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Laci Green (born October 18, 1989) is an American YouTube video blogger, public sex educator, and feminist. She has hosted online sex education content on behalf of Planned Parenthood and Discovery News. By October 2014, Green's YouTube channel had more than 1,000,000 subscribers.
Green hosts 'Braless', as part of a 12-week deal with MTV. The first episode aired November 4, 2014.
Green was born in Utah into a Mormon household. Her mother is from a small American town and her father is from Iran. When she was 2, her family moved to Portland, Oregon. When she was 12, her family moved to California for her father's job. As she grew older she began to question the Mormon faith because of its strict gender roles and expectations of her as a woman. Growing up, Green was interested in theatre and was supported by her mother who owns a theatre company. Soon after leaving the church, she fell into a state of deep depression and struggled with self-harm and suicidal thoughts. She began to work with a therapist who helped her through her depression.
Green's videos were originally a hobby, but as they grew more popular, she took more interest in sex education. As of October 2014, her YouTube channel had more than 1,000,000 subscribers As a sex educator, she has given lectures at several universities and on behalf of Planned Parenthood. Green is one of the hosts of DNews, a YouTube channel with short science-based shows, launched by the Discovery News website. On January 18, 2013, Green appeared on Dr. Phil in an episode titled "Girls Who Bash Girls Who Dress Sexy". She spoke about how she believes that slut-shaming is wrong and how it is used to degrade a woman's sexuality.
Green advances the sex-positive movement in her videos and lectures. She has said that she wants to "get people to talk about sex in a way that isn’t shameful, awkward or weird. People are uneducated and this creates so many stigmas that don’t need to be there."
After fellow YouTuber Sam Pepper posted a video of himself grabbing women's bottoms, Green wrote an open letter, co-signed by several other YouTube vloggers, asking Pepper to "stop violating women".Channel 4 and the BBC interviewed her about sexual harassment in the YouTube community.
Her most popular video is from exposing Sam Pepper. he talks about the body and being insecure about your body.
- She helped with the exposure of Sam Pepper for harrasing women
- Laci started making videos in college
- Laci is a pansexual.
- Laci is a former-Mormon-turned-atheist.