“Instead, I jump back into the mind of the girlish woman I was at 28, the one who didn’t know enough about the consequences for unacceptable motherhood to plunge headfirst into the fire. It has taken me much longer than my mother to see the gift of my own naiveté.”
The lawsuit in response to the Obama administration’s guidelines on trans bathroom usage in schools, Desmond Tutu’s daughter can’t officiate as a priest after marrying her wife, backlash against the Safe Schools Coalition in Australia and more.
Feel free to say: “SOS, send help, everyone is too good-looking!”
Our number one feeling is always Alex Vega.
Babeland workers successfully organized and won the fight to unionize at their NYC locations. Nothing is hotter than getting your toys from a sex positive store that’s also union-strong!
Autostraddle has been around for SEVEN years, and we’ve been making playlists that whole damn time!
Reading nooks; the links between language, culture, and the way we think; queer books with POC protagonists; unlinking mental illness and creativity; and more.
June is hereby Autostraddle Pride Meet-Up Month, and we want y’all to hang out all month long and be here, queer, and getting others used to it!
“Keeping abreast of the passersby, the evidence of our intimacy was in the way we carried our hands. They were strategically placed so when they touched, it could be disguised as a perpetual accident. In honor of our silent dance, those near us were careful to walk around us instead of in-between.”
Topics include the closing of The Toast, layoffs at Vice and The NY Times, preparing for last-minute interviews, Buzzfeed’s shift towards video and so much more!
After winning Best Feature at the Queer Hippo International Film Festival, Brittani Nichols’ and Carly Usdin’s feature film is making its way around the country on the festival circuit.
Lindsay Amer is the cool Queer Big Sister you wish you had when you were a wee tot and she’s changing the landscape of kid-friendly content for ages 3-7.
Idina Menzel wants Elsa to be gay too, Marceline sings another love song about Princess Bubblegum, Laverne Cox’s new legal drama hires a trans writer, and Shonda Rhimes really didn’t mean for Callie to leave Grey’s Anatomy that way.
Where does the GOP set the bar for what it considers “bigotry,” or sexism, or just plain offensive bullshit?
What if Brittani Nichols decided to hold a baby bunny? What if Laura Jane Grace just happened to be inside a video game? What if Soko were posting about the single life?
A lesbian couple wins their lawsuit for being wrongfully arrested; Purvi Patel, the woman convicted for feticide, appeals her case; three men are wanted in the attack of a trans woman in Brooklyn; Bill Cosby is set to go on trial for sexual assault and more news.
This issue includes an out of this world playlist, a coloring page featuring Sally herself, a constellation by number and so much more!
For seven years, Homestuck gave LGBTQ fans the opportunity to find reflections of themselves, build relationships and community with other queer people, and become confident enough to own their identities.
Whether you’re going to this year’s A-Camp and need a Met Gala outfit for the last night dance or you just want some more sequined metallic separates in your life, these are the pieces you need.
I wanted her. I dreamed about her, daydreamed about her, wrote love notes to her all day long, wrote erotica about our sex life. We weren’t together all that long, but she taught me so much about dominance.