The Autostraddle Insider: Issue Fifteen, September 2015

Letter From Your Editors
Hello Pioneers!

Welcome to the 15th edition of everybody's favorite insider newsletter and deer-gazette created by Autostraddle, for Autostraddlers. This month has really flown by and been so busy that I accidentally ordered "tidbits" instead of "timbits" at Tim Horton's. The good news is that I finally got through to East Bay Municipal Utility District to get my name off the water bill for my old apartment, so if you were up all night worried about that, worry no more!

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Riese is the 40-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of 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 California. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image & Other Hazards Of Being Female," 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. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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