Steph Auteri

Steph Auteri writes about female sexuality and other women's issues for the Atlantic, Pacific Standard, the Washington Post, VICE, and other publications. She is also the author of A DIRTY WORD, forthcoming from Cleis Press in October 2018. And while writing consumes her life, Steph is also a mom, a cat lady, and a yogi. You can learn more at stephauteri.com. Follow her on Twitter: @stephauteri.

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