Poetry slams and open mics for queer poets of all stripes to try out.
This week I’m a short short enthusiast, an Earth Mother, and a Mother Earth stan.
Feel free to say: “SOS, send help, everyone is too good-looking!”
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Imagine queercrip figures that resist limited notions of embodiment and medical pathology, and demand more expansive understandings of disability, gender and sexuality.
Lexa might not have seen peace in her lifetime, but her legacy will be equality in representation, in defying the tropes, and in holding creators accountable for minority representation.
Topics include oxycontin addiction, RENT, sporting goods stores, the science of love, Arby’s, Jodie Foster, the history of gender-segregated public bathrooms and more!
In a TV year full of heartbreak and disappointment, it’s nice to know at least one gay lady is bullet-proof.
She told America they couldn’t pray away the gay, and she was right, and we believed her.
“Gender self-determination is vital and I can feel great about who I am when I am at home. But I live a life where I engage with other people and doing what feels good for me is a lot more challenging when I step outside the door. With pronouns specifically, it’s hard not to feel like you are dependent on others to ‘validate’ your gender, or rather, it’s hard not to feel like your gender is not valid when people use the wrong pronoun.”
In eleven weeks, queer fans of The 100 have completely revolutionized the conversation about about how TV treats its LGBT characters, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down.
“It sounds like the start of a fairy tale, except The Woods doesn’t lead to witches that boil children. It leads to neo-feminist witches who can read your horoscope, make kombucha and tattoo your pinkie. They’re pretty hot.”
A bunch of stylists, caterers and bakers, event planners, and other creative types came together with one amazing mission: to build Barbie’s dream gay wedding — Kendra and all.
Pick-ups and rejects from UpFronts, Sarah Paulson on always having to dye her hair, Tegan & Sara’s once-strained sisterhood, the new Rocky Horror trailer, the new Ghostbusters trailer and so much more!