Since 2012 JoEllen Notte has been known to the internet as The Redhead Bedhead. After getting her start as a blogger on a mission to learn everything she could about sex and share everything she learned with her audience JoEllen, known for her quick wit and unflinching honesty, grew into a respected writer, speaker, researcher and mental health advocate who also talks about sex toys. You can find her writings about sex, vibrators, mental health, and how none of us are broken on the award-winning RedheadBedhead.com as well on xoJane, Bitch Media, Daily Dot, AlterNet and Kinkly.
JoEllen’s career has seen her travel North America touring the best sex shops in the US and Canada on the first-of-its-kind Superhero Sex Shop Tour, lead workshops on sexual communication, navigating consent, having casual sex kindly, and online dating, and speak at length on sex toys but she is happiest and most effective when writing and speaking on behalf of quiet people who have sex. Check out her video series on attending conferences as an introvert and extensive work on sex and depression.
JoEllen Notte has become a go-to source for honest discussion of sexuality and mental health and a favorite resource for those seeking expert input. JoEllen has been featured in The Huffington Post, Prevention, Salon, Alternet, The Toronto Sun, xoJane, Bustle, Dame, and Mashable to name a few. She has also appeared on popular sexuality podcasts Sex Out Loud With Tristan Taormino, Life On The Swingset, Sex Nerd Sandra, and The Queerie Bradshaw Podcast. Certified as a sex educator through Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts Sexuality Education Certification Series, JoEllen has spoken at Clark College, University of Chicago, Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Summit, The University of Tennessee, Guelph Sexuality Conference, and Playground Conference.
Currently JoEllen is working on her first book: “The Monster Under the Bed: Sex, Depression & The Conversations We Aren’t Having”
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