The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 22, April 2016

Letter From Your Editors
Hello lemon rice soup it's a very rainy Friday here in Michigan and this is your very very special Autostraddle Insider! As you may have heard, I recently acquired a dog named Fancy, and our Sexy Editor Carolyn Yates also just got herself an adorable puppy, making it high time for us to give you a collage featuring us and our dogs / cats / birds / stuffed animals / etc.

1st row: Maddie, Chelsey, Yvonne, Erin, Alaina, Aisha, Laura M2nd row: Laneia, KaeLyn, Karly, Maree, Aja, Isabel, Nikki3rd row: Kayla, Riese, Stef, Audrey, Rachel, Carrie, Ali4th row: Yao, Heather, Alex, Carmen, Mey, Carolyn, Raquel

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Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of 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.

Riese has written 3074 articles for us.