The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 32, February 2017

Letter From Your Editors

Look, this is us, seeing red (and pink), just like the classic Uh Huh Her song "Seeing Red":

1st Row: Alaina, Stef, Valerie, Carolyn & Shannon, Molly, Aisha2nd Row: Raquel, Casey, Kayla, Rachel, Crystal, Molly3rd Row: Carrie, Beth, Erin, Nikki, Riese, Mey4th Row: Heather Hogan, Siobhan, Ali, Laura, Heather Davidson, Laneia

Every day hurls another fresh danger into the light, every day we wonder is this it, every day we do our best to get up and get through it and maybe build some light of our own. Also; every day we feel stressed about our current lack of a Fashion/Style/Beauty editor. We're gonna fix that soon. Keep you...

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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.