Our Ladies

Becky Harrison

Becky Harrison Contributor PhotoCertified klutz, free spirited, go-get-em goof ball. Loves writing poetry and the beach. Strong believer in bucket lists.

Molly Geoghegan 

Molly Geoghegan Contributor PhotoDedicated savory brunch fan and lover of all things French and film. Her only regrets are that she never knows the lyrics to songs and will always remain a Muggle. A true grandma at heart. Twitter: @Polly_Maggoo11

Kara Crutcher

Guest-Contributor-Kara-CrutcherKFC. Barefoot walking, music playing heroine enthusiast. Loves all things yellow, uncontrollable laughter, staying up to watch the sunrise, travel, and tacos. UPenn alum, Chitown native, trying to be a citizen of the world.

Twitter: @eyeheartchi

Sahar Dika

Contributor Photo for Sahar Dika Actress In Chicago

Actress. Singer. Writer. Certified manicure junkie. Chips and salsa enthusiast. Will dance for film and food. Bedtimes are for babies. Mine is 10PM.
Twitter: @Sahar_Dika

Brandy Lewis


23-year-old with a 55-year-old soul, trapped in an 80-year-old body still trying to figure it out. Music Junkie. Wannabe fashionista. Enjoys sharing her handicap perks with her friends and family.

Megan Cox

Megan Cox Contributor PhotoEast Coast woman living in a West Coast city. Sometimes writer, and habitual ruckus causer. Enjoys traveling, history, music, cinema, literature, hockey, and beverages that are warm.

Katie Simpson

Katie Simpson Bio

Can’t leave her house without a camera, pen, and notebook. Committed journaler, sometimes doodler. Dreams of being a cat lady someday.

Sarah Muzzillo

Sarah-Muzzillo-ContributorWriter. Feminist. Student. Lover of Harry Potter, Gilmore Girls, and iced coffee.

Katharine Donohoe

Katharine-Donohoe-ContributorLives and works in Virginia. She (sometimes) has very little chill but enjoys the simple things like GChat, Trader Joe’s frozen snacks, and listening to a healthy amount of podcasts.

Lisa Hooper


Book, TV, & movie enthusiast. Stuck in a ‘beginners guide to running’ cycle of fitness. The type of person who has a face for hats but has never actually bought one. Opposed to flying but ultimate dreamer of traveling. 

Marissa De La Cerda

imageedit_7_2523863416Fast talking, film loving Latina with a deep abiding love for pugs, Queen, and screenwriting. Striving to speak, verbally and visually, for those who have been silenced by different systems of oppression. 

 Leila Mustafa

untitled-designWill get into a street fight and cry to a Coke commercial in the same hour.

Hannah Nobbe

Contributor-Photo-Hannah-NobbeSelf-proclaimed Riot Grrl with an affinity for lipstick, spaghetti, and all things velvet.
Twitter : @hnobbe

Lindsay O’Keefe

lindsay_bioBorn and raised Iowan who recently moved to DC to, hopefully, pursue a career in social justice. Still finding my way but I know I will find it eventually. I have seen every episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Charmed at least 12 times each and I am a huge musical junkie who loves to read sci-fi and fantasy novels.

Caitlin Zaugg

Caitlin-Zaugg-Contributor-PhotoUsually found quoting movies and laughing at her own jokes. Very good at pretending her life is not a total mess. Always oversharing about her non-existent love life on her personal website, Watch Cait Go

 Thuc Nguyen

Thuc Nguyen Obvi We're The Ladies ContributorThuc Doan Nguyen lives in Los Angeles where she runs TheBitchPack.com and writes for The Toni Lahren Show (don’t worry- it’s a one-letter off parody). Thuc believes that women’s voices and the power of storytelling can change lives and society. Twitter: @biatchpack

Mimi Haze

Mimi-Haze-Contributor-PhotoWriter. Lover. Feminist. Proud Fatty. If “Netflix and chill” was a profession, I’d be all over that shit.

Twitter: @miryamdelirium

Courtney LeBlanc

Courtney LeBlancThe author of chapbooks Siamese Sisters and All in the Family (Bottlecap Press) and an MFA candidate at Queens University of Charlotte. he loves nail polish, wine, and tattoos. Read her blog at www.wordperv.com. Twitter: @wordperv 

Kathleen Katsikeas

Kathleeen Katsikeas Contributor PhotoSober psychic yogi; Mother of Cats; lover of Riot Grrrl, Battle Star Galactica, bubble teas, and all things French.

Kaitlin Olivero 

Kaitlin Olivero Contributor PhotoCurly haired, art lovin’, loud talkin’, gal who’s twenty-something and ruthless. Most likely to become a Museum Director and to shop literally til she drops.
Twitter: @KaitOlivero

Ashlynn Powell

Ashlynn Powell Contributor PhotoAvid reader and aspiring writer. Firm believer in honesty and random acts of kindness. Will most definitely be an ancient dog lady in her later years and is totally owning it. Many have said she’s a senior citizen trapped in a young woman’s body (they are not wrong).

Glenna Schubert

imageedit_2_5263028375-copyHawaiian-bred, DC educated, Florida voter and a Coca-Cola and cinnamon roll enthusiast. She is an avid fan of F. Scott Fitzgerald, deep tissue massages, and writing about women’s daily lives. You can find more of her musings on her website glennalynne.com or on twitter @glennalynne

Rachel Hensold

Rachel Hensold Contributor
Mac and cheese loving, impatient, emerging free-spirited social butterfly, and five-time proud auntie learning to fall in love with my own imperfections through stubbornness and kindness. Forever trying to find balance in a world where my feels are too much, but my strength is too fierce.

Rachel Mandel

Rachel Mandel Contributor PhotoA graduate student and naturalist who hopes to help elementary students stay true to their creativity. She lives happily in her home, Chicago.

Genny Glassman

Genny-GlassmanA writer from the home of the $5 latte, Brooklyn, NY. Genny would like to consider herself a Poehleroid (aka a big fan of Amy Poehler). Genny writes about feminism, plus-size fashion, and TV shows on her personal website,  ohemgennygee.com.

Heather Marter

Heather Marter - Obvi ContributorStrategic Designer, Graduate student and avid day-dreamer with a love of art, wandering to new places and whiskey.

Megan Convey 

Megan Convey - Artist In Residence -Contributor PhotoArtist, feminist, yogi, lover, fighter, free spirited Irish-Puerto Rican chick whose ginger carpet definitely matches the drapes.

Alysa Auriemma

Alysa-Auriemma-ContributorAdjunct English professor and freelance writer. Her work has been published in Playbill, The Mary Sue, Hello Giggles, and Upworthy. She is currently working on several fiction projects. When she’s not working at a desk, she’s debating what color to dye her hair next, singing on stage in community theatre productions, or playing with her three nephews.

Hannah Bollman

Rihanna worshipper, girl band enthusiast, drinker of thousands PBRs, Brady Bunch savant. Shouts into the twitter void at @hannahbomana