The fact that you’re working through all this now doesn’t say anything negative about you or the way you moved through life for the past 24 years. What you did then was valid, and what you’re doing now is valid.
Just kidding it’s not quite 7. They’re still good ones though.
Cleaning road salt stains, doing taxes, saying no, making pancakes, Mr. Rogers and more.
“When my boyfriend came out to me as trans, he was worried what that would mean for me and us. It’s a few months later and I should be really happy for him. And I am! But I’m starting to feel kind of lost and scared and I don’t know if it has to do with the fact, that he is, of course, changing.”
Where do you draw the line when it comes to unfollowing someone on Twitter or Facebook?
On the one hand, you have this awesome skill you really want to offer/share/show off. The people around you think it’s cool, they think you can help them, and they want to open up to you. But it’s not always that simple.
How to fold a fitted sheet, never forget your chapstick when you leave the house, the difference between a yam and a sweet potato, and more!
You can do a super hot striptease for your girlfriend even if you are not, in fact, a Pussycat Doll.
Here’s what you do first: Close all those browser tabs besides this one, set aside all your other devices, and watch as I lay out these simple techniques to help you learn to rule the world (in easy-to-digest list form).
Just trying to help out.
No new apps, intense #lifehacks or complicated productivity systems here — just solid habits to get into for an ass-kicking 2015.
Now pass the tofurkey and shut the fuck up, uncle Ned!
So you’ve recently come out to your family, and it’s the first time you’ve been to holigay dinner since it happened. Autostraddle is here to help you through it.
“She told me she’d been raped… She’s feeling embarrassed and ashamed and I don’t know what I’m supposed to do… and everything seems a mess.”
Shocker: not everyone loves traditional family gatherings. You wanted a tarot spread which would help you navigate Thanksgiving, so here’s one to look at the energies around your dinner table and deal with whatever is getting you down.
Come out, come out, wherever you are! The Autostraddle team gives you tips on how to come out to your friends.
It’s getting colder and colder by the day, and I cannot help but remember how helplessly sad I was last time around. This time, I’m gonna try to nip it in the bud. Here are some ways to stave off your cold weather blues.
“Remember that everyone around you, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, is grappling with a lot of the same things that you are right now: about what they want “family” to look like and mean to them, about sex and sexuality and learning to live in their bodies, about how to hold onto faith when it can feel like there’s not much going for it.”
“I’m attracted to more than one gender, but am not sure what label to use. “Queer” resonates with me, but am I contributing to bisexual erasure if I don’t ID as bisexual?”
“My writing lets me vent everything I have pent up and my poems allow people to comprehend what I’m thinking. But when words are meant to come from my mouth, they’re all zig zagging in my head, I tend to over-think on what to say.”