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Lane Moore


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Lane:

Awkwafina Wants to Teach You a Magic Trick

Our September cover star talks ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,’ the particular weirdness of comedy, and how she’s ready for you to see her in a whole new way. → Read More

'Bachelorette' contestants are now straight-up admitting they're here to build their brand

'Bachelorette' contestants are now straight-up admitting they're here to build their... → Read More

'The Bachelorette' does the most relatable thing ever and dates a guy who's basically her ex

But are the guys really here for the right reasons? → Read More

The real star of the premiere of the new season of 'The Bachelorette' is Cat Man

Lane Moore of Tinder Live recaps all the rosy action. → Read More

You Can Be a Modern Empowered Woman and Still Want to Be Wooed, Damnit

OK, yes, sometimes I do want my life to be a rom-com. → Read More

Why Did We Stop Dating to Find Love? Because This Feels Awful

We used to go on dates with the goal to find love, writes Lane Moore. But nowadays I truly don't know what the people I go out with are looking for. → Read More

What I've learned about men from countless hours of Tinder

Comedian Lane Moore spent countless hours swiping left, and right, on the app over the last five years. Here are her biggest takeaways → Read More

'The Night Before Christmas' Made Me Feel Less Alone During The Holidays

Reading a book 200 times is a surefire way to find out whether you love it or want to throw its rhyming llama couplets into the diaper pail. Children's books especially do a tricky dance for an audience of squinty-eyed parents and wide-eyed tots:… → Read More

5 reasons people message on dating apps but never meet up

No one wants a 'pen pal,' and yet so many matches get stuck in textual limbo. → Read More

What's With Guys Who Don't Even Try on Dates?

You want to try dating me, or really any woman? Then you actually have to try. → Read More

10 Starter Sex Toys You'll Want To Use With Your Partner

Some super simple toys—perfect for couples just veering into toys, and couples that already know they love them. → Read More

Why do so many people on Tinder post a photo with a kid and then say it’s ‘not my kid’?

Even if you don’t take out the photo, why not just change how you clarify it? → Read More

‘Here is a suicide hotline number’ is the new ‘thoughts and prayers’ we could use less of

After the suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, many people have been posting suicide hotline numbers—but reaching out to a friend may be more useful. → Read More

Lane Moore Sex & Relationships Editor

I'm Lane Moore, sex & relationships editor at I'm also a stand-up comedian, filmmaker, and musician who would probably categorize myself as a hopeless romantic, despite the fact that I have been on Tinder and know what happens there. I walk very quickly, I'm allergic to enough things to make me believe that if I ever have children, evolution will not allow them to live past… → Read More

11 Women Reveal the Hottest Sexts They've Ever Gotten [NSFW] spoke with seven women who offered up the hottest texts they've ever received from guys, in case your guy needs a few pointers. → Read More

The 14 Best Porn Sites for Lesbians

No long fingernails. No pretending to like it. These hot lesbian porn sites just feature girls who look like they love to hook up with girls. → Read More

People really do find love on Tinder. That’s what keeps me swiping.

In the five years that the dating app has been around, its image has changed. → Read More

Your Hands-On Guide to Solo Sex

Masturbation is one of the sexiest ways for women to please themselves. We tell you how to throw a party for one. → Read More

Some men want women to message first on Tinder. Here’s why we don’t.

Usually, the conversation fizzles. So stop calling for us to initiate. → Read More

"My second first time": What it's like to have sex after transitioning

"I felt whole, comfortable, and as close as I could feel to being truly me." → Read More