The Autostraddle Insider: Issue Seven, January 2015

Letter From Your Editors
Hello Skippers!

It's January, a fine month for black ice and winter premieres of television shows! This month's photo theme was "your most ambitious selfie." Good job, everybody!

1st row, L to R: Brittani, Carmen, Carolyn, KaeLyn, Rachel 2nd row, L to R: Mey, the first picture Riese took with a digital camera, Nikki, Mari 3rd row, L to R: Stef with Amy Winehous, Laneia, Heather, Cecelia, Chelsey 4th row: Crystal, Audrey, Yvonne, Maddie

Well! Welcome back to The Autostraddle Insider, your #1 source for conversations about whether or not Burt's Bees Hand Salve doubles as chapstick. This past month has been super weird and full of une...

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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 3211 articles for us.