Cory Silverberg

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Cory Silverberg

Cory Silverberg is a Canadian sex educator, author, public speaker, blogger and founding member of Come As You Are.[1]

Silverberg is Jewish, and grew up in a "middle class liberal Canadian home in the '70s."[2] A certified sex educator and former chair of sexuality educator certification for the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, he teaches on topics including sex and disability, sex and technology, and pleasure, inclusion, and access across North America. He is the co-author of the "Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability" and since 2005 he has been the Sexuality Guide for

Silverberg's children's book What Makes a Baby was the most funded children's book project on Kickstarter to date, and was released in 2012.[3] Two follow up books are to be published by Seven Stories Press.[4] His newest book, Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU, was published by Seven Stories Press to high acclaim [5] in May 2015, and was described by Today's as a "literary Magic School Bus[disambiguation needed] of sex ed [that] ... broaches the subjects of bodies, nudity, privacy, gender and gender identity".[6]

Silverberg graduated from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, from which he received his master's of education.[7]


  • The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability (2003; OCLC 53021670)
  • What Makes a Baby (2012; OCLC 826323398)
  • Sex is a Funny Word (2015; OCLC 896806764)



  1. ^ "I've seen the future: It's techno-sex", article by Rosie DiManno, June 17, 2009, Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  2. ^ Why White Parents Need To Talk To Their Kids About Racism - CBC Parents, August 16, 2017.
  3. ^ "A Kids’ Book on Baby Making for All—Yes, All—Families", article by Dana Rudolph, May 8, 2013, Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  4. ^ "How a new children’s sex-ed book steers clear of S-E-X", article by Zosia Bielski, June 6, 2013, The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
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  6. ^ "Sex Is a Funny Word: A must-read for kids…and parents", article by Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, May 6, 2015, Today's Parent. Retrieved 2016-04-19.
  7. ^ Cory Silverberg Retrieved 2017-08-18.

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