The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 46, May / June 2018

Letter From Your Editors

Hello Beach Bodies!

Well, it's Pride Month! I hope you celebrated with Hayley Kiyoko. These weirdos are very proud of their faces:

1st: Vanessa, Heather, Carrie + Keely, Yvonne, Riese + Carol //2nd: Casey + A Person, Valerie, Jenna + Flapjack, Molly, Audrey + Wynn //3rd: Rachel + Momo, Carolyn, Laneia + Megan, Carmen, Sarah

The transition from A-Camp straight into Pride Month — which is also usually when we have our Senior Staff retreat — is always a wild one. The sun's out and we're hyped on community and everything feels so frantic and alive and sometimes that excitement comes wrapped up in panic... will this last? how do I keep this? wi...

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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.