Would this be an appropriate time to mention that I’ve never watched the show?
Topics include being “that woman,” a botched death row case, fradulent food, dead poet’s society, the Scopes Monkey trial, murder, more on the 9/11 museum and more!
Traveling alone during my semester abroad, my Moleskine was my only companion in a series of hostels of varying quality.
This year’s Lambda Award winners were announced yesterday evening and now it’s time to read ALL OF THEM.
Topics include Maya Angelou, Angelina Jolie, writing for “Mad Men,” Chirlane McCray, prison labor, Valerie Solanas and moar!
“Bad girls” in YA, lack of diversity, an awesome interview with Janet Mock, reconsidering adverbs and more.
If I show you mine, would you show me yours?
Topics include Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, Alex Trebek, Murderabilia, privilege, egg donation, Dr.Drew, heroin addiction and moar!
It is time, my dear queer diarists, to abandon your dim, carpeted hidey-holes and venture out onto the verdant carpet of Mother Nature!
Topics include Nuyorican poets, Nigeria, MSN Messenger, gendered toys, Miley Cyrus, domestic violence, Miley Cyrus and more!
Eileen Myles poems, reading poetry, topless reading parties, excerpts from An Untamed State and more.
Topics include Lorrie Moore, being a conductor in the NYC subways, the ugly ramifications of mandatory minimums, Mystery Science Theater, faking a hate crime and much moar!
For those times you simply can’t journal on an empty stomach.
Topics include the whiteness of MFA programs, multiple sclerosis, fireball whiskey, social science, Gmail, rape culture in Universities and Ellen Willis.
Unknown female beat poets, lesbian historical fiction, the problem with essays, reading more, the answer to the question “how much gay sex should a novel have?” and more.
Scrapbooking is for you and me!
Oh my stars and garters. You’d better find your pearls and start clutching, because winter is coming and the death of print is upon us. Here are some home decorating tips to help you stay on-trend during bookpocalypse.
Write Bloody Publishing is giving away a stack of books to two lucky Autostraddle readers!
If you only have about an hour and you’re in the mood for pig-eared coming-out stories and illustrations of naked, horse-faced lesbian lovers lounging on vintage sofas drinking wine, On Loving Women is the book for you!
“The work I do is all about how we make peace with the body, our own and other people’s bodies. I can’t have that conversation without talking about my queerness, or my blackness, or my size, or my mental health, or trans issues, or disability. It’s about everybody’s right to be on this planet.”