Tina Horn produces and hosts the sexuality podcast Why Are People Into That?!. She is the author of the nonfiction book Love Not Given Lightly and the modern dating etiquette guide Sexting. Her writing also appears in Best Lesbian Erotica 2015, Girl Sex 101, and Best Sex Writing 2015. She is a LAMBDA Literary Fellow and the recipient of two Feminist Porn Awards.
The walk from the subway to the Society of Illustrators isn’t long. So when I say that my apprehension grew with every step I took along Lexington Avenue, I mean that it expanded rapidly, like the chorus of a Pixies song.
It was early autumn, and just starting to get cold in Manhattan. I wore black sweatpants, a jean jacket, a purple scarf. Soon I wouldn’t be wearing anything at all.