JoEllen Notte is a writer, speaker, researcher and mental health advocate who has spent the last 3 years exploring 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. JoEllen has led workshops on sexual communication, navigating consent, having casual sex kindly, and dating as an introvert. She has toured sex shops, spoken at length on dildos, and even started a sex school but is happiest speaking on behalf of quiet people who have sex. Check out her video series on attending conferences as an introvert and extensive writing on sex and depression. JoEllen has spoken at Clark College, University of Chicago, Woodhull's Sexual Freedom Summit, and the Playground Conference.