Emma Banks

writer | reporter | brand strategist | human 

Work Cont’d

These Queer People Couldn’t Find Clothes That Fit -- So They Made Their Own

The DIY ethos has always been central to the LGBTQ community, especially when it comes to fashion.

[for Rewire]

July 2021

The Precious, Precarious Work of Queer Archiving in the Pacific Northwest

Local legacy-keepers are working to ensure that the histories aren’t lost or forgotten.

[for Atlas Obscura]

June 2021

How One New Yorker Made A New Life For Herself As a Motelier Upstate

At Rachael Yaeger’s Roscoe Motel, nostalgia reigns supreme, and hygge is always more important than hype.

[for Here Magazine]
June 2021

The Rise of the ‘Workcation’ -- And What It Means for the Future of Work

How some employees are dealing with the pressures of constant connectivity.

[for Rewire]
June 2021

Meet the queer mechanics working to repair a ‘toxic industry’

Three LGBTQ auto shop owners tell NBC News how their businesses offer a transparent, accessible and welcoming alternative to the status quo.

[for NBC]
May 2021