Kiesha Jenkins is at least the 20th trans woman murdered in the US this year, and nearly all of them have been Black and/or Latinx.
“I locked myself in the bathroom because she kept telling me I wasn’t cleaning the toilet the right way”
Amber Rose’s Slutwalk truly embraced and celebrated the duality of women’s lives in the modern world, and it was a radically inclusive event — one with an explicit policy against all forms of oppressive language and behavior as well as an explicit intent to include, lift up, and acknowledge the unique and compounded struggles of trans women, women of color, queer women, poor women, and differently abled women.
Hiking amidst fears of spiders the size of fists and also, separately, golf clubs.
Figure out what’s supposed to be in your fridge, make a soy candle, create your own floor plan, wear your dark lipsticks that you never use, get to know some plants and more!
We’re here, we’re queer, we’re getting an IUD.
Native American History studies getting nixed in South Dakota, ways to ask for consent, Sleater-Kinney, when will Facebook ban these boobs, Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher unf, Stockholm Pride, musical muppets, and so much more!
Now I start over, and rebuild, and confront fear and learn to drive alone and figure out how to secure Eli in the loft so I can still snuggle with him at night. Now I have to hang the art I’ve collected from friends over the years, find a place for my autographed Eileen Myles books, and learn to do yoga. Now I need to meet all the versions of myself hiding in this city and make friends with every single one of them.
Apple recipes for everyone, with cheddar, caramel, blackberries, beer and more!
Weddings dresses with a gay twist, the Pope dissing Kim Davis, communicating with beavers but for real and not like a joke about lesbians, Fergus the dog going home again, and more!
A smutty comic, top/bottom/switch definitions, everybody’s still looking for “lesbian” porn, travelling with sex toys and more!
We’re participating in GLSEN’s Ally Week and talking about how K-12 educators can become better allies to the LGBT youth in their schools.
Socks for Dobby, Ellen Page (and her forehead?), this scary ass movie you can watch, Ina Garten, teens doing romance things via digital means, vegetarian Taco Bell wants ya money, Peeple talk, women and their newsletters, Buffy, and so very much more!
In which I write you a poem about how great shelves are, and then I teach you how to build one in three straightforward steps.
“Whether or not selfie culture upholds or demolishes the patriarchy”
I’m starting to realize I’m not a connoisseur of anything so much as just a total fucking weirdo.
What to do if your friends and family start asking about that new binder you’re wearing.
In central and south Texas, the breakfast taco is worshipped and for good reason. Here’s a little history of the breakfast taco, some of my favorite breakfast taco ingredients and a recipe for potato and egg tacos!
“He gave me “the benefit of the doubt” that traffic was indeed too rough to allow me, a braless 25-year-old nervously driving a station wagon, to shift over.”
Topics include even MORE important thoughts on ad-blocking, how your XoJane confessional sausage gets made, Ann Friedman’s personal branding quest, the most hated beauty brand on the internet, advice for sending overdue e-mails and more!