Evette Dionne

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Evette Dionne

is the executive editor at YES! Media, where she leads YES! Magazine. She is the former editor-in-chief at Bitch Media, and an award-winning journalist, pop culture critic, and magazine editor who covers culture and politics through the lenses of race, gender, class, and size. Her newest book, Weightless: Making Space for My Resilient Body and Soul, will be published in December 2022 by Ecco. She’s also the author of Lifting As We Climb, which was longlisted for a National Book Award and won a Coretta Scott King author honor. Evette is based in Denver, and speaks English.

Articles By This Author
“The Procession Panel” in Bears Ears National Monument is 15 feet tall and more than 1,000 years old. Carved by Ancestral Puebloans, the petroglyphs act as maps and monuments for Indigenous peoples who are working to steward these lands once again.
From The Current Issue
Embracing the Inevitable End
The goal of this issue isn’t to send our dear readers into a tailspin. Instead, we’re taking a hopeful approach to our “Endings” issue. 
A pro-abortion activist, holding a green bandana aloft, and wearing a black hat and a handmade mask reading “legal abortion now” in Spanish, participates in a September 2021 protest in Lima, Peru.
The “Bodies” Issue
In her first issue as YES! Magazine's Executive Editor, Evette Dionne invites us to consider what we must shift within ourselves to make space for true equity.