A+ Birthday Roundtable: For All The Stories We Wrote Because We Knew We Could

Hello! Seven years ago today, Jenny died and Autostraddle got born. Much like I do to my mother every year, I forgot it was our birthday today until yesterday, but that hasn't stopped us from putting together a somewhat ambitious plan for posts commemorating the occasion. Like this one, right here! This is a roundtable wherein many Autostraddle team members reflect on stuff they've written and talk about stuff they've yet to write. We are certain this will be fun for the whole damn family.

Birthdays are obviously ripe for reflection on where we've been and where we're going.

Rachel celebrates Autostraddle's 7th birthday

Regrets, We Have A Few
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Riese

Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, video-maker, LGBTQ+ Marketing consultant and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and now lives in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in nine books, magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. She's Jewish and has a cute dog named Carol. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

Riese has written 3181 articles for us.