Matt Cengia
Matt Cengia

Bio

Matt is a committed sex and relationship nerd with a strong focus on communication, consent, and empathy, after spending years struggling to adequately communicate his needs and feelings in both social and sexual contexts. Since identifying as autistic he has extensively researched communication techniques and now implements them in all of his relationships. 

Matt spent 3 years as the facilitator of PolyVic, a Melbourne-based polyamory community space, and has spoken on several polyamory panels aimed at people new to ethical non-monogamy, communication, and consent. He has written for sex toy organisations and tech sites. 

His journey with his own sexuality and neurodiversity have been comprehensively documented on his blog, and he can be reached on Twitter.

Articles by Matt Cengia

Gay Online Dating for Newbies

Gay Online Dating for Newbies

Matt Cengia - 21 March 2022

Your first foray into the world of dating apps can be a little daunting, but you’ve got very little to lose. Let’s talk through how to kick off your gay online dating journey and get the most out of it.

A Guide to Coming Out

A Guide to Coming Out

Matt Cengia - 20 March 2022

Coming out to family, friends and colleagues about being gay can be scary and emotionally draining. Here are some tips on coming out as part of the rainbow community.