Damon Holzum is a Los Angeles-based therapist, educator, speaker, and author known for his sex-positive approach encompassing an honest, open, compassionate, and passionate perspectives on sex, relationships, and sexuality. Since 2006, Damon has been speaking, educating, and counseling about sex and sexuality through workshops, one-on-one clients, and interactive classes specializing in the de-stigmatization of all things sexual. With a BA in psychology, Damon is currently attending CalState Long Beach earning a Masters in Social Work. As a California State-certified HIV counselor and educator, Damon has been on the cutting edge of the latest theories and cultural trends concerning HIV treatments and protocols including PrEP, PeP and TasP. Creating safe, open, honest, and welcoming environments to learn about everything from sex and sexuality, to relationships and communication is paramount in Damon’s work. With writings featured in Instigator Magazine and Frontiers Magazine, as well as being featured in Frontiers as a “An Educator with a Sex-Positive Message”, Damon is regularly cited by his peers. Damon is well known as a regular speaker at the Pleasure Chest, Los Angeles; The Stockroom; and The Village at the LA-LGBT Center where his “Sex for Gay Men,” “Hardcore & Alternative Sexual Practices,” “Threesomes and Moresomes,” “Polyamory”, “Sex-Positive 101” and “HIV Basics” classes are taught and embraced.