Mey Valdivia Rude is a writer, consultant, speaker, trans woman, Latina, and pop culture aficionado based in Los Angeles. You can find her writing at, Autostraddle, Remezcla, OUT, and many other places.

    For the last three years she has guided the transgender content at the GLAAD Award winning website as the site’s Trans Editor. She’s known for queer comics column Drawn to Comics, her writing and speaking on trans and Latinx representation, especially in all-ages media and comics, writing and speaking about movies, music and other pop culture and occasionally writing about fashion, furries and dinosaurs.