Autostraddle Insider: Issue Twelve, June 2015

Letter From Your Editor
Hello books I don't want to return to the library! Welcome to another thrilling edition of The Insider, a tiny community newsletter about how I'm scared I'll never be a real grown-up if I can't figure out how to start conversations with other human beings. Anyhow, this month we all watched Orange is the New Black:

Top row, L to R: Riese, Brittani, Heather, Vial of Piper’s white girl tears, Aja drinking Piper’s white girl tears, Audrey, Yao Middle row, L to R: Robin, Alley, Lizz, Stef, KaeLyn, Maddie, Hannah Bottom row, L to R: Chelsey, Carmen, Mari, Gabby and Laura watching Alex Vause together via the internet, Lydia, Rachel, Yvonne

And that's how that went. Seriously though, look at how amazing Kaelyn is, and also Yvonne is SO MAD. Yvonne is very mad about Season Three.

Well, A-Camp was incredible, y'all. Everybody blew me away — campers, staff, talent and Bonecrusher. We work so hard leading up to camp — prepping for camp is like a job on top of a jo...

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Riese

Riese is the 39-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, blogger, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and then headed West. 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.

Riese has written 2909 articles for us.