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I’m a Shorty Award-nominated writer, editor, and multimedia storyteller based in Brooklyn.

I cover arts and entertainment, astrology, and LGBTQ culture. I’m currently an Associate Editor at Logo/NewNowNext, and I’ve written for outlets like MTV News, Apartment Therapy, and Vice. I also write a biweekly newsletter called Talk to Me About Astrology. Drop me a line at samantha.manzella@gmail.com.

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In recent years, cultural critic Sam Manzella pointed out in a dive for Logo’s NewNowNext that paralleling the rise of iced coffee has been its ingrainment in the queer community, writing, somewhat tongue-in-cheekily that today the drink has become to “the queer community what pinot grigio is to suburban wine moms”.

What’s the Deal With Ordering Iced Coffee in the Winter?, Smithsonian