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Dr. Logan Levkoff
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Dr. Logan Levkoff is a sexologist and AASECT-certified sexuality educator. She is a nationally recognized expert on sexuality, sexual health, relationships, parenting, and sexual politics and is the author of How to Get Your Wife to Have Sex with You (2011) and Third Base Ain't What it Used to Be: What Your Kids are Learning About Sex Today - and How to Teach Them to Become Sexually Healthy Adults (2012). Logan frequently appears on television, including Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, Fox News, and VH1. She is also the host of CafeMom's Mom Ed:In the Bedroom. Logan has penned the sex columns for Fit Pregnancy,, POZ Magazine, and Maximum Fitness. Her work with parents, teens, and college students has been featured in many publications, including The New York Times and Newsweek. She lives in NYC with her husband, son, and daughter. For more information about Logan, please visit or follow her on Twitter @LoganLevkoff.

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I Was Worried About My Sex Appeal Until I Read Esquire

(6) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 12:36 PM

Apparently, I still have a few more years of "hotness," according to Esquire writer, Tom Junod. Because, you know, I was worried. Really really worried.

Junod says:

There used to be something tragic about even the most beautiful forty-two-year-old woman.
Yes, because any purpose our life...
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I Arranged Blind Marriages: Confessions of a Married at First Sight Expert

(2) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 11:26 AM

In 2001, I appeared on The Montel Williams Show. It was my first television gig and while I am not sure how smooth I was on camera, I loved it. Now, 13 years later, after over a decade of being a television talking head, this week I will be appearing...

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Braving the Sex Talk(s)

(3) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 6:25 PM

I am not the average parent. I talk about sex (to children and teens) for a living. I teach parents how to broach these subjects with their children. My own offspring have known about love and sex and babymaking (even reproductive technology) for years. They are 9 and 5, respectively....

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What I Learned About Myself When I Ran Into My Ex After 18 Years

(8) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 7:40 PM

Last week, I ran into my high school boyfriend (and his two small children) on the street. Big deal, you're probably thinking. Well, yeah, sure, it has been 18 years since we were a couple. And 18 years since last saw each other. And yes, I definitely cannot complain about...

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A Penn Grad's Response to the NYT's 'Sex on Campus'

(49) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 1:49 PM

"Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game," this past Sunday's New York Times cover story, spent time atop their "most emailed" list and was discussed with fervor among my fellow Penn alums.

I graduated (with two degrees) from the University of Pennsylvania. I am a woman....

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Anne Frank, Puberty and... Pornography?

(4) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 6:48 PM

There are days when I become so enraged by the ignorance of others that I cannot focus on anything else. This was one of those days. I almost didn't believe it when it zipped across my Twitter feed. I saw the words: Anne Frank pornography. (Did you catch that? The...

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5 Ways Stress Can Affect Your Sex Life

(88) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 10:54 AM

Stress. I'm slightly on edge just writing the word. It brings up thoughts of all of the things I have yet to accomplish. Of all the resolutions I have (thought about) but not yet followed through with (and it hasn't even been two weeks). After years of managing work, marriage,...

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5 Reasons Every Woman Should Consider Sex For One

(527) Comments | Posted November 29, 2012 | 5:09 PM

Prince was the first person to "teach" me about masturbation. Well, sort of. The first time I had heard the term was in his song, "Darling Nikki." He sings: "I met a girl named Nikki, I guess you could say she was a sex fiend. I met her in a...

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Banning the Word 'Penis?' Parenting Fail

(23) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 11:02 AM

Every now and then I get so completely aggravated by a "news" item that I feel compelled to write about it immediately. And that's what happened when I read Lisa Belkin's piece about a mother trying to shield her son from the word "penis." That's okay. Read that...

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Sex: 5 Things You May Be Missing Out on in Bed

(347) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 10:59 AM

I try not to "prescribe" sexual activities; you are all entitled to make your own decisions when it comes to your sex life. I merely make suggestions, and this time, the suggestions are actually coming from you -- the readers. But this is not a mandate; consider it elective homework....

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5 Ways to Rev Up Your Sex Life

(179) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 11:34 AM

I love writing about sex. Big surprise, right? But I also love talking about it, which I've gotten a chance to do a lot lately. Recently I was having a conversation with my friend Megan Andelloux, the amazing sex educator and founder of The Center for Sexual Pleasure...

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5 Ways to Have More Orgasms

(634) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 3:46 PM

I've written about sexual pleasure before. Actually, I've written about pleasure quite a bit. But while the topic of female orgasm isn't exactly new, it is one that lots of people are still curious about. And it's hard not to be curious: Women's orgasms are the objects of scientific studies....

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Breasts, Bras and a RHONJ Parenting Fail

(8) Comments | Posted May 22, 2012 | 6:33 PM

Clearly, I am the breast police. Breastfeeding. Breast screening. Breasts in general. Bras. Yep, I write (a lot) about breasts. I don't know what it is, but for some reason, our cultural messaging about breasts sucks. And I for one, am so tired of it.

In this installment of...

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Are We Mom Enough?

(53) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 10:28 AM

I may talk about sex for a living, but I am like many of you. I am a mother, a friend, an aunt, a partner, a sister, and I saw the latest TIME magazine cover, you know, that cover, and I freaked out.

There's a part of...

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5 1/2 Myths About Female Sexuality

(526) Comments | Posted April 20, 2012 | 11:02 AM

I've been a sex educator since -- well, for a long time. And I am still crazed by the quantity of misinformation available to all of us at any given time. These myths are difficult to debunk; they have a long history and thousands of urban legends to back them...

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Chris Jones' Esquire Article: What He Got Wrong

(1706) Comments | Posted March 30, 2012 | 3:30 PM

Have you read: "Ladies: You're Not as Good as You Think," an Esquire feature by Chris Jones? If you have, you're probably writing letters of scorn and disgust to the magazine right now; if you haven't, you will be shortly.

What starts off as a self-deprecating article...

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Sex: 6 Reasons Why You May Not Be Enjoying It

(1097) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 11:01 AM

When I decided to become a professional sexuality educator, I had one particular goal: I wanted women to speak honestly about sex in order to maximize their physical and emotional pleasure. Sure, that may seem like a tall order, but I'm an optimist. Why is this an important issue? There...

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Deconstructing Fifty Shades of Grey

(60) Comments | Posted March 3, 2012 | 7:42 AM

By now you've heard of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy. You know, it's the trio of erotic books by E.L. James that has swept into suburbia and cities across the globe, and adored by many (not just suburban moms). I am a fan. In the spirit of...

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Vibrator Shopping: How To Buy A Sex Toy

(28) Comments | Posted February 7, 2012 | 4:45 PM

So the moment has come: You want to buy a sex toy.

What do you look for in a vibrator or toy? What's good? What's safe? What will your partner like? What will he or she hate? Perhaps I can be of some help.

Incorporating "toys" into your sex...

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Sexual Fantasies: Why Women's Sex Lives Aren't Complete Without Them

(642) Comments | Posted January 5, 2012 | 11:00 AM

I've been having sexual fantasies for as long as I can remember. When I was in the fourth grade, I dreamed that I was making out with Christie Brinkley on top of my desk. By middle school, I was fantasizing about the athletics director at my sleep away camp. And...

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