexual educator when she appeared on Canadian National Network at age nineteen. Since then she has gone on to host a seven-part sex ed podcast series produced by Imperial Music Studios; she was an expert panelist on Much Music Much Talks Teen Sex alongside Sue Johanson.