Riese’s Team Pick: 2010 in Photos – The Big Picture

The Boston Globe has assembled a stunning 120-photo retrospective of mostly totally horrifying tragic things that happened this year (e.g., The Oil Spill, Haiti Earthquake) and also some beautiful things that happened this year and these photographs are really f*cking amazing, whether they’re reminding you of beautiful things or reminding you of massive natural disasters of epic proportions that should make you feel lucky just to be alive and sitting on a computer machine. It’s in three parts: One, Two, Three.

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Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder 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 Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in nine books, 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. She's Jewish and has a cute dog named Carol. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. I’m writing a dumb paper that is already a week late and this was a fun/depressing/captivating way of procrastinating. Thank you!

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