Plus I talk about Marvel movies, Legend of Korra and comic book podcasts!
All the ways the Lesbians Who Tech Summit in New York was history-making. And it was—it is every time.
“You should’ve brought me a hoverboard.”
I’ve been checking out more short-form surreal-y games, the kind where the mechanism is familiar and easy to pick up, and the satisfaction of finishing them comes more from watching the scenery unfold. Here are some of the prettiest, most subtly unsettling ones that have caught my eye.
Want to be filled with awe and rage? I have just the video game for you.
LGBTQ readers so rarely get queer-normative spaces, and so to have an entire book full of comics where people casually use “they” or “xe” pronouns, where women make offhand mentions of their girlfriends and where trans people can just matter-of-factly be trans, is just wonderful.
From task management to mind mapping to white noise, these are the apps you need to help you take over the world! Or, you know, just meet your deadlines and get your homework done.
“Mother, I have so many secrets.”
Much of Pietsch’s magic (get it?) comes from her ability to build a full, living world in her comics. In just a few pages she’s is able to transport her readers into a place with history, culture, rules for magic and new species of animals that all makes total sense.
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AWMAN now we gotta talk about “Rules.”
“While the inclusion of female players is most welcome, just like in real FIFA, we’ve still got a ways to go.”
NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan on her career. How 3D holograms work. What happens when you get your period in space. And more!
“That’s what these awards are, a deep and profound thank you to all of the people who make us glad that we didn’t listen when we were told that girls don’t read comics.”
Let me take you on the journey with me to get the lightest, cheapest computer for work and school ever. First stop, Chromebook.
In which there are universes inside everyone.
To help you along, we’ve rounded up Autostraddle team members to tell you about their favourite mirrorless cameras and lenses and why they love them.
The girl game movement was a briefly lived golden era of pink-wrapped PC games made for, and marketed to, young girls. Get in here for some gaming history!
I’m reading a book about hackers right now and feel like maybe some of y’all want to join me. Just a feeling I had.
Kate Beaton talks to Autostraddle about why Ida Wells is her hero, the fascinating Filles de Roi, and obviously Wonder Woman.