The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 30, December 2016

Letter From Your Editors
Hello Friends!

Well, here we are. 2016 is coming to a triumphant close, and 2017's inevitable house of horrors lurks just around the riverbend. Isn't it nice to all be here together during this wonderful holiday season?

1st row: Cee's frozen rose, Cee's homemade wreath, Isa's ornament, Carmen's decorations, Sarah's tree and cat, Jen Deerinwater's time at Standing Rock // 2nd row: Cecelia and Mey in cold NY, Carrie's outdoor lights, Laneia's tree, Riese's snowgal, Casey's light installation, Yvonne and her tree // 3rd row: Nikki's tree, Alaina's sleeping babe, KaeLyn's dino meets Santa, Sinclair's frosty leaves, Stef's questionable socks, Audrey's leg lamp, Maree's wreath // 4th row: Laura found a waffle cabin, Cee's cat Tucker in the snow, Rachel in the snow, Heather with her sister and nephew at Rockefeller Center, Raquel's visitor, Erin's new friend

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Riese

Riese is the 39-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of Autostraddle.com 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 2910 articles for us.