Janet Hardy

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Janet W. Hardy
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Janet Hardy, November 10, 2009
Pen nameCatherine A. Liszt, Lady Green, Verdant, Verdie
OccupationWriter
Nationality United States
Subject BDSM and sex education
Website
www.slutandsons.com

Janet W. Hardy is an American writer and sex educator, and founder of Greenery Press. [1] She has also been published as Catherine A. Liszt and Lady Green. [2] She is the author or co-author of eleven books, and frequently collaborates with Dossie Easton. [3]

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She is genderqueer (but uses female pronouns), bisexual, and polyamorous. [4]

Books authored or co-authored by Janet Hardy

Film and TV

Awards

She received the Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award from the National Leather Association in 2019 for The Sexually Dominant Woman: An Illustrated Guide for Nervous Beginners, and in 2020 for Impervious: Confessions of a Semi-Retired Deviant. [6]

She is an inductee of the Society of Janus Hall of Fame. [7]

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