Happy New Year’s Eve! We’ll be in here talking about our feelings and figuring out how to make the world/ourselves better. And ok, probably drinking.
Meet Jaime, a born and bred Southerner and our very last Straddler of 2012. Jaime talks about many things including her love of New Orleans, teaching Southern lesbian literature and her “crankypants and utterly adorable” cat Stella.
Sleater Kinney rockstar turned Portlandia funny girl– I can’t wait to strip down Carrie Brownstein.
“A galette is not, as it sounds, a type of dance that is performed in pointy leather shoes and some kind of fancy hat. It is a free-form tart!”
“According to other websites’ ‘Best Of’ lists, I didn’t listen to many good albums this year. So here are ten albums that I predict would have made it on to Autostraddle’s own “Best Of’ list, had I actually heard them.”
Ten time hacks to make cooking easier so you have more time to write top ten lists.
This week on NSFW Sunday: writing about sex, car sex, g-spots, the most provocative books of 2012 and more.
Paint the town gold! Or, you know, your pants.
Funny chicks, marriage in Maine, and a Republican convert!
As many of you pointed out, my pseudonym is Lana Turing in tribute. Because without Turing, none of us computer nerds would be as advanced as we are today.
Because in the words of my mother, “If you’re bored, it just means you’re not intelligent enough to think of something to do.”
“I just don’t see why a woman would want to aspire to masculinity when she doesn’t like men.”
It’s the last week of the year and you are all still being really hilarious.
Topics include River Phoenix, Sister Outsider Metalhead, poverty & a college education, not being an asshole, gun control, Alcatraz and so much more!
Send us your queer correspondence!
I like weird books, and these people write them.
In which we respond to “Gay Men’s Sexism and Women’s Bodies,” an article by a gay man who noticed his peers “curiously comfortable critiquing and touching women’s bodies at whim.”
How far right could anyone possibly be in their political or religious ideology that Westboro Baptist Church is to their left?
This week in lit: T Cooper’s book soundtrack, favorite LGBT books of 2012, authors playing in the snow, poems from your cat’s point of view and more.
California’s ban on ex-gay therapy was slated to go into effect on January 1, 2013. But now, a federal court has ordered an injunction on the law, stopping it from going into effect until further hearings can be conducted.