Reese Piper

Reese Piper is a pen name for a writer and stripper living in New York. She’s a staff writer at the Autistic Women and Non-Binary Network where she explores the unique ways autism intersects with gender. Her essays and reporting have featured in Establishment, Upworthy, VICE, The Metro, New Orleans Advocate, and BUST. Over the past year, she’s become a fierce advocate for sex worker rights. She’s danced around the world and doesn’t plan on leaving the industry anytime soon.

Stories By Reese Piper

Secret Life of an Autistic Stripper

I've always had trouble reading social cues, but in the strip club, where rules and roles are crystal clear, I finally learned to connect.