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With typical bluntness Sue Johanson tells older men and women to get over body image: the ''turkey neck,'' the ''wear and tear,'' the hormonal deficiencies. But in her cheerful, no-nonsense style she adds that there are creams, patches and pills to help them, and if all else fails, that they can always kiss and cuddle. Johanson, who won't reveal her age but looks like a something grandmother who knits and makes sourdough biscuits she does bothis having a lot of fun herself just talking about sex.
In this week's Wisdom WatchJohanson, 78, talks about her decades-long career as a sex expert, and also weighs in on debates about sex education for kids. In a few minutes, we're going to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of Warith Deen Mohammad. He is the son of the founder of the Nation at Islam, but he went on to lead thousands of African Americans into orthodox Islam.
Sue JohansonCM born March 16, is a Canadian writer, public speaker, registered nursesex educatorand media personality. Her great-uncle was Lord Baden-Powell [ citation needed ]. Her mother died when Johanson was ten.
Sue Johanson's groundbreaking work in sex education has created new space in the public sphere for open and engaged discussions of sex and sexuality. For the last 35 years, Sue Johanson has provided frank and honest sexual education to thousands of individuals through her lectures, radio programs, and the Sunday Night Sex Show on television. Johanson first achieved popularity as a sex educator and therapist on rock radio station Q in Toronto with a two hour phone-in show dedicated to advice on sex.
Johanson, although trained as a nurse, admits that she was unable to talk with her own children about sexuality. So, inshe started a teen birth control clinic. Today she feels free to advise all our sons and daughters.
We decided to eat at SUB before the event, to ensure we had plenty of time. Sue spent most of the two hours lecturing. Quite the opposite in fact — Sue is really funny!
Late last night, Oxygen aired the last episode of its popular call-in show, Talk Sex with Sue Johanson. The series began as a Canadian call-in show back in It was extremely popular and featured sex educator Johanson offering colorful and up-front sexual advice. Reruns of the series were picked up by Oxygen but American audiences became frustrated by not being able to call in.