Editor’s Notes: 13 Days of A+ and the SHAME Series

I feel like every year, things get so chaotic at the end for the membership department that my plans for the 13 Days of A+ always go a little off the rails. This year, you might have noticed that we had to abandon the idea that we'd be able to do 13 consecutive days of A+ (now AF+) content. Chalk it up to Mercury Retrograde, working with a newly merged team to launch an app reader, all of us being burnt out by the end of whatever the heck 2023 was — but whatever it is, I don't want to dwell on it, because we did in fact have some lovely things happen.

First of all, to those who came out to the pop-up Discord server — including all the wonderful people who joined Drew Burnett Gregory for the Carol watch-a-long that opened the server — it ...

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Nico Hall

Nico Hall is Autostraddle's A+ and Fundraising Director, and has been fundraising and working in the arts and nonprofit sector for over a decade. They write nonfiction and personal essays and are currently at work on a queer fiction novel and podcasts. They live in Pittsburgh. Nico is also haunted. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram as @nknhall.

Nico has written 216 articles for us.