Meet Our Sexual Health and Wellness Experts

At PinkCherry, we prioritize sexual health, wellness and pleasure for all. Our editorial team consists of experienced clinicians, researchers, and writers with specialties across the fields of sexual health and wellness. We are committed to providing accurate and up-to-date content that’s fact-checked, backed by scientific sources, and reviewed by experts.

Dr. Sunny Rodgers

Dr. Sunny Rodgers is a clinician, author, and speaker who has worked in the wellness industry since 2000. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Sexuality, a Master of Arts in Clinical Sexology, and is an accredited Sexual Health Educator. She is the Founder of The Institute of Intimate Health, an Ambassador for the American Sexual Health Association, regular lecturer for the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Sexual Confidence Coach for the Marigold App, and a professional Sex Toy Concierge™. Rodgers hosted a popular weekly show on Playboy Radio, has been an expert guest on several TV and radio programs, and is a regular contributor to HuffPost, Men's Health, Cosmo, Bustle, and many more publications.

JoEllen Notte

JoEllen Notte is a writer, speaker, sex educator, and mental health advocate whose work explores the impact of depression on sex and relationships. Since 2012 she has written about sex, mental health, and how none of us are broken on her award-winning site The Redhead Bedhead as well as for Glamour, The BBC, Bitch, PsychCentral, and more. JoEllen is the author of The Monster Under the Bed: Sex, Depression, and the Conversations We Aren’t Having.

Melanie Curtin

Melanie Curtin is a sex researcher and relationship coach with a Master’s in Communication from Stanford University. She has a background in helping people recover from sexual abuse, and is passionate about trauma-informed therapy. In addition to being the host of popular podcast Dear Men: How to Rock Sex, Dating, and Relationships, her work has been published or seen on TODAY, HuffPost, Forbes, Business Insider, The New York Observer, and more.

Rebecca Tucker

Rebecca Tucker is a Toronto-based food, culture and lifestyle writer whose work has appeared in The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, Vice, Chatelaine and TVO, among other publications.

Melanie Pollock

Melanie Pollock is a writer, photographer, researcher and long-time content contributor to PinkCherry. She’s been involved in the adult toy industry for over fifteen years, but her interest in all things sexually positive, inclusive and accessible goes back much further than that. Thanks to a background in journalism, getting to the truth of the matter is always a top priority for her.

Domina Franco

Domina Franco is a sex educator, coach and writer who has been studying human sexuality for over two decades. Over the last eight years, she has built a coaching and consultancy practice that helps clients of all genders and orientations clarify, explore and enhance their sex lives. Franco holds a Masters Degree in Human Sexuality from Widener University and has extensive experience facilitating trainings in subjects ranging from sexual health and wellness, pleasure exploration, alternative relationship models, gender expression, queer identity to empowerment and kink practices. Her voice has been featured in NY Magazine, Esquire, Playboy, Refinery29, Bustle, Yahoo News, Medium, amongst other notable publications.

Our Editorial Process

Our editorial process is thoroughly reviewed to make sure the information you read is accurate. Our writers, editors and reviewers work diligently to maintain the integrity of the content that we share.

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