The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 29, November 2016

Letter From Your Editors

Welp. If we're being honest AND WE ARE, life is kinda the worst right now. Perhaps it is for you as well! Regardless of what's happening in your personal life, though, if you're a human with a soul, you're likely a bit worried about the future of the United States of America and maybe also the world? Because Donald Trump is our president-elect. And Mike Pence! Is gonna be like, running the country. How about that guy, eh? Man, what a hero. Here's us doing things to take care of ourselves 'cause lawd knows nobody else is gonna:

1st row: Casey (hikes), Beth (takes to sea), Audrey + Wynn (buy greens), Carrie ...

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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 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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