Meet The Team

To manage your expectations when contacting a team member, we’ve put asterisks next to those who are actual full-time employees (there are only six!) and double-asterisks next to part-timers — due to limited financial resources, the vast majority of our team does their Autostraddle work on top of other full-time or part-time commitments. 

Senior Staff:

Marie (Riese) Bernard*

Co-Founder / Editor in Chief / CEO / CFO
Ann Arbor, MI
riese[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | instagram | website

Alexandra Vega

Co-Founder
Seattle, WA
alex[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | website

Sarah Sarwar*

Design & Business Director
Ann Arbor, MI
sarah[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | instagram

Laneia Jones*

Executive Editor
Phoenix, AZ
laneia[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | website

Rachel Kincaid*

Managing Editor
Milwaukee, WI
rachel[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | website

Yvonne Marquez*

Senior Editor
Dallas, TX
yvonne [at] autostraddle.com | twitter | tumblr | website

Heather Hogan*

Senior Editor
New York, NY
heather [at] autostraddle.com | twitter | tumblr | instagram | facebook

Cee Webster**

Technical Director
Portland, OR
twitter | instagram |website

Crystal

Human Resources Director
Chicago, IL
crystal[at]autostraddle.com | twitter

Carmen Rios

Straddleverse Director & Feminism Editor
Los Angeles, CA
carmen [at] autostraddle.com | twitter | tumblr | instagram | pinterest | website

Bren

Editorial Assistant
Oakland, CA
bren [at] autostraddle.com

Chelsey Petty

Editorial Assistant
Los Angeles, CA
website

Editors

Aja Aguirre

Beauty Editor (on temporary leave)
Boston, MA
aja [at] autostraddle.com | twitter | tumblr | instagram | facebook | website

Ali Osworth

Geekery Editor
New York, NY
twitter | website

Brittani Nichols

Comedy and Sports Editor
Los Angeles, CA
twitter | website

Carolyn Yates

NSFW Editor
Montreal, QC, Canada
twitter | website

Gabby Rivera

QTPOC Speakeasy Founder
New York, NY
twitter | website

Mey Rude

Trans Editor
Pocatello, Idaho
website | twitter

Stef Schwartz

Music Editor
New York, NY
twitter | tumblr

Staff Writers:

Aisha Sabatini Sloan

Tucson, AZ
website

Alaina Monts

Greensboro, NC
tumblr

Audrey White

Austin, TX
twitter

Carrie Wade

Los Angeles, CA
twitter

Cecelia

Intern
instagram | twitter

Erin Sullivan

Nashville, TN
twitter | instagram

Isabel Alcantara

Brooklyn, NY
twitter | instagram

Kayla Upadhyaya

Brooklyn, NY
twitter | instagram

KaeLyn Rich

Rochester, NY
twitter | instagram | pinterest | website

Laura Mandanas

New York, NY
lauram [at] autostraddle.com | tumblr | website

Maddie Taterka

Philadelphia, PA
maddie [at] autostraddle.com | twitter | blog

Maree Hamilton

Berlin, Germany
maree [at] autostraddle.com | twitter | instagram

Visual:

Alyssa Andrews

Illustrator
Brooklyn, NY
website | facebook | instagram

Anna Bongiovanni

Cartoonist
Minneapolis, MN
website | twitter | patreon

Cameron Glavin

Cartoonist
Cleveland, OH
website | tumblr | facebook | instagram | society6

Dickens

Illustrator
Fresno, CA
website | twitter | instagram

Megan Praz

Cartoonist
Los Angeles, CA
website | twitter | tumblr

Molly Adams

Photographer
Los Angeles, CA
website | instragram

Robin Roemer

Photographer
Los Angeles, CA
robinroemerphotography[at]gmail.com | twitter | website

Rory Midhani

Illustrator
Berlin, Germany
website

Yao Xiao

Illustrator
New York, NY
website

Writers:

Beth Maiden

Manchester, UK

Carolyn Wysinger

instagram

Jenna Lykes

Jamaica Plain, MA
website | twitter | instagram

Samantha Green

Shreveport, LA
twitter | instagram

Sarah

Cambridge, MA
twitter | instagram

Interns:

Chloe Stevens

Technical Intern
twitter

Karly

Intern
tumblr | twitter

Nikki

Intern
tumblr | twitter

Raquel

Intern
tumblr | twitter | pintrest

Sadie

Intern
twitter

Video:

Haley

Queer Mama

Brittani Nichols

Words With Girls

Riese Bernard

Video Editor
riese[at]autostraddle.com twitter | youtube channel

Former and Current Contributors:

Alley Hector

Portland, OR
facebook | twitter | tumblr

Anita Dolce Vita

twitter

Amy York-Rubin

website

Arabelle Sicardi

twitter | website

Bevin Branlandingham

twitter | website

Briana Ureña-Ravelo

twitter | tumblr

Cara Giaimo

twitter

Chelsea Steiner

twitter | tumblr | blog

coco

Coco Layne

lolitabandita.co

Deanne Smith

twitter | website

Dannielle Owens-Reid

twitter | website

Dani R Da Silva

twitter

Djuan Trent

twitter | tumblr

Elicia Sanchez

twitter | website

Fikri Alkhatib

twitter | website

Gabriella

Wilder Hungers
website

Geneva Armstrong

Web & Graphics Designer

Intern Grace Ellis

twitter | website

Hannah Hodson

New York, NY
imdb

Helen McDonald

Providence, RI
twitter | tumblr

July Westhale

twitter

Jamie Hagen

twitter | website

Jessica

Legal Eagle

Kaitlyn Jakola

New York, NY
website | tumblr

Kari

instagram

Katrina Casino

twitter

Kesiena Boom

tumblr

Kate

Ireland
twitter | website

Krista

Effing Dykes website

Kristen Ford

twitter | website

Laura Wooley

twitter | website

Loraine Kanervisto

twitter | website

Najva Sol

website

Nina Guzman

twitter

Lizz Rubin

Providence, RI
lizz [at] autostraddle.com | twitter

Lydia Okello

Vancouver, BC, Canada
twitter | tumblr | website

Mari Brighe

Detroit, MI
twitter | TransNerdFeminist

Maggie

Dear Queer Diary
twitter

Morgan Collado

twitter

Raquel Willis

twitter | website

Savannah

website | twitter

Sarah Hansen

twitter

Rose Bridges

twitter | website

Mal Blum

website

Malaika Aleba

website

Morgan McCormick

twitter | website

Robin Yang

San Francisco, CA
twitter | tumblr | instagram

Sarah Fonseca

twitter

Sindu

website | tumblr | twitter

Stephanie Goldfarb

twitter | website

Taylor

Technostraddle Founder
twitter

Vanessa Friedman

twitter | website

Varina Jones

twitter

Vikki

Television
website

Vivian

twitter

Whitney Pow

twitter | website

Community:

Kaylah

Mod
kaylah[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | tumblr

A-Camp:

Visit a.-camp.org for more about our camp team.

Riese Bernard

A-Camp Founder
riese[at]autostraddle.com | twitter | instagram | website

Kristin Russo

A-Camp Co-Director
kristin [at] autostraddle.com | website

Marni Kellison

A-Camp Co-Director
marni[at]autostraddle.com

Carly

A-Camp Special Programming Director

Content Partners

Sometimes we republish content from these sites, and vice versa, because we all love each other.

Bkyln Boihood

website

Jezebel

website

Dapper Q

Fashion/Style
website

Elixher

website