Gloria Brame

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Gloria Brame
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Born Gloria Glickstein Brame
(1955-08-20) August 20, 1955 (age 59)
Nationality American
Occupation Sex therapist, Writer
Known for Sexologist

Gloria Brame (born August 20, 1955) is an American board certified sexologist, writer[1] and sex therapist[2] based in Athens, Georgia.[3] A member of the American College of Sexologists,[4] and clinical sexologist. Brame earned Ph.D. degree in Human Sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in 2000 [5] and an M.A. in English literature from Columbia University in 1978.[6]

Her sex therapy practice specializes in consensual BDSM,[7] sexual fetishism and sexual dysfunction.[8] She is also a lifestyle dominant[9] and named as one of the year's "10 Best Sex and Dating Experts.".[10]


Brame wrote several books including:

  • Different Loving: the World of Sexual Dominance and Submission
  • Come Hither: A Commonsense Guide To Kinky Sex.

The latter book was selected as the "official guide to kinky sex" by the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. Another book titled Sex for Grown-Ups is set to publish on June 2013.

Brame testified against then-US Attorney General in Nitke vs Ashcroft, a major case challenging the Communications Decency Act before the Southern District of New York.[11][12]

A still from the movie "Revolutionary Sex"

Brame's most recent publication is The Truth About Sex, A Sex Primer for the 21st Century Volume I: Sex and the Self.

In 2012 Brame joined the board of directors of the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance[13] and is co-hosting a web radio talk show on Spreaker.[14][15]

She has starred in several indie movies.


Year Title Role
2013 "Revolutionary Sex" TBA
2012 "What Men Really Want" Interviewed as Dr. Gloria Brame[16]
2002 "BDSM: Alternative Loving" Herself as Dr. Gloria Brame[17]


  • Gloria G. Brame, William D. Brame, and Jon Jacobs. Different Loving: An Exploration of the World of Sexual Dominance and Submission Villard Books, New York, 1993. ISBN 0-679-40873-8
  • Gloria G. Brame, Come Hither : A Commonsense Guide To Kinky Sex, Fireside, 2000. ISBN 0-684-85462-7.
  • Gloria G. Brame, Domina: The Sextopians, Universal Publishers, 1998, ISBN 1-58112-878-9
  • Gloria G. Brame, Where the Boys Are, Hearst Books, 1997, ISBN 0-380-79179-X
  • Gloria G. Brame, The Truth About Sex, A Sex Primer for the 21st Century Volume I: Sex and the Self, CCB Publishing, 2011, ISBN 1-926918-55-X
  • Gloria G. Brame, Sex for Grown-Ups, 2013


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Gloria Brame Show". Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sex Writers Race Bannon and Gloria Brame Share Their Passions". The Advocate. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gloria Brame". NNDB. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Membership Listing". American College of Sexologists. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Institute of Human Sexuality Dissertation Listing". Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  6. ^ "About". Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Stuart Nichols, Jerome (04/26/12 9:41am). "Interview with Dr. Gloria Brame". Eastern Echo. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Sex Therapy On Call". Washington Post. June 15, 2004. 
  9. ^ "Bestselling Author Gloria Brame, Ph.D., Provides Adults With the Tools for a Happy & Satisfying Sex Life in New". Reuters. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  10. ^ "10 Best Sex and Dating Experts". Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "CDA Expert Testimony in the Barbara Nitke Case". National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Nitke vs Ashcroft". Electronic Frontier Foundation. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Woodhull Board of Directors". Woodhull. Retrieved March 8, 20121. 
  14. ^ "The Gloria Brame Show". Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  15. ^ "Blog Talk Radio". Blog Talk Radio. Retrieved March 8, 20121. 
  16. ^ "What Men Really Want". IMDb. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  17. ^ "BDSM: Alternative Loving". IMDb. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  18. ^ "Gloria Brame". Amazon Books. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 

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