About Sex & Psychology & Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Sex and Psychology (established in 2011) is a popular blog and podcast that explores the science of sex, love, and relationships. What sets it apart from other sex blogs is that each post is rooted in science rather than personal opinion, and information is presented in a way that is educational, entertaining, and accessible to a diverse audience.
This blog and podcast offers a form of sex education for adults. The goal is for readers to learn accurate information that they can use to enhance their own sex lives and relationships.
Sex and Psychology is run by Dr. Justin Lehmiller, a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University. He is an internationally known sex educator and researcher, and author of the highly praised book Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life.
Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, having been honored three times with the Certificate of Teaching Excellence from Harvard University, where he taught for several years. He is also a prolific researcher and scholar who has published dozens of academic works. His studies have appeared in all of the leading sexuality journals, and he has published a textbook titled The Psychology of Human Sexuality that is used in college classrooms around the world.
Dr. Lehmiller is frequently interviewed by major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He is also a freelance writer with bylines in publications including The Washington Post, Playboy, USA Today, Vice, Psychology Today, Men’s Health, Politico, and New York Magazine.
How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance
May 23, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
**Note: This post is sponsored by The Handy More than 4 in 10 men report having experienced at least one sexual difficulty in the past year. Experiencing difficulties during sex...Potpourri, Sex Tips
What’s the Most Effective Way to Reduce Abortion? Better Sex Ed and No-Cost Contraception
May 16, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
The leak of a draft decision from the Supreme Court to reverse Roe v. Wade has reinvigorated public discourse on abortion in a way I haven’t previously seen in my...Sex Ed
A New Way of Thinking About Sexual Orientation
May 9, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
Sexual fantasy, pornography use, and in-person sexual behavior each tell us something unique about our sexuality, which means we can’t just assume that sexual interests in one context, transcend other...Interviews, LGBTQIA+, Psychology
Masturbation May and the Science of Self-Pleasure
May 2, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
It’s May, and that means it’s Masturbation Month yet again! So let’s talk about self-pleasure. The origins of Masturbation Month date back to 1995, when US Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders...Sex Ed, Videos
Blog Stats & Facts
148,000 Average number of page views per month in 2019
96,000 Average number of unique site users per month in 2019
Posts on Sex and Psychology Frequently Become International News
Dozens of posts on Sex and Psychology have turned into news stories around the globe. HuffPost, The Cut, Mazim, Cosmo, The Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, The Times of India, and The Sun are among the many media outlets that have picked up stories and infographics from the blog.
In addition, posts on Sex and Psychology have been syndicated on popular websites, such as Business Insider, and Thought Catalog.
Sex and Psychology is Where Celebrities and Authors Come to Promote their Work
Dr. Lehmiller has interviewed several prominent authors, journalists, and psychologists about their work for his blog and podcast, including CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, television personality Lisa Ling, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan Jessica Pels, psychologists Drs. John and Julie Gottman, and bestselling authors Emily Nagoski, Peggy Orenstein, Ian Kerner, Christopher Ryan, and Lisa Taddeo.
Sex and Psychology has Received Numerous Accolades
Men’s Health has named Sex and Psychology as one of “11 Sex Podcasts that will Help You Get better in Bed” and Dr. Lehmiller as one of the “5 ‘Sexperts’ You Need to Follow on Twitter.”
One of the “modern-day masters of sex” by Nerve.
Sex and Psychology has also been consistently ranked among the Top 10 Sex Blogs by Kinkly.
The Sex and Psychology Podcast has ranked among the top 10 Sexuality podcasts on Apple in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and several other countries around the world.
Social Media Stats
24,923 Facebook Followers
21,713 Twitter Followers
23,666 Reddit Subscribers
16,702 Instagram Followers
5,577 Other Followers
45,938 RSS Subscribers
6,466 Email Subscribers
Sex and Psychology and Dr. Lehmiller have worked with some of the biggest names in the sexual health and wellness industry, including Promescent, Astroglide, Future Method, LELO, TENGA, Dame, Coral, and more.
“Your piece on ‘safer-sex panties’ is simply fantastic! You covered the many key items needing addressed in a succinct, yet very thorough manner. What a terrific review. Thank you so very, very much for highlighting our product and the need for it. We have already heard from multiple interested individuals and organizations, so we’re thrilled to see the information moving.” Michelle Janson, PhD, Founder of Luxurity
Dr. Lehmiller is available to serve as a product and marketing consultant. For example, he can provide consulting services related to product ideation, designing and conducting effective consumer research, as well as product marketing and advertising. Dr. Lehmiller is also available as a guest blogger or vlogger, as well as a spokesperson or brand ambassador.
Marketing opportunities available through the Sex and Psychology blog, Podcast, and Dr. Lehmiller’s social media handles include:
Sponsored posts on the blog (Commissioned articles written by Dr. Lehmiller in which content is matched to the product/company)
Podcast sponsorship (Pre-roll and mid-roll advertising available)
Sidebar banner ads on the blog
Sponsored social media contests or giveaways
Sponsored social media posts/stories