TV Appearances 

 

1/28/19 - Netflix's Trigger Warning with Killer Mike

7/3/17 – VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta

2013 – Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club Atlanta

Filmed (but did not air)

Personal Injury Court as a Sex Expert

Documentaries

About That Cookie (2018)

The Goddess Project (2018)

Black./Womyn.:Conversations with Lesbians of African Descent (2008)

Panels

10/13/18

Spelman Museum @ Spelman College

#SpelZanelePRIDE w/ Lyrispect

You’re invited to an afternoon of poetic proportions featuring an original performance by award winning lyricist and activist, Lyrispect. Inspired by Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness, Lyrispect will moderate a panel to address questions and concerns surrounding the sexuality, spirituality, and visibility of LGBTQI women of the African Diaspora.

Host: Nina “Lyrispect” Ball

Panelists: Beverly Guy Sheftall, Ph.D., Marla Renee Stewart, MA, Latishia A.V. James, M.Div.

Podcasts

4/14/20

Sexology Podcast w/ Dr. Moali

Got Pervertables? Yes, You Do! with Marla Renee Stewart

In This Episode You Will Hear: 

  • What is a pervertable?

  • Incorporating everyday items into your sex life

  • Which items work and don’t work for anal pleasure

  • Being more creative sexually whilst on lockdown

  • Using music to enhance your sexual pleasure

  • Learning to bring the sense of adventure to your home

  • Cultivating sexual confidence

  • Overcoming layers of shame and guilt that might be getting in the way

  • How you can up level your sexual pleasure even if it’s a good level

  • Tips & techniques for improving virtual sex

4/14/20

SDC w/ Lexi Sylver

How to Seduce Your Lover

What is seduction really all about? How can you discover the best ways to seduce your partner? Host Lexi Sylver invites Marla Renee Stewart, MA and Dr. Jessica O’Reilly to talk about seduction and their new book, The Ultimate Guide to Seduction and Foreplay. They discuss what seduction is really all about, and how seduction skills are key to becoming a great lover. Marla shares a few tips to discovering what kind of seduction styles will work best on your partner(s), and how learning these skills can make you a more confident lover. Dr. Jess talks about how the core erotic feelings behind someone’s desires can help us understand what your partner wants sexually and how they want to be seduced. They also explore how to communicate your fantasies to your partner, and how technology can help you seduce your partners and explore your fantasies.

4/10/20

Shameless Sex

#156 Seduction And Foreplay - With Marla Renee Stewart

Tune in to learn the latest tips and tricks on seduction and foreplay. 

We also answer a sex question: I pleasure my partner but they rarely reciprocate.

4/7/20

The Black Jezebel Podcast

Sex Down South 2020 w/ Tia Marie & Marla Stewart

I know yall remember the ranting and raving from my 1st experience at Sex Down South 2019. I had such an amazing time I even did an entire episode on my experience, which you definitely want to make sure you hear that episode. This episode I am speaking with the founders of the Sex Down South Conference, Tia Maria and Marla Renee Stewart. The sex educators, sex enthusiast, and everything Black Girl Magic share everything you want to know about the conference from how it started, to some of their best and sexiest moments. You do not want to miss this! We are even dropping some gems on hot new sexy additions that attendees can expect this year. 

The black Jezebel podcast will be presenting a workshop at Sex Down South Conference 2020 in Atlanta, GA September 10-12, 2020 and am so excited for all of you to experience this amazing Black sex experience with me. 

To receive $20 off of your conference registration ticket use CODE: JezebelSDS at checkout. 

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4/3/20

ATL Rant

The Sex Talk with Sexpert Marla Stewart of Velvet Lips and Sex Down South

The Sex Talk things your mother never told you.

3/30/20

Feminine Fire Podcast

The Ultimate Guide to Seduction w/ Marla Renee Stewart & Dr. Jessica O'Reilly

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • How to learn your own, and your lover’s seduction style, and how to use them to become more confident around seduction.

  • Understanding your Core Erotic Feelings and your Elevated Erotic Feelings, and how these have to be cultivated regularly.

  • How to avoid the “Dark Triad” that kills passion and intimacy.

  • How to see busy as a challenge vs a problem, and creative ideas and techniques for busy couples. 

  • How sharing the household responsibilities leads to more sex.

  • Simple techniques you can use tonight to bring more pleasure into your connection, and much more.

 

1/24/20

Speak Sex Podcast

Episode 48: How to Change your Attitude Toward Sex & Love Yourself (& Your Partner) No Matter What!

Eve Eurydice speaks with Marla Renee Stewart, founder of Velvet Lips, a sex education platform & cofounder of the Sex Down South Conference in Atlanta & of the Sexual Liberation Collective, a sexologist & sex & relationship coach, & speaks Sex with Susana Potter, a yogi psychotherapist, founder of Bodywise, a center for body-centered therapy.

 

10/17/19

The A to Z of Sex

I is for Inches

Does size matter? Today we are talking about size in all its forms... penis size, vagina size, body size... what is it about size that is such an issue when it comes to sexual intimacy.

 

9/25/19

blunt. (The Podcast)

Let’s Talk Mental Health w/ Stanley Atkins II and Marla Stewart (LIVE)

This weeks episode Brittney and London made history hosting their first live recording honoring Mental Health Awareness Month with #PassingTheBlunt guests Stanley Atkins II and Marla Stewart.

(Part 1) Stanley Atkins helps educate us on the connection between mental health and cannabis, how we all suffer from some form of PTSD, and his thoughts on men’s mental health being a silent crisis.

(Part 2) Marla Stewart shares her knowledge on the relationship between sex and mental health, healing sexual trauma, and how to self care. Tune in and share your thoughts on mental health.

 

9/23/19

The Pussy Party Podcast

Fuck School

"Fuck School" takes place in the middle of the Naughty in Nawlin's Lifestyle Convention! I have super special guest Marla Renee Stewart, MA. Shes a professional sex, intimacy and relationship coach, sexologist, and sex educator. She teaches from church groups all the way to the university level! Many of you may have seen her featured on "Killer Mike's, Trigger Warning" Netflix Series! We talk about the show and the educational side of sex, intimacy, orgasms, trauma and the LGBTQ lifestyle.

 

8/8/19

Loving Without Boundaries

Podcast Interview: Marla Renee Stewart, Co-Founder of Sex Down South, Sexologist, Coach

I am so flipping stoked to share my latest podcast interview that I just released with sexologist, and coach, and co-founder of the Sex Down South conference (which is this September 5–7 in Atlanta, Georgia), Marla Renee Stewart. I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Marla at this year’s second Southwest Love Fest when she was on the panel for Dirty Lola’s “Sex Ed. A Go-Go” that Saturday night. I was super impressed with her hilarity, her intelligence, and her overall easy-going and fun persona. Nice! Marla keeps herself busy with teaching at universities, running her own sexuality education business, doing research for non-profit organizations, and sits on various panels and boards for companies. You know… just a normal day for Marla. 🙂 Wow! Amazing! Marla, thanks for being such a courageous and hard-working trail blazer and for all of the magnificent and much-needed work that you are doing! I love it! Keep going like I know you will!

 

8/7/19

Sexploration w/ Poly Anna

Conversation X: Marla Renee Stewart (Velvet Lips & Sex Down South)

On today’s episode, Marla Renee Stewart (s3xuality educator and founder of Velvet Lips) and I talk about dating while depressed, what causes the spark to fade in a relationship, what gets New Relationship Energy down, and her event coming up the weekend of September 5 in Atlanta, Georgia , S3x Down South!

 

7/23/19

Tindergarten

Marla Stewart: Sex Ed Down South

Meet sex educator Marla Stewart. This week, Raksha and Marla talk about being queer transplants to the South, craigslist dating, and kinky boundaries. Want to know what religious trauma is? Or what it means to be "monogamish"? Expand your toolkit for navigating the sexual world this week on Tindergarten.

 

7/10/19

Sisters of Sexuality: 5 Shades of Play

Infidelity in Queer Relationships

In this episode, Marla Renee Stewart will be interviewing queer couple, Sloan and Mikah, about infidelity.  Their heated and candid discussion about desire on YouTube is one of the fastest growing audiences that shows what arguments around infidelity look like IRL.  They will be discussing the challenges, as well as the benefits of being in a queer relationship and the nuances about transparency in most situations where one person isn't completely truthful about their desires.  We are also going to talk about how people are not comfortable with expressing their desires to their partners because the constructs around monogamy due to the agricultural revolution. Get ready to dig deep and hard with this complex and amazing couple!

 

6/19/19

Sisters of Sexuality: 5 Shades of Play

Black Sexual Liberation w/ Jasmine Burnett

It's Juneteenth and it's time to make some connections regarding Black Sexual Liberation. Join Marla Renee Stewart as she and naturist, Jasmine Burnett, talk about what freedom means on this incredible day. We will be discussing the intersections of blackness and sexuality and how we show up with everyday authenticity. Listen in as we talk about celebrating our power!

 

6/2/19

Black N Kinky Lifestyle: A Swinger’s Podcast

Interview with Sex Therapist and Educator Marla Stewart

Check out Marla http://velvetlipsllc.com/about-us/about-marla/ info@velvetlipsllc.com https://www.sexdownsouth.com/ Twitter @1marlastewart @SexDownSouthATL @VelvetLipsSxEd IG:@1marlastewart | Want to meet Marla and person? Come to Amour Getaways Clothing Optional Cabin Getaways 10/4 - 10/6, where Marla will be doing her Flirt and Squirt workshop! https://www.amourgetaways.com/event/clothing-optional-lifestyle-cabin-getaway-in-berkeley-springs-wv-2/ Music credit Ryan Little Kick Push @iamryanlittle

 

5/29/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Out w/ The Old w/ Tia Marie

Have you ever experienced a lover who wanted to try a move on you and was unsuccessful? In this discussion, Marla Renee Stewart and Tia Marie discuss communication and trying to use your old tricks for new people. Yes, there are commonalities in what people like, but using your same techniques can be detrimental to your sex life. Join us LIVE for a talk about how you can make communicating about sex easier without the humiliation and awkwardness.

 

5/8/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Fuckstrology w/ Gigi Robinson

Venture with Marla Renee Stewart as she gets into an enlightened discussion with Intuitive Astrologer, Gigi Robinson. We've all seen those memes about how different signs have and talk about sex, but are they really true? We will talk about all the horoscope signs and their sexual compatibility with other signs. Join us for a fun and entertaining discussion if you're curious about fuckstrology and how it can benefit you!

 

4/17/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Three Ain’t A Crowd w/ Charita Marie

Is three really a crowd?  Join Marla Renee Stewart as she gets in deep with Charita Marie and her husband and 2 boyfriends, Shane, Nate, and Andre, respectively.  We will talk about their relationship dynamics, as they pertain to scheduling dates, understanding each other's values, and of course, the sex!  Join us for a fun and entertaining discussion if you're curious about what it's like in the world of non-monogamy! 

 

3/27/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Sexing w/ Saifa

Venture with Marla Renee Stewart as she gets deep and dirty with Intersex Activist, Sean Saifa Wall. Marla and Saifa will discuss all the nasty and fun details about their sex lives! There will be talks of online dating and casual hooking up, what it means to have dangerous sex, and all the fascinations that come with being an intersex man in this sex-curious world! Buckle up for this ride!

 

3/6/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Parenting w/ Generational Trauma

Join host Marla Renee Stewart while she interviews sex educator, Asha Leong, from the Sexual Liberation Collective. We will discuss generational trauma and how it can affect you in the present and in the future, being a purposeful solo parent/queer mama and how to prevent passing down generational trauma, and how spirituality can help guide you to living your best life. Join us for an incredibly educational lesson to see how you can prevent past trauma from negatively affecting your life.

 

2/26/19

Ya Gay Aunties

Grown Folks Talkin’ w/ Marla Stewart

Red and Hanifah welcome Marla Stewart from Velvet lips and Sex Down South. Together they go in about how to have grown conversations about sexual health before getting it in. They also answer a Letter From The Chillren about a sex triad involving honesty, denial and Herpes.

 

2/6/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Your Trauma Melodrama w/ Jimanekia Eborn

Join Marla Renee Stewart as she gets into a deep discussion with the Trauma Queen, Jimanekia Eborn, about black folks healing journeys.  We will go over the kinds of trauma that people have, the ways that people cope with the trauma, as well as the ways to continuously heal the trauma.  Whether you are a person who has experienced trauma or not, this insightful discussion will help you gain knowledge about yourself, as well as your lovers. 

 

1/30/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Trauma, Drama, & Kink

On this weeks episode, join co-hosts Jet Setting Jasmine and Marla Stewart will explore how an alternative approach to exposure therapy in the form of role-play and Kink can support healing of existing traumas. Revisiting past trauma, in the right context, allow a space where s/he has control over what happens and how the scene ends. Reframing and creating positive experiences in place of the negative provides a new opportunity to live free!

 

1/3/19

SDC w/ Lexi Sylver

Female Pleasure: Myths & Facts About Women’s Orgasms

Happy Nude Year, fiends and friends! Welcome back to your favorite playground. For my first podcast episode of 2019, I present to you a very juicy one indeed – the topic you’ve all been waiting for: FEMALE ORGASMS! What are the secrets to pleasing a woman sexually? Do you want to learn more about how to make a woman orgasm and squirt? If you want to know what makes a woman cum, you’re going to LOVE tonight’s podcast! By the way, in case you needed extra incentive, I’ll be getting VERY personal and talking about my first ever squirting experience! It’s not often that I tell sex stories on air, but like I said, this is one hell of a JUICY episode! So definitely DON’T MISS IT! I’ll be hosting my special guest, Marla Renee Stewart, aka The Sex Architect, who’s a professional sex educator, sex, intimacy and relationship coach, founder of Velvet Lips and co-host of The Sisters of Sexuality podcast on The Sexy Lifestyle Network.

 

1/2/19

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Sex Positive Parenting in Queer Families

In this show, Marla Renee Stewart and Jessica Nater will be discussing what it means to be a sex-positive parent, tools on how to speak to your kids in a way that won't traumatize them, and what it's like to be the product of sex-positive parenting. Both Marla and Jessica will offer their various perspectives and provide you with key insight that will ultimately help with your parenting style!

 

11/28/18

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

Kinky Booty Stuff w/ Luna Matatas

Venture with Marla Renee Stewart as she gets into a deep discussion with the Queen of Booty, Luna Matatas about Kink and butt stuff. We will go over some fun tips about how to approach consent when it comes to kink fetishes, as it relates to ass play, and how you can be safe all while doing it! Join us for a fun and entertaining discussion if you're curious about Kinky Booty Stuff!

 

11/7/2018

Sisters of Sexuality: Five Shades of Play

The Sex Ed Series w/ Marla Renee Stewart

Join your Sisters of Sexuality host and Sex Goddess Taylor Sparks as she discovers all new things about her guest and co-host Sister of Sexuality Marla Renee Stewart. Marla is a sexuality educator, seduction advocate, scholar activist, service sexpert and the co-founder of the Sex Down South Conference. Listen in as Marla opens up about her life and work in the industry as a sex educator, her 'coming out' story and all things sexy!

 

9/2018

Nightlife24Seven

SDS & Velvet Lips w/ Marla Stewart

 

 

9/6/18

Master Bait’N w/ Kay

Relationship 101 w/ Marla Stewart

Kay speaks with relationship coach and sexuality educator Marla Renee Stewart, MA. Marla also gives us the 411 on Velvet Lips & the Sex Down South Conference, both in ATL.

 

9/5/18

Black Radical Queer

Lesbian Sex Pamphlet

Your favorite lesbian is joined by Marla Renee Stewart of Velvet Lips ATL and Sex Down South Conference. We discuss Marla's coming out, her sex positive education career, gender roles, and women being subjects of sexuality instead of sexual objects.

 

8/14/18

The Spread

Sex Down South w/ Marla Stewart

Marla Stewart, a jack of all trades in the sex work community was in charge of all the fun I had the one weekend we spent in New Orleans. She’s responsible for the hurricane I had, the walks on bourbon street, the karaoke nights, the absolute excitement of being in the kink BDSM dungeon and is very responsible for the hangovers thereafter.

But she is also responsible for a big event that take place every year in Atlanta called Sex Down South. She shares with us why she does what she does and the reason behind her sex positive attitude in life.

 

4/10/18

Living a Sex Positive Life

Sexy In Atlanta

In this episode we chatted with Marla Renne Stewart, MA. about all her projects, from the first Sex Down South, to who is going to be this year feature speakers and of course Angelique was gushing. We talked about how Velvet Lips is making a difference in people’s life and Marla's class at Clayton State University which is changing how people perceive the word “Feminist”.

 

4/3/18

Erotic Awakening Podcast

Sex Down South & Warming Up For A Scene The Right Way

This week on the Erotic Awakening Podcast Dan and dawn talk with Marla Renee Stewart about the Sex Down South conference! Plus they go deep on how to start up a scene – from sensual to sadistic, the warm up can help make it a great scene! PLUS sex tips; Kinky Kollege; Tijuana Bible; and LOTS more!

 

2/8/18

Queer Sex Ed

Interview w/ Marla Stewart, Founder of Velvet Lips

Sara talks with Marla Renee Stewart from Sex Down South and Velvet Lips about helping people find sexual confidence, sharing your desires with your partners, starting the Sex Down South Conference, her experiences in academia as a sex researcher, and finding love for her body.

 

2/7/18

CockTales: Dirty Discussions

Ep. 69 "Will You Help Me Fulfill My Fantasy" ft. Marla of Velvet Lips

It's almost Valentine's Day, it's episode 69, and we could all stand to learn a little something so who better to join us than Velvet Lips LLC's own sex coach, Marla Stewart. Marla helps us to understand a LOT! She also teaches us how to get that special someone to fulfill your kinkiest fantasies. You'll enjoy this one and if it's not enough you've got to try her workshops!

 

10/1/17

How We Talk About Sex with Eric Leviton

Marla Renee Stewart on HWTAS #147

My guest is Marla Renee Stewart. 7+ years ago she founded Velvet Lips, which is an education company that empowers people of all ages to embrace, educate, and enjoy their sexuality and their sexual lives. We talk about her coming out to her mother at 16 as a bisexual; masturbation; orgasms; the swinging community; threesomes; Unicorns and how to find them; safe words; spanking; strap ons for men; and sexual innovation.

 

9/9/16

Sex Out Loud w/ Tristan Taormino

Marla Stewart talks About Bringing Sex Down South

This week Marla Stewart chats live about next month's conference in Atlanta, Sex Down South. Sex Down South was born out of a desire to create a safe space in the Southeast where folks could explore sex and sexuality.

 

4/16/19

Pillow Talk w/ Cheryl

Velvet Lips At Your Service!

Do you have questions about intimacy that you want answers to? Do you want to hear how you can explore your sexuality and bring your love life to new heights? Do you have lingering anxiety from previous experiences that stop you from having the love life you desire? Do you want answers to your dilemmas on sex? Join me with my guest Marla Stewart and her velvet lips at your service here on Pillow Talk with Cheryl and don’t forget to tune in at 8 pm sharp as you don’t want to miss my “Wise Whispers From Down Under” with Dr. Philip Morphew.

 

8/2015

Sex is Medicine w/ Devi Ward

Sex In The South w/ Marla Renee Stewart

Devi welcomes Marla Renee Stewart, MA co-founder of the Sex Down South Conference.What is the most common problem for the couples she coaches and what the most common sex-related apprehension is.Also get prepared for October's Sex Down South Conference Sex Down South conference!

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