Niko Stratis is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in outlets like SPIN, Bitch, Xtra, Catapult, Autostraddle and more. Her work primarily focuses on culture, the 1990s, queer/trans identity and as often as possible where all those ideas intersect. She’s been twice nominated for a Digital Publishing Award in the best person essay category. She wrote that piece about Jackass that you liked and also the Gin Blossoms one. She is also the creator and host of V/A Club, a podcast about movie soundtracks. Niko lives in downtown Toronto with her fiancé and their dog and 2 cats. She is a cancer.