Gabrielle Sierra


Gabrielle Sierra is a co-founder of High-Strung. An arts and culture journalist based out of Brooklyn, NY, her work has appeared in a variety of publications including Paste, Billboard, Gothamist, The Daily News, MySpace, and A Women’s Thing.

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Your Handy Guide to Appropriate Holiday Dinner Reactions: The holiday season is upon us, and that means turkey and ham, trees and menorahs, gifts and gift returns, and most of all, the overwhelming frustration of family.

5 Summer Drink Recipes for People Who Are Already DrunkYou don’t have to be a mixologist or own the “correct” ingredients or be fully “sober” in order to come up with a creative summer cocktail.

Will You Still Love Me When I’m Loopy?: My family and I share a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s Disease.

I’m Sorry, What?: The Shortcomings of Foreign Language Education in the U.S.Examining the American education system through Spanish class failure.

Defining Mother: A Quick Vocabulary LessonA guide to all the convoluted, contradictory meanings the many words around motherhood have taken.

Lady Boss: 13 Tips From 4 Powerful Women: Advice about power from four female entrepreneurs, each representing a different career path, background, and industry.

Let’s Have a Realistic Sex TalkA fictional “birds and bees” talk from an extremely honest parent.

Exploring Self(ie) Doubt: A lone whiner dives into a sea of selfie-enthusiasts to explore the world of solo photos.

 Repeating the Past: Notes to a Holocaust Survivor: Revisiting letters from students to a Holocaust survivor in the wake of Trump’s travel ban.

Sofia Carrillo Is Making Horror Out of DollhousesAn interview with one of the directors behind the upcoming female-driven horror film anthology “XX.”

A Friendship Interrupted: Loss During the AIDS Epidemic: A story about loving and losing a best friend during the AIDS epidemic in New York City.