The Establishment ran from October 2015 to April 2019. We championed the voices and stories of those marginalized by mainstream media, publishing more than 4,000 stories by more than 900 writers. Thank you to everyone who supported us and made The Est. shine. (If you can't find the story you're looking for here, check out our entire archive on Medium!)
Katie Froelich is a humor writer and performer based in Chicago. She likes writing about women’s issues, interracial relationships and the joy and horror of being a social introvert. Katie has studied at the Second City, iO and Annoyance theaters. A genetically obligated Cub’s fan, She lives on the North Side with her husband and their revolving collection of dying house plants.