The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 26, August 2016

Letter From Your Editors
Hello!

This month Laneia said we should give her a picture of ourselves playing "our favorite game." I got a little stressed about not owning a picture of myself playing Scattergories and apparently I was not the only staff member who felt this task was too overwhelming. Is Laneia playing Hide-and-Go-Seek? I don't know. Who knows anything anymore, you know?

DOES NO ONE ENJOY PLAYING WITH THINGS?? 1st Row: Alaina's Cat, Laneia, Laura M., Carrie, KaeLyn 2nd Row: Stef, Nikki, Heather, Erin, Rachel

WAIT I GET IT, LANEIA IS PLAYING HER FAVORITE RECORD!!!

Anyhow, what a relaxing month we've had here, enjoying our safe space surrounded by unicorns, cupcakes and queers JUST KIDDING this month a post we wrote about screwing up earned ourselves a spot on the radar of some of the internet's worst human beings, including Reddit Reverse Racism Truthers and the fine folks over at neo-conservative racist misogynist Trump-stumping website Brietbart. We got a lot o...

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Riese is the 38-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, blogger, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker, low-key Jewish power lesbian and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and then headed West. 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 2836 articles for us.