The Lumberjanes are back! This time they have to deal with mysterious forest apes, campers from the near-by boy’s camp and a whole lot more. We also exclusively have the complete, official playlist from this issue!
In Tennessee, pregnant women addicted to drugs now face jail time if they can’t kick the habit.
The recap in which I realize everything that’s wrong about the fact we’re only watching this show for the queers and not the content.
Among STEM Ph.D. holders, women and black people are leaving the field in disproportionate numbers. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to connect the dots: sexism and racism strike again, to the detriment of everyone.
Dark chocolate makes life a little more bearable.
This shiny new collection of queer Southern poetry and stories is guaranteed to stick to your ribs.
Azealia Banks’ break from her record label is one more fight in her battle for artistic agency.
Sex myths, thinking yourself to orgasm, compatibility, compersion and more.
I have a historic amount of good gay news for you today, and you won’t wanna miss a thing.
African American trans student Jayce M has lost an appeal to receive on campus housing at George Fox University after the Department of Education granted the school a religious exemption from Title IX requirements.
It seems like every time I go to buy cat litter, a vendor is urging me to connect via Facebook. In a digital world that constantly wants to authenticate your identity via social media, I can definitely see the appeal of anonymous secret apps.
“This is the root of the problem with fat shamers such as Kelsey. They are not worried about the health of others, they are angry that they must worry and we do not. They are people who fear becoming fat, have been fat or feel fat right now and can’t stand that there are fat people in the world that seem carefree. Don’t you know you are disgusting!!?!?!? You’re supposed to be unhappy being fat!! That’s why I work so hard to stay thin; because fat people should be unhappy!!! WHY CAN’T I HAVE MORE MCDONALDS??? The reason I know this is because I was one of these people for a very long time.”
“I just wanted to say that I LOVE your short hair.”
Ice cream plus fireworks plus Riese’s mom
This is a special edition of the Friday Open Thread with a lot more cooks in the kitchen; instead of being hosted by one Autostraddle staffer, this week the open thread is being hosted by Riese, Laneia, Yvonne, Alex, Rachel and Grace, who are all in the same damn place for their annual planning retreat and summit. And now you’re here too! WE ARE SO EXCITED.
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Topics include sex work in Rio, a polyamory conference, a men’s rights conference, Adam Levine, the two Baltimores, student debt and moar!
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How do you top being on the cover of “Time?” Well, if you’re Laverne Cox, you star in a music video, announce a new acting role, land another magazine cover and get an Emmy nomination.
In which we do 4th of July, Florida style.