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.

Latest Articles

LGBTQ Millennials On What It's Like Being Queer In Trump's America

For queer Millennials in America during this year's Pride, it's impossible not to have politics on the brain. Now, you shouldn't let it ruin your Pride — in fact, it's so important to be out celebrati...
By Lea Rose Emery

Guys Reveal The Things That *Don't* Turn Them On

A recent AskReddit thread looked at things women think turn men on it but, in reality, don't do a damn thing — or actively turn people off. Now, on the one hand, it's no surprise that there's some rea...
By Lea Rose Emery

How Does Surrogacy Work?

With the news that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly hired a surrogate, according to People, you may be wondering — what is surrogacy? And how does surrogacy work? In short, it's when a woman c...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This ~Mysterious~ Sex Position

If you woke up this morning wondering What is superman doggy style?, then you are not alone. Basically, it all started because of Love Island. If you're not familiar with it, it's a British reality sh...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Secret To Becoming More Self-Aware In Your Relationship

Truthfully, becoming more self-aware doesn't come easily. And, according to a new book, we may be even less self-aware than we like to believe. A lot, lot less. Organizational psychologist Dr. Tasha E...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Signs Your Relationship Is One-Sided

You should always feel like equal partners in a relationship, but it's surprising how frequently it just doesn't work out that way. Sometimes, one partner gives more than the other. And sometimes, it'...
By Lea Rose Emery

100 People Reveal The Weirdest Place They've Had Sex

Finding new places to have sex can be a really fun adventure — and it's a great way to keep your sex life feeling fresh, because there's a lot more to explore than your bed. “It’s a good idea to switc...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Sign You Don't Want To Be In A Relationship, You're Just Bored

Part of knowing if you're ready to be in a relationship is being sure that you're getting into a relationship for the right reasons. A relationship should make you happy, rather than just being a plac...
By Lea Rose Emery

This One Simple Thing Can Actually Reverse The Effects Of Stress

If you're looking for good ways to fights stress, chances are you've stumbled across yoga or meditation at some point. Maybe you've gone a bit trendier and looked a getting a mindfulness app. But you ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Sorry, But Time Doesn't Always Mend Broken Hearts

We often like to think that time heals all wounds— and it's probably the most common breakup advice there is. But new research shows that time doesn't always heal a broken heart, especially if your he...
By Lea Rose Emery

Men On What Makes A Woman "Marriage Material"

When it comes to what to look for in a partner, it's important to consider what you want from a partner. If you're looking for a someone to settle down with, for example, you're going to have to be so...
By Lea Rose Emery

People Want Clean-Shaven White Men To Condemn The Attack In London

Londoners woke up to another tragedy this morning — this time a terrorist attack at a Finsbury Park mosque. A van drove into worshippers as they were leaving the mosque last night, killing one and inj...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Reason Meeting People IRL Makes Them More Attractive

When you're deciding whether you're attracted to someone, dating apps can mean we often don't give it more than two seconds to decide. Hell, probably even shorter. But a new study finds that a quick g...
By Lea Rose Emery

This May Be Why You're Lashing Out At Your Partner

People talk a lot about how we can accidentally self sabotage a relationship, but we talk a lot less is said about why we do it. Well, a new study from Nir Halevy, organizational behavior professor of...
By Lea Rose Emery

These Are The Most Sexual Cities For Women

When it comes to being sex positive, it's definitely easier in some places than others. Lazeeva, an adult entertainment company, recently rounded up the most sex-positive cities in the world, but now ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Pornhub Is Taking A Stand On Net Neutrality

If you're a big fan of watching porn online, you may have some trouble on the 12th of July. Because one of the biggest porn providers on the internet, Pornhub, has announced that they will be joining ...
By Lea Rose Emery

There's Yet Another Trader Joe's Ice Cream Recall

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news — horrible news, in fact — but there's been a Trader Joe's ice cream recall. I know, I know. Take a moment if you have to. It's a real shock. Especially as just abou...
By Lea Rose Emery

This May Be The Key To Feeling Less Lonely

If you struggle with loneliness — and so many of us do, at time or another — you might find relief in an unexpected place. A new study in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found t...
By Lea Rose Emery

For The Love Of God, Please Stop Phubbing

If you’ve ever wondered, “What is phubbing and why won’t everyone shut up about it?” then you probably haven’t had it happen to you. And consider yourself lucky. Because so many of us have, and resear...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Mile High Club May Have Some Serious Sex Benefits

Joining the Mile High Club is on a lot of people's sex bucket lists— while others just want to scream, "WHY!?! THE GERMS!!! Have you SEEN an airplane bathroom!?". But whether you've thought about it b...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Resolutions You Can Complete In One Minute A Day

The New Year is almost here, so it's time to start thinking about New Year's Resolutions. But a huge portion of us abandon our resolutions quickly. According to University of Scranton research, only 8...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Realistic Relationship Goals For 2017

New Year's is coming, which means New Year's Resolutions are coming too. While they have a tendency to be forgotten as soon as they're made, don't feel bad— most of mine don't either. So instead of th...
By Lea Rose Emery

Why 2017 Will Be The Year Of The Single Woman

The single women stereotypes and pity that surrounds unmarried women are so, so underserved. I was happily single for years —many years— and I have a lot of friends who are happily single. Yet, for so...
By Lea Rose Emery

How To Have A Healthier Sex Life In 2017

It's New Year's Resolution time — and what better time than to commit to having happy, healthy sex life in 2017. A lot of us let ourselves off the hook (on either the healthy or the happy sides), but ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Ways To Step Up Your Dating Game In 2017

With the New Year coming rapidly, you may start thinking about where you are in your life — and that includes your love life. It's also a time that can be really difficult, because for a lot of us our...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Positions To Try Before 2017

It's been a rough year, I know it has. But it's not over yet and there's no point in just sitting around and waiting to see what else 2016 can throw at us. Let's try to end it on a high, to fit as muc...
By Lea Rose Emery

11 Sex Toy Gifts For Gadget Lovers

If the best stocking stuffers you can find usually revolve around socks and stale candy, it's time to pick it up a notch. There are so many cool, nifty gifts that you can get for someone special in yo...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Most Popular Holiday-Themed NSFW Searches

You're probably thinking about cuddling up with some eggnog and listening to crackling fires this Christmas, but these Christmas porn searches from Pornhub show us a totally different side of the holi...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Most Right Swiped Name On Tinder Is...

What's in a name? Well, maybe your Tinder success rate. Tinder has released their top 10 most right swiped names for men and women in 2016 — and the sexiest ones might surprise you. I'm not really sur...
By Lea Rose Emery

Is Sex Addiction Real?

When you think about sex addiction, you probably imagine a scene from Shame with a brutally chiseled Michael Fassbender or maybe the latest actor or politician brought down by a sex scandal. But there...
By Lea Rose Emery

What To Know Before You Have Sex Over The Holidays

If you think getting caught having sex is bad, getting caught having sex by a family member is so, so much worse. But, according to a new survey by the UK’s leading lingerie and erotic retailer Ann Su...
By Lea Rose Emery

There's A Brand New Way To Use Tinder

In case you thought that the holidays couldn't get any more awkward, Tinder on Apple TV launches today. That's right, you can play with Tinder on the big screen — with everyone watching. On the one ha...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Best Positions For Getting Your Groove Back

If you're feeling like your sex life is getting a little stale, know that most couples go through a period where they're in a rut. So don't feel badly if you're looking for something to improve your s...
By Lea Rose Emery

Does Being In A Relationship Make You Happier?

There's no secret weapon when it comes to how to be happy, as much as we'd like there to be. But new research shows that relationships may be linked with happiness a little more than you might think. ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Watch Couples Try To Make Whipped Cream Lingerie

Food and sex sound like a perfect combination in theory. They're two of my favorite things, for one. But they both excite the senses, involve a sensual experience, and are great for bonding. But how d...
By Lea Rose Emery

How To Deal With Your Partner's Family This Season

When the holiday season finally descends for a lot of us that immediately means family stress. In fact, the holidays might as well be synonymous with family disagreements and panicking, because so few...
By Lea Rose Emery

12 Sex Toys To Give Your Partner This Holiday

When it comes to doing your holiday shopping, sex toys might not be on the top of your list. We don't really think of them as holiday gifts — but can I ask, why not? They're way more fun than a sweate...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Way To Bulletproof Your Relationship

If you're in a long-term relationship — or just a serious relationship — and things are going well, then you probably wish that they'll always be that way. In fact, if you've been with someone a long ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Positions That Will Make You Great In Bed

When it comes to being good in bed, we all have to start somewhere. Most of us aren't just amazing right off the bat — you have to learn what you like, what your partner likes, and quite frankly, just...
By Lea Rose Emery

Is Your Relationship Going To Last?

Long-term relationships can be hard to get right. Even people who are in them can find it difficult to put their finger on exactly what makes them and their partner work. But if you're looking for a r...
By Lea Rose Emery