This week on “Faking It,” Amy woke up in bed with Liam, Tommy spills Lauren’s secret, and Karma waterboards Amy’s heart! Welcome back!
“I cried on the plane. I realized, stark as night, clear as day, that the silence was killing me. Instead of moving through a moment, I was trapped inside of purgatory.”
Texas is idiotic, Janet Mock on Clair Huxtable, things you can donate to or show up at, women doing things like being journalists in the Middle East, having jobs in movies, getting Amtrak residencies, riding bikes, changing sports, being fucked over (that covers a lot of this actually), and SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to your link roundup!
Left wanting more Words With Girls? We have some good news.
Aside from our deep Marceline feelings, however, is the plain and simple fact that Marceline has presented all over the fashion spectrum — from androgynous to straight-up femme — all while looking effortlessly like a rock star.
“That risks making a wound of my blackness. My blackness is not a wound; it is a gift I’m trying, consciously and earnestly, to understand and protect and witness.”
“The fellowship said I was thinking too hard about it, that I was stubborn, and that I was not willing to admit that there were forces bigger than me. What they didn’t get was that I did believe there were forces beyond my control, powers bigger than me. Let’s just take gravity as one of many examples. I just don’t believe that praying to gravity or the radiator or the ocean would cure me of my alcoholism.”
You don’t need a theme week/end to fall in love! Anyone can host an Autostraddle meet-up at any given time. This could be your moment.
Lawmakers across the United States are working to eliminate therapies from mental health practices that seek to “cure” homosexuality.
Like a boi band.
The numbers paint a bleak picture, but it’s important that they exist at all. They can be a tool for anyone invested in improving outcomes for bi youth.
Hey remember that time Brittani Nichols got her lesbian TV show produced? IT’S ONLY THE MOST EXCITING THING TO EVER HAPPEN.
Watch the “Words With Girls” pilot RIGHT NOW. I’ll be here basically all day answering questions, chatting about the pilot, and hoping no one says anything too mean on YouTube.
I’ve compiled a gallery of your adorable brunch photos and amazing-looking brunch food shots that will make sure these days live forever in whatever the opposite of infamy is.
The goal of the Autostraddle Comic and Sequential Art Awards is to recognize and celebrate positive representation for queer women and feminist issues in comics, webcomics and graphic novels.
The first ever Bisexual Awareness Week aims to celebrate what makes bisexuality and bisexuals great, and honor our accomplishments throughout history and today.
“Sometimes I think I am invincible and sometimes I convince myself that this is something. But I’ve met plenty of girls before and I’ve only kissed her twice.”
This issue has everything: secret messages, advice from Dear Sour, tea that might be a UFO, a book club, and a series of horses that look like Autostraddle staff members!
“I wore a hooded shirt with a suit jacket which is a look I really enjoy but there aren’t any pictures of me in it because I’m not important, so I avoided trying to make people care about me by skipping most of the red carpet.”
“For whatever reason, Stanley assumes that these contemporary characters are living in the same post-racial world that many people prefer to pretend we’re already living in. It’s within the confines of this utopia that these characters appear to be nothing more than sexually charged Angry Black Women, instead of oppressed minorities living in a white man’s world.”