Lea Rose Emery
Léa is a writer and comedian based in London, UK. She writes and speaks about a range of topics including sex, dating, feminism, politics and addiction. Outside work she can normally can be found running, reading, doing yoga, or eating bagels. She has a BA in Political Rhetoric from the Gallatin School at NYU, as well as an LLB and an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics.

Lea’s Latest Articles

This New Search Tool Is A Birth Control Delivery Gamechanger

Of course, access to birth control is so important but depending on where you live, it's not always easy. But there's a game changer. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy’s Bedsider.org, the nation’s leading online birth control support network, recently announced the launch of Delivered to Your Door, a service that allows you to find which companies can deliver birth control directly to you. Not only that, you can also quickly check for health centers and emergency cont…

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This New Dating App Gives Back To Women's Charities

While it seems like there's a new dating app on the market every other day, the idea of one that gives back to women's charities is really intriguing. And dating app Sweet Pea says they want users to make real connections and have open conversation in a truly inclusive environment. "The idea of Sweet Pea came from the most memorable interactions I've had with strangers — from acquaintances to significant others, these interactions were all started through conversations that caught my attention…

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What To Do If This Position Isn't Working For You

In my friend group, having sex doggy style is pretty polarizing. While a lot of people I know love the intensity and the deep penetration, others feel like it's impersonal or a just a bit too much. But it doesn't have to be. "I think it helps if there is more intimate touching during this type of sex," Angela Skurtu, a licensed sex therapist, speaker, author, and president of St. Louis Marriage Therapy, LLC, tells Bustle. "She can turn her head and look back at [her partner] if she is flexible e…

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What All Women In Relationships Should Know About Money

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

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What To Do If Your Parents Don't Like Your Partner

When you're in a relationship, having people close to you who don't like your partner can be an absolute nightmare. Even the slightest tension between your partner and someone at your office happy hour can make your life difficult — and if it's a close friend who doesn't like your partner, it's even worse. But for a lot of people, the worst case scenario is your partner not getting along with your family. "If your family don’t want to see both of you together, tell you they don’t like your part…

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7 Best Methods Relationship Stress Relief

Relationships can get incredibly stressful and it's not always your fault or partner's fault. When you're in a relationship with someone, you just have a whole other person's life stress — work, family, friends, whatever — to deal with, as well as your own. It doesn't mean your relationship is doomed, but it definitely is tough. So we could also use some relationship stress help from time to time. When the stress is coming right from your relationship or your partner, that can be even tougher. B…

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What Every Single Woman Should Know About Money

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

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5 Important Money Talks Every Couple Should Have

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

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What To Do If This Position Isn't Working For You

For a lot of people, missionary is the sex position that they do most often — and that makes it seem like the default best sex position. In fact, for 3,000 people in SKYN Condom's 2017 Millennial Sex Survey, it was the second most popular position. And you can see why. It's comfortable, it's intimate, and it's great for feeling connected and mindful. "Mindful sex is all about connection," Amy Levine, sex coach and founder of Ignite Your Pleasure, tells Bustle. "You need positions where you can …

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How Is The ERA Different From The 19th Amendment

It's been 45 years since the Equal Rights Amendment was passed by the Senate and sent to the states for ratification. Unfortunately, not enough states ratified the Amendment and it didn't pass. Which means that, despite over 100 other countries having gender equality provisions in their Constitutions, the United States does not provide for gender equality in ours. And that's an effing disgrace. Normally when we think of women and the Constitution, we think of the 19th Amendment — the Amendment …

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