Alaina Leary

Alaina Leary is an editor, activist, and publishing glitter queen from Boston, Massachusetts. She lives with her girlfriend and their two literary cats, Blue and Gansey.

Stories By Alaina Leary

“Coming Out” as Face Blind

What it’s like to live with a disorder that means sometimes I can’t even recognize my own family members—and why I’m not keeping it a secret any longer.

I Changed My Name After I Was Raped

After a serious trauma, some survivors find comfort and empowerment by creating a new identity.