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Register for any class by phone, at the store or at Brown Paper Tickets.
Advance purchase of tickets is highly encouraged.

Don't forget - we do Sugar Sex Toy Parties, Private Classes, Sex Coaching and teach at colleges too!

Just give us a call or send us an email!

Please call or email the store if you require ASL interpretation for a workshop


First Friday!


Friday, November 7th


6 - 9 pm

Join us for hot cider, donuts, and new toys!

In the spirit of the season, for each item of non-perishable food you bring you, you get 1% off your purchase (up to 20% off)! Let's take a little bite out of hunger in Baltimore City.


Making Open Relationships Work

with Tristan Taormino


Monday, November 10th

6:30 pm


Purchase tickets in person at the store, over the phone with a credit card or online at Brown Paper Tickets.

Do open relationships really work? How do people create nontraditional partnerships that are loving and lasting? Tristan Taormino, relationship expert and author of Opening Up, shares some of the key principles that can help your open relationship(s) succeed. She'll discuss common issues and problems-from "new relationship energy" and time management to jealousy and agreement violations-and ways to address and resolve them. Tristan will offer tips on communication, negotiation, and boundary setting, as well as how to cope with change. Learn how to get to the root of jealous feelings and transform them by embracing the concept of compersion. Whether you're a newcomer or veteran to the world beyond monogamy, come discover strategies to help you nurture and grow your open relationship(s).

Tristan Taormino® is an award-winning author, columnist, sex educator, speaker, radio host, and feminist pornographer. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with her Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University in 1993. She is the author of eight books including Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships and The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women. She is also the editor of 25 anthologies and the co-editor of The Feminist Porn Book.

She runs her own adult film production company, Smart Ass Productions, and has directed and produced 25 adult films, winning multiple AVN and Feminist Porn Awards.

She has given over 75 lectures and presentations at top colleges and universities all over North America (including Yale, Cornell, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, University of California-Santa Barbara, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and NYU) on subjects ranging from erotic empowerment to challenging the social construction of monogamy. Tristan’s work, writing and films are routinely used in college courses to explore the complex issues of relationship and sexual diversity, politics and media.

She is the producer and host of Sex Out Loud, the top rated show on the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network.


Rope Salon

with Darian


Tuesday, November 11th

7:00 pm


Purchase tickets in person at the store, over the phone with a credit card or online at Brown Paper Tickets.

New to rope? Love rope? Want to work on your skills? Everyone is welcome, all that's required is an interest in rope. Bring your own rope or buy some in the store and participate in this rope salon with questions, answers and hands on (fully clothed) rope practice.



Because Sex is Funny


Wednesday, November 12th

The Baltimore Theatre Project

45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD 21201

6:30 pm

$15 General Admission

$10 students and active duty military

Purchase tickets in person at the store, over the phone with a credit card, at the door or online.

Two sex educators plus two comedians equals one unforgettable evening. Join Comedian Prescott Gaylord and Sex Educator Jacq Jones as they talk about one of your favorite subjects - porn, with guest Sex Educator Tristan Taormino and guest Comedian Roy Taff. Special guest erotica reading from Stephanie Draven.

Come prepared with your favorite stories, thoughts and questions about porn. This is one show where you, the audience are part of the process!


Holdin' It Down:

The Black Person's Guide to Flirting & Dating In the New Millennium

with Lisa Swinney


Friday, November 21st

7:30 pm


Purchase tickets in person at the store, over the phone with a credit card or online at Brown Paper Tickets.

Flirting and dating in a world where "Anaconda" has replaced "Sexual Healing". The rules have changed. Even the word "friend" doesn't mean what it used to mean! Flirting and dating can be confusing. But it doesn't have to be! Lisa will break it all down for you and help you get what you want!

She'll cover:

  • Flirting techniques,
  • trends in dating,
  • hints on how to choose the right person for you
  • how to a better partner

Lisa is a masters candidate in Human Sexuality Education and a Sex Educator at Sugar.


Beginner BDSM: Uninhibited Sensual Submission

with Ducky Doolittle


Monday, December 1st

6:30 pm


Purchase tickets in person at the store, over the phone with a credit card or online with Brown Paper Tickets.

Submission and vulnerability are beautiful sexual expressions. Maybe you read about it in a book? Or perhaps you've always known there was thing you crave but never had the ability to ask for it? Or maybe you are already on a path of self-exploration but are having a hard time find the right partner for you?

Ducky will help you define your wants, negotiate your needs, sort fact from fiction, create reasonable expectations, and find uninhibited surrender with someone you can trust. Best of all you can have all this without losing your inner strength and ability to care for yourself. Who's invited? If you are in a relationship, seeking a long term relationship or more causal encounters– you are belong in this class. We invite every gender, orientation, experience level, couples, singles and all. Let us help you navigate the kinky, explosive, sensual possibilities within you.












Most classes are $25.  
People of all sexual orientations, genders, relationship statuses or structures are welcome at any class unless otherwise specified. Please call the store to order tickets 410.467.2632
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