Gabby Rivera is a writer, youth mentor, and editor of queer/trans POC content for Autostraddle. She works as an educator and manager of youth programming for GLSEN. Her short stories and poems have been published in various anthologies such as the Lambda-Award-winning Portland Queer: Tales from the Rose City, OMG I'm Gay, a 'zine for queer youth, and The Best of Panic! En Vivo from the East Village. Her writing and queer perspective have been featured on PBS, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, DapperQ, and at her family's dinner table over black beans and rice. Gabby's first novel is set to be published at the end of 2015.