About The Author



Erin Tillman is a Certified Intimacy Coordinator, Certified Sex Educator, inclusive Dating & Consent Empowerment Coach, Author, Speaker, and Media Personality based in LA. She is the current Executive Director of sexuality nonprofit Sex-Positive Los Angeles. For over 10 years, she has helped empower singles through workshops, matchmaking, podcasting and her book, The Consent Guidebook. She has contributed to Lifetime, Buzzfeed, Elle Magazine, Men’s Health, Washington Post, and more.


Erin Tillman is a Certified Intimacy Coordinator, Certified Sex Educator, inclusive Dating & Consent Empowerment Coach, Author, Speaker, and TV/Radio/Podcast Host based in LA. She is the current Executive Director of sexuality nonprofit Sex-Positive Los Angeles. She is currently serving on the LA Local SAG-AFTRA Sexual Harassment committee and is a board member of the Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society (JHRTS). In 2018, Erin was awarded the Gender Equity Award presented by the California National Organization For Women (NOW). She is dedicated to empowering singles in all lifestyles to have happy and enjoyable dating lives that best suit their dating & relationship wants, needs, and objectives. For over 10 years, she has helped singles successfully navigate through the early stages of dating through empowerment and consent workshops at conferences and on college campuses, through her book, The Consent Guidebook, over 100 dating-related articles for various lifestyle and dating sites, hosting events for singles, working as a matchmaker, radio and TV interviews and through her podcast, The Dating Advice Girl Podcast. She has been featured on Lifetime Network, Buzzfeed, ABC7 Los Angeles, and mentioned in The Guardian, Elle Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, just to name a few media outlets.

Erin’s award-winning book, The Consent Guidebook, is an easy-to-follow guide that offers practical advice, from over 30 experts, for establishing boundaries and respecting the boundaries of others. In 2021, The Consent Guidebook was selected by AASECT (The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists) to receive their 2021 General Audience Book Award.

For booking and coaching info, message Erin at info@TheDatingAdviceGirl.com 

Visit Erin’s main site at TheDatingAdviceGirl.com


2021 Centuary Co – TV/Film Intimacy Coordinator Certification 

2021 Mental Health First Aid – National Council for Behavioral Health

2020 Everybody Deserves Sex Ed (EDSE) – Certified Sex Educator

2020  American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) – ANTE UP! Sexual Attitudes Reassessment (SAR) 

2020  New Beginnings/Maine Dept. of Education – Intersectionality: Power & Practice 

2020  New Beginnings/Maine Dept. of Education – Disability Justice Framework + HIV Prevention 

2020 Planned Parenthood – Addressing Porn in Sex Ed

2020 Planned Parenthood – Gender Inclusive Sex Education workshop

2020  GSS – Preventing Sexual Harassment for Employees – TPC TRAINING

2001  University of Dayton – BS Business Administration


2018 Catalyst Con (panelist/speaker)

2018 ConvergeCon (panelist/speaker)

2018 ClexaCon (panelist/speaker)

2017 Catalyst Con (panelist/speaker)

2016 Sexual Health Expo LA & NYC workshop leader/speaker/press)

2015-2016 Bawdy Storytelling (live tweeting & instagramming for storytelling stage show)

2015 BIL Conference (workshop leader/speaker)

2015 The Pleasure Chest (online dating workshop/speaker)

2015 StartUp LA Worthy Women Panel (dating expert)


2018 The Guardian UK (dating expert)

2015 Men’s Health (dating expert/guest columnist)

2013 Chicago Tribune (dating expert/guest columnist)

2013 Dayton Daily News (dating expert)

2013 University of Dayton Magazine (dating expert/alumnus)


2018 East LA College, Los Angeles (Consent panelist for Sexual Assault Awareness month)

2016 Inver Hills College, Minnesota (dating workshop facilitator)

2016 Cal State Northridge (dating coach/panelist on Student TV station CSUN On Point)


2019 The Feminist Book Club podcast (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2019 The You Can Make A Difference Podcast with Mac McGregor (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2019 On The Wet Coast (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2018 The Finance Bunch (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2018 Dumb Gay Politics podcast (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2018 GirlBoner Podcast (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2018 T&A Podcast (dating & consent coach/podcast guest)

2017 GirlBoner Podcast (dating coach/podcast guest)

2017 The Love Script Podcast (podcast guest/dating expert)

2017 Multiamory Podcast (podcast guest/dating expert)

2016 The Biggest Problem in the Universe Podcast (dating coach/podcast guest)

2016 Girl Boner (dating coach/podcast guest)


2018 ChicagoTribune.com (featured dating expert)

2018 VoyageLA.com (featured dating expert)

2018 Livestrong.com (dating expert)

2018 StashInvest.com (dating expert)

2017 Attract Any Woman Anywhere-Amazon (dating coach)

2017 DatingAdvice.com (featured dating coach)

2016 Buzzfeed.com (dating coach on ‘Is It Okay?’ Panel)

2016 Afterbuzz TV (segment guest/dating coach)

2016 Black Hollywood Live (dating coach)

2012-2015 SinglesWarehouse.co.uk (weekly dating coach/dating columnist)

2015 HRHero.com (dating columnist)

2015 GirlsAskGuys.com (dating columnist)

2013 DatingAdvice.com (Top 10 dating experts on Twitter 2013)


2015 Lifetime Network-Big Women, Big Love (workshop leader/speaker/dating coach)

2015 Living Dayton-WDTN Channel 2 (dating coach/segment guest)

2015 ABC7 Los Angeles (dating expert)

2015 Cal State Northridge (dating expert on university tv channel CSUN On Point)


2014-2019 WriteGirl (red carpet interviewer and volunteer for non-profit charity event)

2018 Suzanne DeLaurentiis’ Annual Oscar Viewing Gala For Veterans

2012-2015 Comic-Con (celeb round table/red carpet interviewer)

2014 Gracie Awards Celebrating Women In Media (red carpet interviewer)

2013 MTV Movie Awards (red carpet interviewer)