Meredith Talusan is an award-winning journalist and author who has written features, essays, and opinion pieces for many publications, including The Guardian, The Atlantic, VICE, Matter, Backchannel, The Nation, Mic, BuzzFeed News, and the American Prospect. She received the 2017 GLAAD Media and Deadline Awards and is a contributor to Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America. She lives in New York City.