Desa'Rae L. Stage
Dese’Rae L. Stage is a photographer, writer, and the creator of Live Through This. She lives in Philadelphia, PA. Live Through This has been covered by the New York Times, Associated Press, Upworthy, NPR, and more. Dese’Rae has spoken about the project at universities and conferences nationwide. She’s provided commentary on various radio and TV programs (including the Glenn Beck Program). Recent achievements include winning the inaugural Paul G. Quinnett Lived Experience Writing Contest and being named New Yorker of the Week by NY1 News. Her writing has been published in Cosmopolitan, xoJane, and Huffington Post.