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.

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Get to know Ravishly's resident sexpert, Gigi Engle.

#RavsWriters: Gigi Engle - Sex Writer, Grateful Deadhead, Well-Adjusted Middle Child

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the awesome place it is. ​ 1. Name Gigi Engle 2. Tell us about... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   04.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
There is one word you probably don’t even know you’re using and it has to end.

Why Men Need To Stop Using The Word “Nagging” In Relationships

I’m talking about nagging. Men MUST stop using this word! Here's why.
Gigi Engle    |   04.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
Let's say sayonara, sex shame!

9 Silly Mistakes You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Make In Bed

Sex can be super hot, but it should also be fun! It doesn’t need to be so serious all the time. Let's say sayonara, sex shame! I am so over you. Here are nine silly mistakes you shouldn’t be afraid... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   04.11.17 12am   |   SHARE
These are easy, fun, and definitely not cost-prohibitive.

9 Easy & Fun Role Play Ideas You Never Even Knew You Needed

Role play can be awkward. This is just a fact. You’re... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   04.4.17 12am   |   SHARE
Being with your partner’s dysfunctional family is an exercise in self-restraint.

The Golden Rules Of Dealing With Your Partner's (Possibly Dysfunctional) Family

Family and wacky go together like chocolate bits and cookie dough. And unfortunately, it's not just... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   03.28.17 12am   |   SHARE
You have to deal with days that are very sad for no reason.

What It's Like Dating Someone With Anxiety

Here is what it is like to date someone with anxiety (in my experience, anyway).
Gigi Engle    |   03.21.17 12am   |   SHARE
Choosing not to have kids is a choice, just like everything else in life.

The Art Of Navigating A Relationship When You're A Woman Who Doesn't Want Kids

Being a woman who does not want to become a mother is still a bit of a cultural anomaly in 2017.
Gigi Engle    |   03.13.17 12am   |   SHARE
Melissa Garber is a sex-ed teacher, and she's here to answer your questions about the state of Sex Ed today.

We Asked A Sex-Ed Teacher About The State Of Sex Ed In America

It’s no secret that sex ed is a mess. Children are not getting the educations they need to thrive. STD rates are at an all-time high, many schools are still rigidly teaching abstinence and nothing... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   03.6.17 12am   |   SHARE
Stop beating yourself up for the sh*tty behavior of males.

Ask The Experts: Why Don't Guys Call Back If You Sleep With Them On A First Date?

Here is the thing about sexuality: women are still perceived as NOT having the same sexual appetite as men. Sure, we’ve made a lot of strides toward accepting female sexuality and understanding that... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   03.1.17 12am   |   SHARE
DIY sex toys are NOT a good idea.

Attention Everyone: There Is A Reason Sex Toys Are NOT DIY

Attention everyone: DIY sex toys are NOT a good idea. Here’s why.
Gigi Engle    |   02.21.17 12am   |   SHARE