Gigi Engle

Gigi Engle, ACS, CSE, CSC, is an award-winning feminist author, certified sex coach, sexologist and sex educator. As a sex educator, she promotes and teaches about pleasure-based sex education, masturbation and safer sex practices. Gigi’s work regularly appears in many publications including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, Teen Vogue, Glamour and Women's Health. Her articles have been shared over 50 million times, with her top posts reaching over 150 million shares. In 2019, Gigi was named Journalist of The Year at the Sexual Freedom Awards. Her book, "All The F*cking MIstakes, A Guide to Sex Love and Life" (McMillian) is available wherever books are sold.

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Articles by Gigi Engle


How to Understand Your Sexual Accelerators for Better Sex How to Understand Your Sexual Accelerators for Better Sex How to Understand Your Sexual Accelerators for Better Sex How to Understand Your Sexual Accelerators for Better Sex


Understanding your sexual accelerators, discovering them, and exploring them can help you have better, more satisfying sex.

Why the Clitoral Hood Is the Unsung Hero of Vulva-Owners' Pleasure Why the Clitoral Hood Is the Unsung Hero of Vulva-Owners' Pleasure Why the Clitoral Hood Is the Unsung Hero of Vulva-Owners' Pleasure Why the Clitoral Hood Is the Unsung Hero of Vulva-Owners' Pleasure


Let’s take a minute to praise the clitoral hood. Here is why it really is the unsung hero of vulva-owners' pleasure.

What is Erotic Self-Focus? What is Erotic Self-Focus? What is Erotic Self-Focus? What is Erotic Self-Focus?


Erotic Self-Focus (ESF) is the act of focusing on oneself during sex, devoting your attention to your participation in the sexual play, and...

8 Ways to Turn Yourself on for More Satisfying Sex 8 Ways to Turn Yourself on for More Satisfying Sex 8 Ways to Turn Yourself on for More Satisfying Sex 8 Ways to Turn Yourself on for More Satisfying Sex


Sometimes getting turned on means getting yourself in the mood. Here are 8 awesome ways to show yourself a little love and get yourself in...

Erotic Hypnosis and the Hands-Free Orgasm Erotic Hypnosis and the Hands-Free Orgasm Erotic Hypnosis and the Hands-Free Orgasm Erotic Hypnosis and the Hands-Free Orgasm


You definitely can have an orgasm through your mind alone, and erotic hypnosis can get you there. Here's what you need to know about the...

I Learned How to Have Blended Orgasms with My Fiance and It Rocked My Whole World I Learned How to Have Blended Orgasms with My Fiance and It Rocked My Whole World I Learned How to Have Blended Orgasms with My Fiance and It Rocked My Whole World I Learned How to Have Blended Orgasms with My Fiance and It Rocked My Whole World


Letting go during sex might be the key to more - and different kinds of - orgasms.

A Sexologist Explains How Full-Body Orgasms Come from the Sympathetic Nervous System A Sexologist Explains How Full-Body Orgasms Come from the Sympathetic Nervous System A Sexologist Explains How Full-Body Orgasms Come from the Sympathetic Nervous System A Sexologist Explains How Full-Body Orgasms Come from the Sympathetic Nervous System


Our brains are our biggest sex organ. In order to have the best orgasms, you need to ensure your brain and body are working in tandem.

Are Cannabis Products The Key to Embodied Sexuality? Are Cannabis Products The Key to Embodied Sexuality? Are Cannabis Products The Key to Embodied Sexuality? Are Cannabis Products The Key to Embodied Sexuality?


Discover how cannabis and weed products are changing the way we experience our sexual pleasures.

Why You Get Horny After An Argument Why You Get Horny After An Argument Why You Get Horny After An Argument Why You Get Horny After An Argument


Anger and passion can be closely linked. Here's why an argument can turn into passionate makeup sex.

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If intense sensation is your jam, being 'tortured' to orgasm might be the best sexual experience you'll ever have.

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Tantric yoga won't fix everything, but a boost in feel-good chemicals and sexual life force sure doesn't hurt.

Multiple Orgasms: Is It a Skill You Can Learn? Multiple Orgasms: Is It a Skill You Can Learn? Multiple Orgasms: Is It a Skill You Can Learn? Multiple Orgasms: Is It a Skill You Can Learn?


Are multiple orgasms an unachievable standard, or is it something you can learn to do? Our writer tries to find out.

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Dating can be hard. But while dating as a kinky person presents some unique challenges, many of them are just a different twist on the...

Blood Sex - and Why We're So Fascinated (or Repelled) By Blood Blood Sex - and Why We're So Fascinated (or Repelled) By Blood Blood Sex - and Why We're So Fascinated (or Repelled) By Blood Blood Sex - and Why We're So Fascinated (or Repelled) By Blood


What is it about blood that gives most people such a strong reaction? The writer looks at blood sex, why people are into it and how play...

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A swanky event devoted to anal sex education shows just how much perceptions are shifting.

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Many people have period sex because sex is awesome and periods are normal.

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Doing an enema can sound scary AF. But if you do things right, you'll be just fine.

Q&A by Gigi Engle


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As a clinician, I’m hesitant to pathologize any legal sexual activity that brings someone joy, pleasure, or is self-soothing....

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The short answer, as it turns out, is yes. Decreased sexual activity is linked to lower testosterone levels. This research is still...

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The pudendal nerve is attached to the perineum, which is the area of skin between the anus and the vagina. It connects the genitals to the...