The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 50, October 2018

Letter From Your Editors
Hello pumpkins!

Well, it's been 97 years since last we spoke to you in an A+ Insider, since every day lasts three years now. Happy Halloween by the way, here are some costumes we wore in the past that we're still pretty stoked about:

1st row: Stef (Courtney Love), KaeLyn (hippie), Carmen (Tinkerbell), Siobhan (The Morrigan), Laneia (Wednesday Addams), Alexis (ghost), Heather (Karate Kid)2nd row: Valerie Anne (Snow White), Casey (Princess), Vanessa (Miss Piggy), Riese (Sexy Robin Hood), Molly P (old man), Kayla (witch)3rd row: Rachel (librarian), Al (dad), Raquel (Velma), Sarah (Army gal), Carrie (punk), Yvonne (Selena)

We have some news! (This is the bittersweet announcement referenced in last week's Autostraddle Weekly, btw, for everyone worrying about that.) We'll soon be sharing this information with the entire website, but for now we're just telling you. Yvonne Marquez joined the Autostraddle team in 2013, when she was only 22 and had recently fin...

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Riese is the 37-year-old CEO, CFO and Editor-in-Chief of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, blogger, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker, low-key Jewish power lesbian and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and then headed West. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image & Other Hazards Of Being Female," 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. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

Riese has written 2828 articles for us.