Tristan Taormino

Tristan Taormino is an American feminist author, columnist, sex educator, activist, editor, speaker, radio host, and pornographic film director. Taormino is the author of seven books, including the Firecracker Book Award-winning The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women.


She has edited anthologies including the Lambda Literary Award-winning annual anthology series she created and edited from 1996–2009, Best Lesbian Erotica.

She was a regular columnist for The Village Voice from 1999–2008, where she wrote the bi-weekly sex column "Pucker Up."