Whenever it’s feeling a little too dark and gloomy for me, this playlist makes me remember that summer is just a little bit away; I want to show off my midriff and shake my ass. Hopefully, it’ll do the same for you too.
“If you were hoping for some sort of visual depiction of that classically gay narrative in their eagerly anticipated video for ‘Boyfriend,’ released this morning on Pitchfork, that’s not what you’ll find.”
All the songs you’ll need to create a magical atmosphere during your romantic evening at the roller rink. Spandex bodysuit not included.
“Prince — the musician, the icon, the gender-bending dreamboat — taught me that the best and only thing I can be is exactly whatever I am. It doesn’t have to make sense to anyone else as long as it keeps me alive and sparkling.”
You drag your limp body as penance from the bed into the kitchen to pray at its effervescent, sodium-free altar — but the gods are not pleased. The last La Croix is gone.
If you were a popular band in the late 90s/early 2000s but you never appeared on Charmed, then did you even exist in the first place?
In a new column just for A+ subscribers, some of our select favorite musicians will walk us through the creative process behind their favorite songs. We’re kicking off Annotated with Margaret Cho, who wrote a funny/heartbreaking tribute to Anna Nicole Smith for her new album American Myth.
This music video is so gay Ali Liebert is playing it in the movie version. It’s so gay it’s legal to discriminate against it in Mississippi and North Carolina. It’s so gay the CW is planning on killing it off next week.
It’s almost time for Autostraddle’s International Meet Me At The Record Store Day. Let’s talk about our favorite albums on vinyl to get ready!
Tegan and Sara’s “Boyfriend” is the anti-“I Kissed A Girl,” and I kinda love it.
Julien Baker’s artistry is about making the best out of nothing — making light out of the darkest times, carving faith out of doubt, building connections with strangers.
Stuff you can buy to store your records, display your records, and brag a lot about your collection of records.
Dozens of female artists have penned misandrist anthems to help heal our collective rage by commiserating with our frustrations. Here are 19 of them!
Come for the Bowie reissues, stay for the Rockabye Baby covers of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Also, meet-ups!
This happens to a lot of us — like, a lot a lot of us. And we’ve got to laugh it off, what else can we do? I mean, it’s likely to happen again.
“We can have unlimited juice?!? This party is gonna be off the HOOK!”
I can only conclude that this album will be songs from their previous records, rewritten to be about how they love Sara’s cats – Holiday and Mickey – to death.
There’s only one (horrible) person responsible for the terrifying legal situation Kesha is in, and unfortunately he’s the only person who can actually set her free.
“On an otherwise boring Saturday afternoon on the internet, Beyoncé delivered big and I sat in my house, jaw to the floor counting the many ways you could love a thing.”
There’s nothing more adorable, heart-warming, or deeply inspiring as a tried-and-true rock song played by children’s instruments in a soothing manner. I promise.