Ella Dawson is a sex and culture critic whose writing has been published by ELLE, MTV, Vox, Women’s Health, and more. In her talks, she speaks to the crisis of miscommunication in our lives, from our dehumanizing culture of casual sex to how shame keeps us silent about our mental and sexual health. Her TEDx talk about fighting herpes stigma has been viewed 600,000 times, and her activism has been featured in the Washington Post, HuffPost, TeenVogue, and New York Magazine. Her work fighting herpes stigma was even recognized by Hillary Clinton.
She is currently working on her first book, a novel about millennial angst, missing college and letting yourself fall in love. Her short fiction has been published in five erotica collections, most recently Erotic Teasers: A Cleis Press Anthology. You can purchase many of her published works on Amazon here.
Find her on Twitter as @brosandprose.
She is also a digital strategist specializing in social media. If that’s what you came here for, pop over here.
Gabe Rosenberg is the editor and braintrust behind this blog. Find him on Twitter as @GabrielJR.
For press, publishing, or speaking inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Please do not email Ella for advice, as she is not the only person who reads this inbox due to harassment. If you’ve just been diagnosed with herpes and are freaking out, here’s all of the advice she would give you if you were buddies.]
You can also write Ella a letter or send her small packages (don’t get weird) at:
PO Box 1346
New York, NY 10013
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