Lena Chen

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Former sex blogger. Reluctant sexpert. Professional Feminist.

A freelance gender and sexuality journalist and author of Sex and the Ivy, Lena has reported on sexual health, feminism, dating, relationships, and queer politics for The American Prospect, Glamour, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Slate, among others. She is the Health, Sex, & Relationships expert on gURL.com, Alloy Digital’s award-winning alternative web portal for adolescent girls. She also hosts and produces Sex Really With Lena Chen, a webcast for the National Campaign To Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy.


A graduate of Harvard University, Lena holds a degree in Sociology and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. She is currently seeking literary representation for a memoir based on her blog.

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