Weekly Q&A

The sex educator and owner of Detroit's Spectrum boutique brings her humor and expertise to AVN.

Zoë Ligon—aka @Thongria—preaches body-safe sex products and indie retailers

January 23rd, 2018

The sex educator and owner of Detroit's Spectrum boutique brings her humor and expertise to AVN.

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