2019 By the Numbers: An A+ Member Exclusive

Hello and welcome to your annual report chock-full of numbers and images that represent those numbers! Since 2016 we've been providing this information to our beloved A+ members. We did it in 2017 and then I did it in 2018 and then, believe it or not, I did it again — in 2019. Now, it's 2020, a year that so far has been not especially great, but you know what, at least we're all this together.

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Who Wrote What
Well, it finally happened: Heather officially beat me, after so many years of us being neck-to-neck!! However, both of us wrote more posts in total than we did last year (Iast year I came in at 165 and Heather at 148). There's also a bigger difference in number of posts written between the perpetual top 2 and the remainder of the list — last year the ...

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Marie Lyn Bernard, aka Riese, is an award-winning writer, blogger, journalist, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in the midwest, lost her mind in New York City and is currently making it work in California. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better, The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image and The Hazards of Being Female," "Dirty Girls," and "The Best American Erotica of 2007," magazines including Nylon, Marie Claire, GO, Curve, Interlude, and CollegeBound, and all over the web including nerve.com, Jezebel, Queerty, Emily Books and OurChart (RIP). She was the recapper for The L Word Online and host of Showtime’s Lezberado and her personal blog has earned many dubious honors including Best Personal Blog 2008. Riese has spoken about blogging, community-building, feminism, cyberculture and sexuality at places like BlogHer, Yale, New York University, The University of Chicago and The Museum of Sex. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy and The Olive Garden's week-long training intensive; she enjoys eating foods, having big ideas, reading books & talking to her stuffed dog, Tinkerbell. Also, she's Jewish. Follow her smokin’ hot adventures on twitter. Contact: riese[at]autostraddle.com

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