The Autostraddle Insider: Issue 77, February 2021

Letter From Your Editors
And just like that, February is over!

Why, hello there! Our theme this month was “did you take a photo of yourself? Great! Come as you are!” And look at all these gorgeous, brave humans, making their way through the world. We’re glad to have you here, reading this letter. Thanks for coming as YOU are, too.

1st: Heather // Drew // Dani // Meg // Kayla // Stef2nd: Sarah // Sally // Nicole // Adrian // Rachel // Carmen

Do you remember last month, when I made the vague promises of “we have been working day-and-night for a lot of exciting things to come!” WELL MY FRIENDS, here we are only one month later and we are already over 2/3rds of the way through our fundraiser goal! And because the Coronavirus continues to wreck cruel havoc on all our finances (and I’m not just talking about the website here, I know that so many of us are personally struggling and it feels sometimes as if this weight just cannot be lifted) — this was our largest fundraiser goal to ...

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Carmen is Autostraddle's Editor-in-Chief and a Black Puerto Rican femme/inist writer. She claims many past homes, but left the largest parts of her heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There were several years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a copy of James Baldwin’s “Fire Next Time” under her pillow. You can find her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.

Carmen has written 361 articles for us.