Not moved by the costume spirit this year (or ever)? We’ve got some footwear alternatives for you, boo.
Season One of Queer Kid Stuff covers gender, the word “queer,” marriage equality, and homophobia in fun videos for school-age kids.
“I don’t know why I thought this might end well.”
This week: I dress up as Carol Aird to go to Target, get sporty and outdoorsy to go to the doctor, and, yes, revisit the tire shop.
How many Holtzmanns can one party have?
Eve and Annalise are the best (and the most heartbreaking), Younger is back and gayer than ever, Arizona returns to Grey’s with a smile, Rosewood is actually doing something with its queer couple this season, two new lesbians on ABC sitcoms, and more queer TV!
This was a deadly year for queer TV characters. We really needed this.
Arimah’s short story grapples with grief, immigration, neo-imperialism, and our never-ending obsession with defining ourselves by countries and borders; all the while telling a cross-continental African lesbian love story.
This summer we saw the release of a new iconic lesbian film starring four women who are just perfect for a group costume this year. That movie is Suicide Kale.
No women won the Nobel Prize, on women’s privacy and how Elena Ferrante got doxxed, how witches are a way to write about women’s power, lesbian YA covers through the years and more.
“We deserve to have art that is by us and for us and is us being complicated and depicting all our lives as they are, without simplifying or reassuring.”
Why is that people of colour have to bear the brunt of speaking out about racism while white people enjoy the privilege of remaining silent? What happens when the tables are turned?
Plus the trailer for the final season of Black Sails, a sweet interview with Tig Notaro about motherhood, Samantha Bee’s personal Vagina Monologue, Abby Wambach’s inexplicable USMNT commentary, a new Kate Moennig movie and more pop culture news!
AfterEllen is a part of a legacy of brilliant publications created by passionate lesbian, queer and bisexual women that unfortunately no longer exist, but were cool for a while.
“Art made by and for marginalized people is vital. It allows us to connect our experiences with others and empowers us by showing us that we are not alone. G.L.O.S.S. resonated with so many trans women because their songs reflected a lived experience which validated our own.”
There are so many things you can queer your life with: chokers, buttons, zines, prints, coffee mugs, shirts! Everything you can’t find at a thrift store, you can find on Etsy.
Also, Tegan and Sara crawl out of the cabbage patch and Brittani Nichols joins Samira and Lauren’s wedding procession.
Not only did they actually center the story on the iconic Marsha P. Johnson, but they cast Alexandra Grey, a trans actress, in the role. And she NAILS IT y’all.
It wasn’t until I listened to A Seat At The Table, that I finally felt like I could put my armor down.
Welcome to a brand new weekly round-up of all the DC superhero shows that include queer women!