Shay Mitchell, actress and influencer extraordinaire, wants you to recognize her as an expert in a new field: sex.
In terms of sex education, that is. The 31-year-old Pretty Little Liars alum recently partnered with Allergan on its Know Your Birth Control campaign, an initiative encouraging women of all ages to do their research when it comes to their reproductive health. After a controversial birth control recall and talk of selling its women’s health business, the the pharmaceutical is moving forward with its sex-safety initiative.
“I was always able to have open discussions with my parents about the different options that were available to me,” Mitchell tells InStyle. “And I think you have more confidence having those conversations when you yourself are more informed and educated.