Susana (aka Susan) Mayer, is a board-certified sexologist with the American College of Sexologists (ACS). She holds a doctorate in human sexuality and a master of public health degree. She has retired member status with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS). She hosts the monthly Erotic Literary Salon/Adult Sex-Ed gatherings that she founded in 2008. They are a verbal sanctuary for sexual expression, to combat sexual shame, and to normalize sex. Susana resides in Philadelphia, where she is known as the go-to person for information pertaining to sexuality. She is a frequent contributor to NPR radio and various podcasts as well as to online and print publications.