We tell stories to stay awake. We tell stories to communicate. It is how we come to know each other. It is a part of our culture. We may be black, brown, white, queer, undocumented. We come from swamps, foothills, and sandy pines. We have different histories and experiences, but we came from this place and we shape this place.
“Anyway I wasn’t going to talk about it, but this is a real-time column about planning for a wedding, and a lot of you have gone through something similar and you deserve to know that you’re certainly not alone! We all deserve to know that even the beautiful parts of being alive can sometimes be fucking shitshow.”
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, and now it’s over.
A new podcast dives deep into New Orleans’ dyke bars of the 1970s and ’80s. Here are a few of the funny, sweet and powerful stories from Last Call.
This is an especially epic edition of The Insider, if I do say so myself. There were a lot of funny chats during the Advice-a-Thon and you had SO many questions for the A+ box and Yvonne went on a press trip to Philly and so many other neat things happened!
“17. Oh god, is anyone on this show a medical doctor? ANYONE?”
Tonight’s Pretty Little Liars season finale promises a huge reveal about Big A, but we already know who it is.
A look at Ted Cruz’s horrible policy proposals, a bunch of college dudebros get punished for their misogynistic actions, Los Tigres del Norte win an award for singing about lesbian love, conservative lawmakers propose more dangerous legislation and more news stories.
Lumberjanes was excellent! The proposed Joker variant cover for Batgirl #41, not so much.
We’re back with our weekly column about all the queer stuff that’s happening on television that we don’t have time to recap!
Featuring excerpts from your answers to “if not your present job, what job do you aspire towards?” from The Autostraddle Grown-Ups Reader Survey!
“We’re not freaks, we’re not perverts, we’re just people. I’m worried about my bathroom safety more than anyone else.”
Just so much unresolved brain-work to do re: Monica Lewinsky, losing your child at a museum, a trans character on The Bold and the Beautiful, Legos hurt your feet so damn bad, why can’t Link be a girl, why are we so cool with peanut allergies, why are you so awesome?? And so much more!
The 26th Annual GLAAD Awards in Los Angeles was a fantastic and star-studded evening of joy and magic laughter!
“If I was too much for certain places, I was going to create a place where it was wonderful to be exactly me. And for you to be 100% you — weird, honest, joyful, strange, excited, vulnerable and real. All the time.”
Mouthwatering ways to get mushrooms into your life for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! Yes, dessert.
Types of libidos, healing crystal dildos, an open relationship comic and more.
Ex-gay therapy bans are advancing, gay marriage bans are falling to the wayside, some corgis are racing and melting my heart, and also 69 percent of Americans think people should stop being so awful to us!
Psst, Callie and Arizona like each other, pass it on.
How to pick your domain name and where to buy it.