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She is co-founder of Sex Positive St. Louis and an Alternative Lifestyle Advisor and Gynecological Teaching Associate for Washington University School of Medicine. Featured countless times in the local alternative weekly The Riverfront Times and winner of their Web Award for Best Sex Blog, she has a professional consulting site Be Open and Honest, where she offers sex and relationship advice and sex surrogacy services (talking and hands on intimacy).
Her life experiences include monogamous marriage, divorce, sex work, parenthood, as well as being fired and sued for her sexuality. A nudist and sex-positive activist, she is in a polyamorous BDSM relationship with her long-term partner, Matthew.
Nikia is an Electrical Engineer for a global substation design firm. Outside of work, Nikia enjoys outdoor activities such as float trips, zip-lining, softball, rollerblading, and staying fit. Nikia is a workout enthusiast, interested in clean, healthy eating and how it affects our bodies.
At a young age, Nikia understood the importance of sexuality and living in an ethical manner. She enjoys making connections with people who are struggling with their sexuality and helping them find safe, inclusive spaces to grow. Since becoming involved with Sex Positive St. Louis in 2014, she has flourished, given the opportunity to educate herself and connect with like-minded individuals. Her mission is to connect marginalized groups, especially within the LGBT community, with SEX+STL to gain access to a space in which they can learn and express themselves without fear of judgement.
His passion for sex education, transparency, and awareness lead him and his partner Nikia to Sex Positive St. Louis over two years ago. Both identify as bisexual, and saw an opportunity to grow and educate themselves. Nick's mission is to help create more outlets for sex positive education and freedom of expression for LGBT and non-monogamous marginalized groups.
In addition to his work with SEX+STL, Nick volunteers with several other organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, New Leaders Council, and Gateway Greening. He is inspired daily by the city of St. Louis, his family, and close friends.
Nick and Nikia currently reside in Hazelwood, MO. They enjoy traveling, watching ASAP Science videos on YouTube, spending quality time with like-minded individuals, reading, Netflix, and the 54th Street Grill.