Topics include the last true hermit, therapy, Cheryl Strayed, “the future of college,” the death penalty, summer jams and more!
Mary and Frances reveal the secrets of the diary-writing universe.
Topics include Hook, The Ivy League, Rachel Kaadzi Ghanash, sex work, crossword puzzles, Gurl.com and moar!
Boy do y’all love to read about rope bondage!
Highbrow and lowbrow literature, visualizing characters, an excerpt from “bad Feminist” and more!
She sings opera, bakes cookies, and owns more than half a dozen journals. What more could we ask for?
Topics include women in country music, pedophilia, the Estonia ferry sinking, Magnolia, retail scheduling, confessional writing, Ferguson and more.
Abbie has a collection of uni-ball roller pens and the coolest bangs south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
“The path of least resistance is to write off 50 Shades of Grey as harmless fluff, but frankly, after editing over one hundred novels full of distortions and abuse, I don’t think I could respect myself if I did so.”
Topics include Mary Karr, YouTube rooms, the ferry Sewol sinking, murder, child abuse, Kara Swisher, Ed Albee and moar!
Introducing Tango, a shining star in the galaxy of Straddler-Journalers!
Zadie Smith, superlatives, reader’s block, Samantha Irby, public domain reviews, queer book fairs and more.
Listen up all queermos within striking distance of Philly! There’s a new bookstore coming your way — a very very queer bookstore with a café and art and all sorts of amazing things. And it’s being built from the ground up by community members Makella Craelius and Puppett.
With new books by Roxane Gay, Hannah Hart, Sarah Waters, Radclyffe and more, there are lots of things to read and talk about.
Topics include the new face of hunger, The Olive Garden, CeCe McDonald, college rankings, sitcom cities, Amway, PTSD, “hiking while black” and moar!
In which we discuss the integral role of ice cream in fighting the patriarchy.
Spread the gay agenda with these colourful, easy-to-read books teaching love, acceptance, and science.
Topics include the case for reparations as explained by Ta-Nehisi Coates, AM Homes, a Vine romance gone wrong, how to be a writer, turning 30 and more!
Some of my favorite places to people watch include the grocery store, where I am fascinated by the contents of people’s carts, and the airport, where I have been known to spend layovers wondering where that man in the three-piece suit is going and what possessed him to wear a vest in the middle of July.
Reading online, typewriters, trans literature, romance fiction as feminist fiction and more.