Robin Mandell

Robin Mandell is a sexualities and relationships educator based in the Washington, D.C., area. She holds a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies from Queen’s University in Canada and a professional writing certificate from Washington State University. Over the years, she has amassed extensive experience working with people at vulnerable times of their lives, both as a crisis hotline worker and a sexuality and relationships education advocate with Scarleteen. Robin blogs about disabilities, sexualities and the connections between them at Ready, Sexy, Able and has published articles on various sexuality and sexual health topics at Scarleteen and Fearless press.
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Recent Articles by Robin Mandell

Hand Sex...Without a Painkiller Chaser

Don't let muscular pain or nerve damage stop you from enjoying sex with your hands.

In Small-Town Georgia, Getting a Sex Toy Requires a Doctor's Prescription

Think walking into a sex shop is embarrassing? Imagine having to ask for a prescription to get off. One small town has made a prescription a requirement. Find out what that says about some of society's assumptions about sex toys.

4 Safer Sex Tips for Women Who Sleep With Women

Safer sex practices between lesbians or two (or more) people who have vulvas and do not identify as women are not always talked about or seen as a need for concern, but they are so important. Why? Because everyone's sexual health is important.