“I talked about how so much of my work with FFAF or here at Autostraddle is really just a sort of queer femme lighthouse keeping. I’m here, you’re not alone, this is a perfectly alright way to be, let me help you.“
“Beauty sleep is not a thing evil stepmothers and boogeymen made up to tuck you in with the patriarchy at night, it’s when our bodies rev up regenerative and restorative functions, and when moisture loss, collagen and hyaluronic breakdown are especially real.”
“I suggest power poses whenever you want to feel more like an adult regardless of whether or not you are wearing children’s clothing.”
Whether you wear straight or plus sizes (or both, it’s a thing), are into flirty high fashion, minimalist chic, or a watercolor world of sweet mod vibes, there’s a lot here for you today!
“When I want to go for a drink at a bar where I know the crowd will be overwhelmingly straight, I take great strides to ensure a look that says I’m both sexually unavailable and I might attempt to convert you to a new religion.”
I think I’d gotten it into my head that disability is always, on some level, supposed to feel bad. Like if I fought myself all the time, I was somehow doing it right. I worried that if gave up the femininity I’d worked so hard for, I’d just be giving in. As someone who has a lot of privilege, I thought it was my job to be the right kind of woman, even if I didn’t enjoy it.
I’m gonna tell you my tomboy femme favorites and then you tell me yours, okay?
Although there is a time and place for inexpensive high street finds, it’s positive to see the industry move towards making higher quality garments accessible to larger sized folks, who want more than just “flattering” fit and flare dresses.
“Objectively, aesthetically, I find women’s clothes attractive. Just… on other women. But I’m intensely uncomfortable wearing them. There’s something about the way they’re made that make me feel like I’m on display. And that’s true, isn’t it? Women are always on display because they are always someone else’s property. Everyone else’s property.”
The fantastic thing about frivolous holidays like Valentine’s Day is that they’ve become the perfect excuse to go ahead and treat yourself.
Let us help you pick out the perfect robe for comfort, warmth, bed, or boudoir.
I have long admired Amanda’s gentle, glitter-strewn spirit, her dreamy creativity, and of course, her sweet makeup skills.
Let’s get you bundled up and looking snuggle-able with some shiny new winter coating, shall we?
“Ladies, let this be the year of #netflixandcozy.”
Today’s Slate.com article about Hillary Clinton dressing like a lesbian misses one very important point: EVERY presidential candidate dresses like a lesbian. Luckily, we are here to make that point for you.
This time round we’re going to talk color and application, and finally get to answering some of your burning questions!
Dr. Martens are a surefire way to feel properly bad ass against the big, bad chilllllll of winter.
Which former supermodel can boast being both a mechanic and Angelina’s ex? None other than Jenny Shimizu. Growing up under the influence of a laid-back West Coast upbringing combined with a lengthy career in fashion means that Jenny possesses a unique and enviable style.
Some might say that faux fur gets a little… flamboyant but I say f**k the haters.
We thought it was high time to let Boston dapperQs provide us with some holiday and New Year’s Eve style inspiration for our long running HS/WS project.