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.
Gen Z is Missing Out on the Benefits of Sex
September 21, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
Generally speaking, sexual activity is good for our mental health. Sex (however you like to do it) has the potential to enhance our psychological well-being, as well as the connection...Dating & Relationships, Media & Culture, Sex Tips
Study Abroad With Me in Amsterdam and Berlin for a Course on Sex and Culture
September 5, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
I’m excited to announce a unique study abroad program in conjunction with the Sexual Health Alliance. We are offering study abroad courses in both Amsterdam and Berlin focused on sex...Media & Culture, Potpourri
Wearable Oral Sex Undies Can Provide Protection, Comfort, And Fun
August 25, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
**Note: This post is sponsored by Lorals In recent years, oral sex has become one of the most common sexual behaviors that people engage in. In fact, aside from intercourse,...Safe Sex
Happy K-Day! Celebrating the History of Women’s Sexuality Research
August 20, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller
Sixty-nine years ago this week (August 20, 1953), the media first reported on some of the major findings from Alfred Kinsey’s classic book Sexual Behavior in the Human Female. This...Potpourri
Blog Stats & Facts
170,000 Number of page views in July 2022
134,000 Number of unique site users in July 2022
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.”
Marie Claire has named Sex and Psychology as one of the “35 Best Sex Podcasts of All Time.”
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 5 Sexuality podcasts on Apple in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and several other countries around the world.
Social Media Stats
25,113 Facebook Followers
25,238 Twitter Followers
27,101 Reddit Subscribers
20,678 Instagram Followers
5,952 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 Lovehoney, Promescent, Astroglide, Lorals, Future Method, LELO, TENGA, Dame, FirmTech, 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