Lexi (she/her) is a lifestyle journalist based in Jacksonville, Florida.
She has reported on countless topics, including sexual wellness, astrology, relationship issues, non-monogamy, mental health, pop culture, and more. In addition to Bustle, her work has been published on Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Well + Good, Byrdie, Women’s Health, Popsugar, and others. As a queer and plus-size woman living with mental illness, Lexi strives for intersectionality and representation in all of her writing.
She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Jacksonville University, which she has chosen to make everyone’s problem. A self-proclaimed “hot mess with a big heart”, Lexi is a Libra sun, Capricorn moon, and Sagittarius rising. When she’s not hunched over her laptop, you can probably find her drinking an ungodly amount of Diet Coke, oversharing on social media, draining her limited social battery, or being codependent with her rescue dog, Remi. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @lexiinks.
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