These 2014 Autostraddle Calendars Are F*cking Beautiful

Every year we conceptualize, design, shoot, produce and give birth to a brand-new Autostraddle calendar. These calendars showcase a diverse group amazing and accomplished queer women and, of course, give us an opportunity to further worship Robin Roemer’s awesome photography. Each calendar has its own individual theme and style — and we’re especially proud of this year’s look.

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You’ve spent the year getting to know our 2014 calendar girls, and now it’s time to have them on your wall!

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“Out of the all the confusion, I’ve found beauty and love. In others, but more importantly in myself. I am black. I am queer. I am this. I am that. I am whole.” -Kai, Miss October

This year, the calendar is a very normal 8.5″ x 11″ when closed, and 11″ wide by 17″ long when you’re hanging it on your wall. It has a drilled hole for easy hanging, and as requested, plenty of space in each box to keep track of the days of your life.

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“I am an only child, a first generation Filipino-American, and somewhat of the “black sheep” in our traditional, conservative, Catholic family. As a gay atheist with tattoos trying to pursue a career in sex therapy, I think I turned out to be the complete opposite of what my family expected of me.” -Maria, Miss April

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” I have a genderqueer bike named Sunshine because a day without my bike is a day without Sunshine.” -Rachel, Miss September

We even have all the appropriate holidays marked off for you, like National Coming Out Day and National Sandwich Day.

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” I love creating safe spaces, and I find the work I do to be radical and subversive in that it challenges the patriarchal notion that emotion is irrational and excessive and rationale is the highest form of understanding. There is great wisdom in emotions, and I work to nourish that and support others to give weight to their feelings.” -Parneet, Miss May

Seriously, I could think of no better way to keep track of 2014.

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“My participation in this project is another middle finger to the Mormon patriarchy I grew up under. This is my body, and I’ll do with it as I please.” -Brianne, Miss March

The 2014 Autostraddle Calendar is for sale in our store for $16 and it’s the perfect holiday gift for your favorite person! Also, your purchase supports the ongoing existence of this website and next year’s calendar! So everybody wins.

We also have lots of other merch available this season, including flasks, hoodies, pins, and the classics. Merchandise sales are a big element of what keeps us going financially, so happy holidays and thanks, as always, for your support!

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Cofounder and Design Director of Autostraddle. Professional web/graphic designer. Whiskey enthusiast. Drumming hobbyist. A past speaker at the 2010 BlogHer Conference ("Good Blog Design: The Role of Layout in an Online Medium"), 2013 Salon LGBTQ Conference ("Innovative Best Practices for Brand-Blogger Campaigns") and featured in the Los Angeles Edition of Refinery29's 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-owns and manages Tully's Training, a dog training company in Los Angeles. Twitter: @a_ex Instagram: alexxxvegaaa

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    i soooo wish i could buy one omg. but not only might that make for some awkward conversations, but i also have a thing where, if i think someone’s attractive, i can’t even look at them, so i would just spend the entire year avoiding my calendar.

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