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

Being single again isn’t terrifying; it’s an opportunity to love yourself!

46 Reasons I'm Happy I'm Single Again

If we stopped buying into the idea that it takes a relationship to be whole, we’d all be better people. I'm happy I'm single!
Gigi Engle    |   10.31.17 12am   |   SHARE
It was always about Spock for me. He wasn’t supposed to be hot, but to me, he was (and is) BANGIN.

Spock Set Me Up to Love Emotionally Unavailable Men

I spent much of my childhood fawning over episodes of Star Trek. It was always about Spock for me. Therefore, Star Trek shaped my love life.
Gigi Engle    |   10.10.17 12am   |   SHARE
There are benefits marijuana has on your sex drive — from more intense orgasms to prolonged sex drive.

The Surprising Benefits Marijuana Has On Your Sex Drive 

There are benefits marijuana has on your sex drive — from more intense orgasms to prolonged sex drive. We're going to cover it all within this article!
Gigi Engle    |   10.3.17 12am   |   SHARE
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