The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 31, January 2017

Letter From Your Editors

Look, it's a new year! This month's collage theme is "new year, new ____." Here are some pictures of us with new things!

1st row: Molly Priddy (hats), Raquel (glasses), Erin (friends), Cee (blonde hair), Audrey (organization system) 2nd row: Heather (shoes), Carrie (pants), Maree (table), Laura (apartment), Stef (bangs) 3rd row: Aisha (trip to Flagstaff), Mey (sexuality), KaeLyn (lip stain), Rachel (cat toy), Riese (roommate) 4th row: Kayla (jacket), Alaina (boots), Valerie Anne (queer hair), Laneia (house plants), Sam (kicks)

Where do I begin/end. What can I say/do. I don't know. Literally no...

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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.

Riese has written 3199 articles for us.