Yvonne S. Marquez is an independent reporter and audio producer based in Brooklyn, New York.

For a decade, Yvonne has dedicated her journalism career to ​telling stories important to LGBTQ people. ​​She began her career as an associate editor for a now defunct gay and lesbian magazine based in Austin, TX where she wrote profiles on business and community leaders.

Yvonne is a former senior editor of Autostraddle, a leading digital publication for lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender women and non-binary people. During her time at Autostraddle, Yvonne wrote about anti-LGBTQ legislation and reported on restrictive reproductive health laws, racial justice protests and grassroots organizing. She also wrote personal essays and pop culture commentary focusing on queer Latina identities. 

Her work has appeared in The Guardian, BBC, Refinery 29Texas Monthly, Texas ObserverThe Dallas Morning News, and In These Times

Yvonne graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a journalism degree. She recently graduated from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where she specialized in health/science reporting and audio journalism. 

Yvonne was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, a region along the Texas-Mexico border.