A Note From The Senior Editors: Yesterday, this post and its survey were published on this website, and, due to various miscommunications within the Senior Editors Team and it being a day off for our Editor-in-Chief, it was published without going through the traditional Autostraddle Survey screening process. That process usually involves Riese (aforementioned EIC) looking through it and editing it, often a resident scientist with research experience looking at it, and then 3+ team members taking it and giving feedback. None of that was done this time. We messed up and did not set Nora up for success! Which is awful because Nora is so great and this project is so exciting! We are so very sorry!
When Riese returned to the world at 1am and saw a survey-related post had been published without going through those channels of approval, we chose to take the post down until the survey and post had been edited.
All comments on this post prior to August 3rd reference the original post and survey. Presently, the body of this post and the survey it links to are an edited version of the original. If you took the original and you’ve got the time to take this new one too, that would be great!
We’re in the very preliminary stages of possibly putting together an online storefront of thrifted & secondhand clothes to fill various voids in the present market. This survey is intended to help us in this project!
Typically, Autostraddle Reader Surveys exist for one or both of the following reasons: 1. To gather data about the queer community for research purposes consequently shared in Autostraddle posts, 2. To gather data about Autostraddle readers in order to help us plan content for Autostraddle Readers.
This survey isn’t like those other surveys! Info from this survey could definitely be useful for content planning and maybe even a listling, but that’s it’s off-label usage, not its mandated and FDA-approved intention.
For this survey, we’re asking about your personal style, your shopping habits, and more. Are you more Annie Clark or Lena Waithe? Petite or extra tall? An online shopper or strictly IRL?
Whatever the case, take the Autostraddle Reader Style Survey by next Friday, August 11th and let us know what’s up! Thanks, love you, bye!