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Alaina is a white genderqueer woman with long colorful hair pictured here standing outside in front of some greenery, wearing a dress with colorful books all over it.
United States
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Alaina Leary is an editor, social media manager, and activist. She has an MA in publishing and writing from Emerson College, and a BA in journalism and professional writing from Westfield State University. She is currently the communications manager for We Need Diverse Books and an editor at Equally Wed Magazine. Her work has been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Glamour, Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Allure, Narratively, The Rumpus, Marie Claire, and more.
Media, Pop Culture, Books, Film, Television, Fiction, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, Education, Americans with Disabilities Act, Feminism, LGBQT, Disability, Sexuality
Source, Personal Essays, Opinion Editorial, Reported Features, Essays, Criticism, Editing, Sensitivity Reading, Podcast Appearances
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