Meet The Team

Senior Staff

Marie (Riese) Bernard

Co-Founder / CEO / CFO
Los Angeles, CA

Carmen Phillips

Editor in Chief
Detroit, MI

Anya Richkind

Director of Brand Partnerships
Brooklyn, NY

Nicole Hall

A+ & Fundraising Director
Pittsburgh, PA

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Managing Editor
Miami, FL

Heather Hogan

Senior Writer + Editor
New York, NY

Vivienne Le

Art Director
Albuquerque, NM

Laneia Jones

Director of Operations
Phoenix, AZ

Tech

Tracy Levesque

Co-owner/Co-Founder YIKES, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

Subject Editors

Ro White

Sex & Dating Editor
Chicago, IL

Shelli Nicole

Culture Editor
Chicago, IL

Vanessa Friedman

Community Editor
Portland, OR

Xoài Pham

Trans Subject Editor
Brooklyn, NY

Staff Writers

Abeni Jones

Oakland, CA

Amari Gaiter

New York, NY

Analyssa

Los Angeles, CA

Christina Tucker

Philadelphia, PA

Dani Janae

Pittsburgh, PA

Drew Gregory

Los Angeles, CA

Em Win

North Hollywood, CA

Himani

Jersey City, NJ

Jehan Roberson

New York City, NY

KaeLyn Rich

Rochester, NY

Meg Jones Wall

New York, NY

Natalie Duggins

Raleigh, NC

Valerie Anne

Astoria, NY

Yash Canter

Portland, OR

Visual:

Dickens

Cartoonist
Fresno, CA

Yao Xiao

Cartoonist
New York, NY

Support:

Bren

Editorial Assistant
Florida