Lindsey Doe

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Lindsey Doe
Lindsey Doe, Vidcon 2014.jpg
Doe in 2014
Lindsey Takara Doe

(1981-11-24) November 24, 1981 (age 38)
United States
B.A in Psychology, University of Montana (2002)

Lindsey Takara Doe (born November 24, 1981)[2] is an American clinical sexologist and sex educator, best known for her online video series, Sexplanations.

In 2010, Doe was featured in the "Strong Woman Project", an art project at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library at the University of Montana. The project sought to portray diversity in the presentation of successful women.[3]


Doe obtained her Bachelor's in Psychology in 2002 and her Master's in Health and Human Performance (with a specialty in health promotion) in 2005, both from the University of Montana. She wrote her master's thesis on the topic of people's definition of the first time they had sexual intercourse.[4] Doe then studied sexology at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, obtaining her doctorate in human sexuality in 2007.[5]

From 2006 to 2014, Doe had taught a human sexuality course at University of Montana.[6]

Sex education and YouTube[edit]

In 2013, video blogging producer Hank Green partnered with Doe to create "Sexplanations", a video series explaining sexual topics.[7] Doe and her channel have been called "a treasured presence" by Laci Green, the producer of sex ed show Sex+, who started on YouTube in 2008.[8]

In March 2015 Doe received media attention for a YouTube video she uploaded to her personal "DoeEyes" account addressing an over-eager boy pursuing her daughter.[9][10]


  1. ^ Doe, Lindsey (January 12, 2017). "15 Mini Lessons in Sexuality". YouTube. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Doe, Lindsey (February 8, 2015). "My Age". YouTube. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Fredrickson, Erika (March 25, 2010). "Rosie the Riveter redux". Missoula Independent. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  4. ^ Doe, Lindsey Takara (2005). "Phenomenological claim of first sexual intercourse among individuals of varied levels of sexual self-disclosure". Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  5. ^ Duganz, Pat (February 7, 2008). "Still taboo". Missoula Independent. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  6. ^ Loranger, Erin (November 13, 2014). "Fewer students enroll in Human Sexuality". Montana Kaimin. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  7. ^ Indy Staff (October 3, 2013). "The sex issue Including: Missoula-made Sexplanations educates the masses, sex on campus, eco-friendly sex toys, and more". Missoula Independent. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  8. ^ Green, Laci (October 2, 2016). "YouTube Sex Education is Under Attack". Medium. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  9. ^ De Graaf, Mia (March 13, 2015). "'Dear Boy Who Likes My Daughter... stop asking her out!'". Daily Mail.
  10. ^ Wallwork, Ellen (November 3, 2015). "Mum's Important Message About Consent To Boy Who Likes Her Daughter: 'No Means No'". The Huffington Post UK.

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