Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Ellen Friedrichs is a health and sexuality educator based in New York City. Her professional experiences have included creating sex education programs in India, running an HIV prevention program in the South Bronx, and answering thousands of anonymous questions on Planned Parenthood’s teen website. Currently, Ellen is the health education coordinator at a Brooklyn-based school. She also teaches human sexuality at Brooklyn College and runs the GLBT Teens site for About.com. Find her at sexEdvice.com.