“She could be difficult, she could be stubborn, she could be outrageous and she always stood up and spoke out for bisexual people and challenged biphobia even in the most hostile environments. Blessed Be.”
Sideways oxen, promiscuous Protestants, Susan Sontag and now us.
Women who inspired us, gave us a vocabulary and taught us how to be ourselves.
In which some Dykes on Bikes take on the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Start your engines.
On flappers, Zelda Fitzgerald, and sleeping around.
Was the world’s first dyke a snappy dresser, a 1st-century warrior queen, or a tiny antelope?
The first album I came to own on vinyl was “Pearl.”
From dough-kneaders to Journos, and beyond.
Vintage event posters, flyers and ads from 1914 – 1995.
Mabel Hampton preserved our story when it was first starting. Now I wanna tell hers to you.
Happy Women’s History Month, homos!
It’s because of the real-life women who took enormous risks to their personal safety, and who physically fought to wear whatever undies, clothing and footwear they damn well pleased that we can have underwear week at all.
Welcome to Idol Worship’s Underwear Week Edition! Speaking of which, I’m still inspired by how Bettie Page showed us her underwear so much.
While the rest of Autostraddle talks about underwear, I will be talking about talking about underwear. You can’t hang out at the strip club all the time, you know?
From Queer Nation to queer theory to alphabet soup and umbrellas and the always-dicey process of reclamation.
“When the media fails to recognize the role trans* people have played in LGBT history, it fails to recognize and advance that equality.”
A prairie homo herstory lesson! The Edmonton Grads revolutionized the sports’ world by demonstrating that women, just like men, could be athletic champions.
Sometimes the gulf between my own experience and “typical” parents is the same as that between parents and non-parents. And yet, on a fundamental level it’s also the same joy and the same challenge that we all face.