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Natalie Josef

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Natalie Josef

<p>A native of Virginia, Natalie Josef is an editor, writer, and musician. She has a BA in English from James Madison University and an MA in Women's Studies from the University of Arizona. A double Capricorn and grammar freak, she cannot stomach spelling errors, inappropriate uses of your and you're, and improper punctuation. Her likes include biking, cool sneakers, chocolate milk, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and tattoos. Her passion is composing classical music on the piano and guitar. In her spare time, you can find her reading, playing soccer, and watching cartoons. Natalie has visited forty-two U.S. states and is ridiculously happy living in San Francisco.</p> &lt;!--Session data--> <div>&nbsp;</div>

Stories by Natalie Josef

I once dated this woman, and for some reason, whenever we got near water, something terrible happened. I love the water, so did she, yet every time...
I grew up in the South, where race is deeply rooted in history and everyday life. The man my mother married uses the n-word as much as some people...
I first met Amy when I was working at an arts college in 2000. For months, I had been the only lesbian in the office, and then one day Amy showed up...
I was newly sixteen the first time I heard the Indigo Girls. My friend played me “Closer to Fine” and it caught my interest. I listened...
Life can throw you the biggest curveballs sometimes. You think something is black, and then damn if the next day doesn’t make it white. I have...
I was watching an episode of South Park the other night. One of the characters, Mrs. Garrison, was fed up with men and decided to become a lesbian....
Last week, I had a friend visit me from Virginia. Since it was her first visit to the Bay Area, I wanted to give her a truly authentic experience. We...
Besides the Apple iPhone that should be out in June 2007, there has been no other Apple product so anticipated as the Apple TV that came out in March...
What’s Your Green Beauty Routine? When you squeeze that shampoo in the morning or apply the face cream at night, do you ever think about what...
I, and I am pretty sure you, have heard of Suze Orman before. She’s the woman who talks about money and financial planning on Larry King and...
When I was sixteen, I knew for certain that I would never get married. I had just broken up with my boyfriend of two years, I was playing music, I...
I like tattoos. I always have—I used to draw them on myself when I was in middle school—and I will probably never stop getting them....
When I was in college and even through most of grad school, I was all about feminism. Being a good student was important to me, so I devoured...
Favorite Authors and Books Christopher Moore A Dirty Job, Lamb (So, so funny he is, much of his work centers in San Francisco) Jeanette Winterson...
I’m coming up on the fifth anniversary of my best friend’s suicide, and I realized today that I have never talked about it, much less...

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