Birds & Bees, LLC
Sexual Health Collaborative
We are about sexuality.
You are our purpose. Our business is focused on giving our community a safe, centralized place for their sexual health issues and goals to be addressed. It is a great option for learning intimacy, getting back into to your body, trying something new, and enhancing what you have.
Our owner, Dr. Lindsey Doe, founded Birds & Bees, LLC after nearly a decade of dreaming about it. Her mission was the same then as it is now--guide.
By offering a variety of services we hope to reach everyone who needs us. We try to supply something to fit everyone's budget, learning style and comfort level. If you're not sure how we can help or if you need it, please ask.
Dr. Lindsey Doe is a Doctor of Human Sexuality and Clinical Sexologist. Birds & Bees is her dream. She has envisioned a safe and supportive sexual health care space for almost a decade. Now she counsels, coaches, teaches and provides other support services at B&BLLC. Her top three professional values are: community, honesty and compassion. Learn more here.
Anne Harris, LCPC is a licensed clinical professional counselor (that's the LCPC) who has devoted her private practice to the GLBTIQ community and its allies. She has been in licensed practice since the 1980s and serving the mental health and human development field since 1971. In this time Anne has worked clinically with over 2000 families and earned a reputation as the go-to person for Montanans who want to transition from their assigned sex to their gender identity. Anne's experience and credentials are outstanding. While she specializes in family of origin counseling and advanced trauma reduction therapy (EMDR, NLP) Anne is also a clinical member of both the Montana Sex Offender Treatment Association and the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.
Michael Connor is a young anthropologist and sexologist. He graduated summa cum laude with Bachelors of Arts in anthropology with emphases in human sexuality, gender and ethnic identity, and social inequality; English; and Spanish from The University of Montana in December 2010. One of his goals is to bridge the gap between academia and people’s everyday lives. He writes a “sexological, scientific, and humanistic” blog called Sexpertesse, whichcan be found at sexpertesse.blogspot.com. He currently acts as an intern for B&BLLC.
Mija is a sexual savant and our moth (Mija neither identifies as a bird or a bee). Sexuality has been Mija's field since age 5. It is who Mija is and what Mija believes in a very raw way. Mija is a teacher and a coach. Mija has a gift for caring about someone's sexuality even when they feel unable. Mija is a model for safety and consensual sex. Mija is also known for impressive outreach efforts in STI prevention and LGBTIQ advocacy.
Christie Bailey is responsible for volunteer coordination at B&BLLC but she is present in many more areas. Christie has been a spokesperson, a liaison, and an advocate. One of her professional aspirations is to work with youth effected by sexual trauma. By working with sex positive organizations and reinforcing her ambitious personality, Christie seems well on her way.
WE ARE: A place. A group. A mindset.
James Padgett is a budding sexologist. Many people take interest in clinical sexology, James is committed. As an apprentice to Dr. Doe, James is not trained to see clients but he does co-facilitate workshops. James is a sexual health advocate. If there is a program or certification in Missoula that connects him with the field, James takes it on. He naturally recognizes sexuality as any other subject and can see beyond the taboo that impedes our culture.
Lou Winkler is the resident media master. Video projection of Shortbus, all him. 1200 photographs of sexual positions, Louey. Interviews with Missoula about teen pregnancy and the production of a film about it all, that's our man!
Rene Scott is a sexosocial engineer. When a Birds' event makes a fantastic impression it is usually Rene's doing. Rene's safe place designs bring people together for rich dialogue and we all learn. She is also one of the most inquisitive "staff" at Birds. As a graduate of the human sexuality course and student bound for professional sexology her gift of curiosity makes genuine conversation and passionate roots for growth in the field. Rene is known for finding common ground with and between others. She has a remarkable ability to see people as people without judgment. This attribute combined with sexual non-judgment is peanut butter and jelly--a classic, tasteful combination.
Sean Jeffrey is a preceptor of human sexuality under the supervision of Dr. Lindsey Doe. At The University of Montana he is also a student of biology and psychology. Sean is a very driven and friendly individual. He has a strong sense of community and a generous personality. His involvement with Birds & Bees, LLC covers all departments and richly benefits the mission of the organization. In return Sean intends to foster his passion for the field of sexuality and continue to help people become more aware of sexual health. With a blend of knowledge in bio, psych, and sex he will undoubtedly contribute a brilliance to sexual health care.
Shande Wiest, a journalism graduate from UM, who continues addressing many hot-button sex topics in her professional work as a radio journalist. Shande has a talent for catching human interest but she does more than that to contribute to sexual health. She is also the recipient of the Eunice May Award from the Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana (ISCSM) for her impressive work as an LGBTIQQA ally.