Carol Queen holds a PhD in Sexology from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. She is the Staff Sexologist and Historian at Good Vibrations, the women-owned, worker-owned sex toy and book emporium. She also curates the company’s Antique Vibrator Museum.
Carol co-founded and directed the Center for Sex and Culture, which provided educational courses, cultural events, and a library and media archive for the sex-positive community in the San Francisco Bay Area from the early 1990s to 2019.
She is the author of The Sex and Pleasure Book: Good Vibrations Guide to Great Sex for Everyone, PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality, and Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of Sex-Positive Culture.