Dr. Mark Schoen created SexSmartFilms.com in 2008. It is an online resource for streaming 660 sexual health films from 52 different countries.
He produced many of the popular, early sex therapy films, wrote the children’s book, Bellybuttons Are Navels (and produced the award-winning film of the same title). https://www.amazon.com/s?k=bellybuttons+are+navels&i=stripbooks&crid=24ZVNH3AAJA7R&sprefix=bellybuttons+%2Caps%2C613&ref=nb_sb_ss_c_2_13
From 2006 – 2009 Schoen served on the National Advisory Council on Sexual Health at Morehouse School of Medicine led by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher.
Over the last forty years Dr. Schoen has produced fifty-seven films focusing on sexuality education, research and therapy.
His documentary TRANS was featured on the Oprah Winfrey show on September 29, 2010. Since its release in 2012 TRANS has won nine Best Documentary Awards and was the #1 LGBT film on Amazon Prime.
His latest film “What’s Gay’?’ Asked Mae” won Best Animated Film in the 2021 Toronto LGBTQ+. Film Festival.