The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 37, July 2017

Letter From Your Editors
Hello Pear Polenta Tarts!

Laneia was pleased with herself for last month's "send me a picture of yourself today" collage so we decided to do it again. Please note that Laneia's picture here is a classic and belongs on the cover of Laneia's memoir, She Did What She Could.

So much team!! // 1st row: Heather H., Nora, Lucy, Kayla (and Paulson), Heather D., Neesha // 2nd row: Tiara, Sarah, Valerie, Alaina, Stef, Rachel // 3rd row: KaeLyn (and Waffle), Raquel, Laneia, Carolyn and Carrie, Audrey (and Aida), Erin, Mey, Laura // Nikki, Faith, Casey, Jenna, Riese (and Speegz)

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