As a follow-up to the time I used “gal pals” sarcastically and taught you all about the queer suffragists, and in honor of Gal Pal Week, this week’s Rebel Girls lesson is going to be about good, old-fashioned friendship.
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By the time straight women of the second wave had caught up to the times, queer women had already f*cked up their movement — and built one all their own.
Her murder reminds us of just how little society values the lives of black trans women.
Documentary films. Policy initiatives. Direct action. These 20 activists are doing it all to save the world — and they’re Autostraddle readers just like you!
The nearly half a decade that passed between the first and second waves of feminism was a period of great transition for what hadn’t even yet been named the “feminist movement.”
In just the few days since Jenner made her debut, I’ve received the same amount submissions that I received in the nearly two months before. All of these submissions are about Jenner.
Somewhere, deep in the woods of the wild Internet, there are queer or otherwise totally badass indie feminist retailers tryin’ to turn a buck and maybe turn the tides of the world as we know it. Give them some of your love!
“13. All feminist concerns are transgender concerns, period.”
Caitlyn Jenner’s cover photo is stunning.
Time for a pop quiz! JK, it’s more like trivia night.
We’ve broadly written off intense and deep relationships between these fearless suffrage leaders as “friendships” for years, but it’s worth considering what we’re erasing when we do.
“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman.”
Girl coders from around the world accepted a challenge in February to design websites or apps that increase girls’ access to safe spaces online and in their physical communities. Here’s what they came up with.
The Trans 100 list is back to show us a bunch of awesome and inspirational trans women.
Living as an out and visible trans woman isn’t easy, but it’s one of the most rewarding choices I’ve ever made.
“We’re not freaks, we’re not perverts, we’re just people. I’m worried about my bathroom safety more than anyone else.”
I’m organizing a meet-up during this year’s NYFLC for the Autostraddle readers who are attending the conference!
The campaigns to get women on American and Canadian currency got me thinking: who are the women who have been on the money? What are their stories? Do they have great hair?
Really, I’m not sure why we feel like we have to keep on amplifying this fight. A solid two-thirds of trans women are on both sides of this so-called divide. We’re a part of both communities.