Isabelle Kohn

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: University of Colorado
Location: Los Angeles, California
Expertise: Sex Education, Relationships
  • Isabelle Kohn is a sex and relationships journalist, editor, and columnist who has been writing about sexuality for over a decade.
  • She has written for Playboy, VICE, Harper's Bazaar, Instyle, and more. She is currently a staff writer at MEL Magazine, where she writes about the interplay of masculinity, sex, relationships, and identity.
  • She is a Certified Sex Educator, providing sex-positive education, intimacy coaching, public speaking, and consulting for brands and businesses. 


Isabelle started her editorial career as the Editor in Chief for IHEARTCOMIX and moved on to become the Deputy Editor (Print) and Web Editor (online) for Rooster for nine years. She has written for several national publications, including InStyle, Playboy, and Harper's Bazaar. She is currently the Senior Editor for Mel magazine, where she specializes in features on the topics of sex, relationships, sex work, masculinity, gender, and health. Many of these achieved top traffic spots on the site and went viral. She also ghost-wrote a sex column for porn star Tasha Reign.


She received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Colorado at Denver.

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