Jamie Valentino

Jamie Valentino is a Colombian-born author and columnist based in New York City. He has written commissioned stories for VICE, Wired, Houston Chronicle, Google, Smarter Travel Media, Canadian Business, Xtra Magazine, and others. Jamie explores narratives intertwining the evolution of the human experience with culture, intimacy, identity, fashion, travel, technology. His articles have been republished in over 25 newspapers nationally.

Investigating the Who and Why of Body Hair

Is our obsession with clean-shaven bodies good for sexual health or just a fashion statement?

By Jamie Valentino

Dating

Get Off the Digital Ferris Wheel of Dating

Though apps have made meeting new people easier, in-person meet-cutes are still fun.

By Jamie Valentino

Sex 101

Is There Ever Enough Safety for Casual Sex?

It's all a matter of risk tolerance and just how close to the edge you're willing to be.

By Jamie Valentino

Dating

Facetune Might Be the New Way to Catfish

While we expect people to put their best foot forward, some photo alterations distort reality.

By Jamie Valentino

What It Means to Be a Gay Icon

The past and future of LGBTQIA+ rights depend on each other.

By Jamie Valentino

Communication in Relationships

How a Kiss Outside of My Relationship Helped Me See a Way Out

There are many reasons couples break up, but infidelity seems to be a hard line.

By Jamie Valentino

Knock Please! How to React When Someone Finds You Masturbating

No matter your age, getting walked in on while you're pleasuring yourself feels weird.

By Jamie Valentino