“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.”
These workout songs will make you want to wave your hands/arms/whole body in the air like you just don’t care.
In the past 48 hours, Tegan and Sara have released new videos for “U-Turn” and “100X,” lifting the curtain on what their forthcoming album Love You to Death has in store.
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.