The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 56, April 2019

Letter From Your Editors
Hello Sweet Little Figs!

This month Laneia asked us all to take pictures with our favorite fruit but I didn't have time to go get raspberries so I just took a picture with a smoothie? I don't know what everybody else's journey was but this was mine.

1st row: Molly // Rachel // Stef // Valerie Anne // Carrie // Laneia2nd row: Riese // Mika // Heather // Al(aina)3rd row: Vanessa // Sarah // KaeLyn // Carmen

Ah my friends! Here we are again at the conclusion of yet another month, pushing this Insider out into the world at the last possible moment, me reflecting on things we said we were going to do but didn't do while saying new thing...

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Riese

Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of Autostraddle.com 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 3184 articles for us.