Sinclair Sexsmith is a genderqueer kinky butch writer who teaches and performs, specializing in sexualities, genders, and relationships. Since 2006, they’ve written at sugarbutch.net, recognized numerous places as one of the top sex blogs. Sinclair’s gender theory and queer erotica is widely published online through Autostraddle, AfterEllen, Lambda Literary Foundation, Feministing, and others, and in more than twenty anthologies, including Take Me There: Trans and Genderqueer Erotica, Sometimes She Lets Me: Butch/Femme Erotica, and multiple editions ofBest Lesbian Erotica. They edited the anthologies Best Lesbian Erotica 2012 and Say Please: Lesbian BDSM Erotica, and published a novella series in 2015, which includes Bois Will Be Bois: Butch/Butch Erotica and The Dyke In Psych Class: Butch/Femme Erotica. They were awarded the National Leather Association Cynthia Slater Nonfiction Article Award in 2015, and the National Leather Association John Preston Short Story Award in 2016. Their book Sweet & Rough: Queer Kink Erotica is a finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for lesbian erotica. Sinclair is a feminist Dominant, an identity theorist, a classically trained poet, and an expert in strap-ons. They live in Oakland, California with their family, and use the pronouns they/them/theirs/themself, and the honorific "Mr."