The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 42, January 2018

Letter From Your Editors

Hello Lesbian Style Icons!

Welcome to another month on this planet! In some parts of the planet, it's really cold. In other parts.... it's not so cold! Well, either way, here's how the handle the weather:

1st: Carmen, Vanessa, Kayla, Audrey2nd: Riese, Heather, Raquel, AE

1st: Tiara, Carrie, KaeLyn, Erin2nd: Casey, Yvonne, Rachel, Laneia

FTR the best way for me to stay warm is to wrap myself in the love I feel for all of you. Anyhow.

If you read my post on Queer TV in 2017 you're aware that things are looking up in that specific department, and we're so ready fo...

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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 3198 articles for us.