Zachary Zane is a Brooklyn-based writer, speaker, and activist whose work focuses on sex, cannabis, culture, and lifestyle.
He’s a contributing editor at Men’s Health, working specifically in their sex and dating vertical. He also has a biweekly column at Civilized.life called "Puff Puff YASS" and currently writes for The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and Prevention. He was formerly a digital associate editor at OUT Magazine. He's been featured in numerous other publications as well, including Playboy, NBC, SELF, Allure, Dazed, AskMen, Slate, Into, Them, Cosmopolitan, Hornet, NewNowNext, LGBTQ Nation, MerryJane, and Bustle.
Zane is also working with WaxOh! — which is an online, sex-positive magazine — as the campaign ambassador for #WeNeedAButton. The campaign is a call to major patient matching sites, like ZocDoc, to include a filter that lets queer people know that a provider is queer-friendly and up to speed on issues like PrEP, PEP, anal pap smears, hormone replacement therapy, and all the other specific health needs required to properly treat LGBTQ folks.
As a leading bisexual activist, Zane has spoken across the country at universities and panels alike, discussing issues pertaining to the bisexual community, sex-positivity, and non-monogamy.
He attended the "Bisexual White House Briefing" at the White House (under Obama), and has been featured as an expert on a number of podcasts including Dan Savage's "Savage Love."