Mary Katharine Tramontana is a writer and academic. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic’s CityLab, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Teen Vogue, the New Inquiry, Dazed, 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.