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Editor’s Notes: On 2021’s 13 Days of A+

The 13 Days of A+ came from all of us, last year, wanting to show you our gratitude for literally keeping the lights on at Autostraddle HQ. (In this case, HQ is a group of queers who all agree to log onto the internet and work toward the same goals, and the "lights" you are keeping on are our computer screens.) Why 13? Riese came up with that because it's Christmas plus the Devil, so there you go!

As it's only the second year round of a totally made up but super fun concept, we decided to try something a little different. Same gratitude for you all making sure this indie queer website can keep doing our work, slightly different content. Sally pitched this outrageous time-jumping puzzle series and we built most of the 13 Days this year ar...

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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. They live in Pittsburgh with their partner, Sadie. They are also a gardener, project queer, witchy/wizardly human and are currently mourning their lovely senior rescue dog. Nico is also haunted. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram as @nknhall.

Nico has written 147 articles for us.