Mary Katharine Tramontana is a writer and academic. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic’s CityLab, the Los Angeles Review of BooksTeen Vogue, the New InquiryDazed, Vice, and elsewhere. Formerly, she worked as a sex research assistant at The Kinsey Institute. You can find her on Twitter at @MKTramontana or at marykatharinetramontana.contently.com. She lives in Berlin.