She became well-known across North America and beyond for her straightforward sex advice, but did you know that she received her nurse training right here in Winnipeg?

Famed Canadian nurse and sex educator Sue Johanson, who passed away on June 29 at age 93, spoke about that training, as it was delivered by nuns who wouldn’t talk about sex.

This inspired her to educate people of all ages in a way that was non-judgmental and fact-based via her radio and television shows over several decades.

The CBC radio program Frontburner took a look back on Sue Johanson’s career, along with Sue’s daughter Jane Johanson and Savage Love sex advice columnist Dan Savage on why her work is even more relevant today. Here is the link.