It’s Riese’s Birthday and I’m Hijacking the Feature Graphic


This one’s from bcw!


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Cofounder and Design Director of Autostraddle. Professional web/graphic designer. Whiskey enthusiast. Drumming hobbyist. A past speaker at the 2010 BlogHer Conference ("Good Blog Design: The Role of Layout in an Online Medium"), 2013 Salon LGBTQ Conference ("Innovative Best Practices for Brand-Blogger Campaigns") and featured in the Los Angeles Edition of Refinery29's 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-owns and manages Tully's Training, a dog training company in Los Angeles. Twitter: @a_ex Instagram: alexxxvegaaa

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  1. I’m drinking a lot of wine and tequilla and mojito because it’s your b-day. Cheers, on your birthday!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY godess of awesomness and revolution!

  2. I can’t believe my birthday wish was made into a graphic! That made my day! :) (Thanks Alex!)
    Riese, make sure Tinkerbell shares some of her vodka tonic! :)

  3. Thank you guys for all the birthday wishes! I am so happy to be valiantly marching one year closer to death!

  4. happy birthday riese! i was going to wish you sunglasses and glitter and a shiny bottle of jack daniels but bcw already took care of it! three cheers for teamwork and for riese!

  5. I know I’ve only commented once or twice but I am here to wish you, Riese, a Happy Birthday! Hope you had an awesome day. :)

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