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Gigi Engle

Gigi Engle is an award-winning feminist journalist, certified sexologist, and author of All The Fcking Mistakes: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life*. Gigi is the resident sexpert for Womanizer and Lifestyle Condoms, where she promotes and teaches about pleasure-based sex education and safer sex practices.

Latest by Gigi Engle

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Features

Why Has There Been a Rise in Erectile Dysfunction During Lockdown?

When the number-one sex tip handed out by experts during self-isolation has been, “Have more sex,” a rise in erectile issues has taken many by surprise.

By Gigi Engle
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Features

5 Reasons Why Herpes Isn’t on a Standard STI Panel

HSV-1 and HSV-2 are extremely common, can be controlled, and get this: They aren’t on the list of sexually transmitted infections you’re tested for when you go to the doctor for a screening.

By Gigi Engle
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Features

Why Masturbation Should Be Taught in Sex Ed

Masturbation has long been classified by major health organizations as a normal part of human sexual behavior. So why aren’t we telling kids about it in health class?

By Gigi Engle
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Personal Stories

Two Years After My HPV Diagnosis, I’m Still Dealing With Anxiety

Sex educator and writer Gigi Engle purges her shame and guilt around her own HPV diagnosis.

By Gigi Engle