Emma McGowan is a lifestyle writer for Bustle, covering sex, sex education, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA+ issues, and gender politics. She's Bustle's sexual health columnist at Sex IDK. Emma is a SFSI-certified sex educator and her byline has appeared in Mashable, Broadly, The Daily Dot, Mic, and The Bold Italic. She's also the editor at the sexual health site Sexual + Being. When she's not writing about sex or having "inappropriate" conversations in public places, Emma can usually be found at her women and non-binary only coworking space, The Ruby. She's also a fiber artist, with a focus on sewing and embroidery, which she teaches at the DIY school Workshop SF.