Rodlyn-mae Banting is a Filipina American poet, cultural critic, and journalist. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, and is a staff writer at Jezebel. She recently obtained her master’s degree in Gender & Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her writing can be found in Bitch Media, Electric Literature, Tone Madison, and elsewhere. You can follow her on Twitter at @fmnstmelodrama.