BIO

Gigi Engle is a writer, feminist activist and dick whisperer living in New York City. She is the sex and relationships writer for Thrillist and formerly Elite Daily. A former party girl she now enjoys reading, traveling and writing dirty, sexy things on the internet. Gigi is represented by DeFiore literary agency.

Gigi Engle 's Articles

Inflexible people have sex, too!

8 Sex Positions For Truly Inflexible People

Inflexible people have sex, too. We can’t all be bent into pretzels and simultaneously orgasm our faces off. Here are 8 sex positions for inflexible people.
Gigi Engle    |   09.26.17 12am   |   SHARE
Saying cis-men want more sex and women want less straight up shames us ALL.

Saying Men Want More Sex & Women Want Less Shames Us All

By saying all people who identify as women want less sex and men want more, you’re grossly generalizing two large groups in a way that is both scientifically inaccurate and ultimately lidded under... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   09.19.17 12am   |   SHARE

I'm Into Vanilla Sex — Why Does That Make Me Weird?

Honestly, I’d say about 90% of the sex I have in my long-term monogamous relationship is “vanilla.” We are, believe it or not, a normal couple who does normal sex things just like anyone else. We are... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   09.12.17 12am   |   SHARE
 Things took a dark turn when I was perusing a Facebook group for sex pos women.

Apparently, You Can Get Toxic Shock From Yoni Crystals Now?

I found that Yoni crystals can apparently put you at risk for toxic shock?!??! And I was like: WHAAAAAT?!?!!?!?
Gigi Engle    |   09.5.17 12am   |   SHARE
Sex positive does not mean I’m always available for sex.

The Complicated Intersection Of Being Female, Sex Positive, And Monogamous AF

It is a strange thing to find oneself at the tentative intersection of being female, sex positive, and in a long-term, monogamous relationship.
Gigi Engle    |   08.29.17 12am   |   SHARE
While many people debate the morality of pornography, it’s interesting to see the actual effects that this material has on the human brain and body.

What Happens To Your Body When You Watch Porn

While many people debate the morality of pornography, it’s interesting to see the actual effects that this material has on the human brain and body.
Gigi Engle    |   08.22.17 12am   |   SHARE
Image credit: Aaron Burden via Unsplash

Are We Still Ashamed Of Our Periods?

There are still parts of the world where women/vagina owners aren’t allowed inside their own home or community when they’re menstruating. They’re seen as impure. I believe the scientific term for all... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   08.7.17 10am   |   SHARE
I think wanting a relationship that isn’t muddied in past lives is not too much to ask.

Why I Would Never Date Someone Who Stayed Friends With Their Ex

I’m a pretty confident lady, and yet, I would never date someone who stayed close friends with their ex. I just wouldn’t.
Gigi Engle    |   07.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
Take some time to truly sort out what you, a real human person with real human emotions, want from a relationship. That requires time, which means — you guessed it — being single.

Why Being Single Helps You Find 'The One' Faster Than Serial Dating

Finding love actually doesn’t begin when you find the right person. It begins when you love yourself. Being single may be scary and all, but it’s going to help you find “the one” faster than jumping... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   06.27.17 12am   |   SHARE
Doesn’t sound like you? Are you sure?

If You Do These 10 Things, You're The Problem In Your Relationship

Recognizing your own faults in relationships is hard. Here are some definitive signs you’re actually the problem in your relationship.
Gigi Engle    |   06.20.17 12am   |   SHARE