Leah Fessler

Modern Sexuality Freelance Writer; Author, "Can She Really 'Play That Game, Too'?"

Leah Fessler is a modern culture writer, public speaker, and creative professional focusing on the intersections of romance, sexual culture, and gender dynamics. In May 2015, she graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in English and American literatures with a focus in nonfiction creative writing. Her writing has been published by Atlantic Media and largely centers on her senior thesis, “Can She Really, ‘Play That Game, Too’?” — a narrative exploration of women’s experiences with the hookup culture at Middlebury, featuring extensive personal research. Fessler has spent the past year working in management for Bridgewater Associates. She is a contributing editor to Middlebury Magazine.

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Point Taken is the new late-night civil dialogue show from PBS. In this special Ideas Festival version of the program,... See more
As mainstream attitudes about sex and relationships are seemingly more casual than ever, precise communication between... See more
A general relaxation of sexual morals has run headlong into a decades-old push to protect children and teens—not only... See more