The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 28, October 2016

Letter From Your Editors
Hello babypops!

It's November now instead of October, because this month did not entirely go as planned. It's cool though, everything's cool, we're all okay, I'm back on track, and look how cute everybody looked on Halloween!!!

1st row: Sarah Hansen, Audrey, Sadie, Alyssa, Dickens, baby Remi, Dufrau2nd row: Sam, Carrie (with Keely), Carly, Yvonne, Cameron and Riese, Laneia3rd row: Lizz Rubin (with Chrissie), Robin, Valerie, Chelsey (with Erin), Rachel, Jenny & Kristin4th row: Molly, Kaylah, Mey, Liz Castle, Cecelia, Alaina, Carolyn (with Shannon)

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Riese is the 39-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of as well as an award-winning writer, blogger, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker 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 2946 articles for us.