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Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen is a senior reporter for The Daily Beast covering LGBT issues and a former Sex + Life reporter for Fusion. She received her Ph.D. in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University in 2015 and was the 2013 recipient of the Kinsey Institute's John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology. Her scholarly writing has been published in Feminist Theory and her freelance work has appeared in Paste, Rolling Stone, Salon and many other places. She has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and NPR's On the Media. She met her wife in a Kinsey Institute elevator-a true queer love story.