Tristan Taormino® is an award-winning author, columnist, sex educator, speaker, activist, and feminist pornographer. She is the author of seven books including Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships,Secrets of Great G-Spot Orgasms and Female Ejaculation, and The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women. Tristan conducted original research and extensive interviews of people in non-monogamous relationships for her book Opening Up, which was published in 2008. She has presented her research, lectured about non-monogamy, and taught workshops on open relationships at colleges and universities, conferences, and other venues all over North America. She also created the website OpeningUp.net, which features books, organizations, and resources on non-monogamy including The Open List, a list of professionals (therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, consultants, relationship and life coaches, doctors, lawyers, etc.) who are experienced and knowledgeable about alternative sexuality and lifestyles, including open relationships, polyamory, and non-monogamy.