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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.

Entries by Dr. Logan Levkoff

To The Stranger Who Assumed My Son Was In The 'Wrong' Bathroom

(43) Comments | Posted June 9, 2016 | 11:23 AM

On Boys, Long Hair and Bathrooms

It's funny how something like hair can say so much about you and be interpreted in so many ways, all in the same day.

This is the case with my 11-year-old, Maverick.

My son has always rocked long, shaggy hair. (I've written...

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Why Inappropriate Isn't Appropriate

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 5:57 PM

I was at an exercise class the other morning when I overheard three mothers talking about the sex education program that was about to begin at their children's school. I was eavesdropping because I wondered if it was me who was teaching the program. (It was a real possibility. I...

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Romantic or Realist?

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 8:50 PM

I won't make you read until the end to figure out my answer. I believe that the answer is actually an important starting point. So, drum roll please, I am a realist. I am not a romantic. I get that this may come as a surprise considering my professional field...

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Thoughts for My 50-Year-Old Self

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2015 | 4:16 PM

I have a big birthday coming up in March. No, not 50-big, but I am on my way there. And while there are lots of lessons that I would like to impart to my children, I believe that it is ok to be a bit selfish -- in this case,...

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Life Lessons for a Hockey Mom (From Squirt Hockey)

(0) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 4:02 PM

I never thought I would have anything in common with Sarah Palin aside from being biologically female. However, I have to admit, there is something we both share. I am a hockey mom. And so is she. Remember that whole lipstick-pitbull-hockey mom quote from 2008? (That being said, that is...

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I Was Worried About My Sex Appeal Until I Read Esquire

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

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

(1) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 10:26 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 | 5:25 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 | 6:40 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 | 12:49 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 | 5:48 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 | 9:54 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 | 4:09 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 | 10:02 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 | 9:59 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 | 10:34 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 | 2:46 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 | 5:33 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 | 9:28 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 | 10:02 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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