Ashley Couto is a freelance journalist and writer based in Montreal. She covers various topics like travel, LGBTQ+ history, sex, relationships, health, career, mindfulness, and travel. She also has bylines in Insider, Entrepreneur, Yahoo! Finance, Food Republic, Mashed, Queerty, and Observer, among other media publications. She received a bachelor of fine arts in art history and film studies from and a master of arts in art history from Concordia University.