Ashley Manta is a passionate sexuality educator, writer, and coach. She published her first e-book, “A Feminist’s Guide to Phone Sex,” in March 2014 and her non-fiction essay, “Growing Through the Yuck of Having Herpes” was featured in the Best Sex Writing of 2015 anthology. She speaks candidly about living with herpes and has done extensive work to promote acceptance and break the stigma surrounding STIs. She and her best friend Katie Mack are the hosts of Carnalcopia, a sex and relationship podcast. Her latest project can be found at CannaSexual.com, where she analyzes the relationship between sex and cannabis and documents the effects through strain reviews and firsthand accounts.