Girl-on-Gallery: Autostraddle Pride Parade

Along with a hearty crew of gay bloggers spearheaded by Father Tony, Autostraddle.com marched with the Gay Bloggers & Digital Activists group in the 2009 New York City Pride Parade, swiftly balancing the gender divide with (almost) its entire intern army. Other lady-marchers were Grace of Grace the Spot and Brenda of Curly McDimple!

Watch as we wait three hours for our section to start marching, lose a few team members, and then valiantly march for a really really long time! ‘Til we got to Union Square when we had to cut out to go get ready for Rodeo Disco. A fun and pridey time was had by all, and we even got tiny little tans.


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Riese is the 40-year-old Co-Founder and CEO 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 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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