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Christianna sat down with Samantha Allen to chat about media, her forthcoming book Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States, and, of course, drag queens.




Welcome to our maiden voyage into yet another space by which we’ll completely define our own self-worth!! 

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but first, lower your expectations


Christianna Silva

Christianna is an associate editor at PHOENIX magazine and freelance writer with bylines at Teen Vogue, VICE News, Newsweek, NPR, FiveThirtyEight, The Arizona Daily Star, and Bottle Magazine. She, predictably, has a Very Good cat.

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Danny Nett

Danny is an engagement editor, occasional reporter, and resident Ariana gay at NPR in Washington. He, surprisingly, has a Very Good German shepherd that really hates Christianna.

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