Sydney N. Sweeney is a culture writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She was formerly a staff writer at Elite Daily and the sex + love editor at Adolescent.net. You can stalk her MuckRack here. Her freelance work, which covers everything from identity to pop nostalgia, can be found in publications including i-D, Popdust, HelloGiggles, FLARE, and LA Record. Sydney also self-published original essays and other stuff on her Medium. She has a BA in Journalism and Creative Editing/Publishing from San Diego State University, loves small, fluffy dogs, and always forgets to refill the Brita pitcher.