With austerity here to stay and far-right parties on the rise, it is time now more than ever to recognise that queer liberation cannot be disentangled from economic justice.
From India to Uganda, the legacy of British colonial sodomy laws live on today in many countries around the world. What can or should the Commonwealth do about this, if anything at all?
2013 brought equal marriage to the shores of the UK, and the gays were saved! Well not really. Or not much at all?
Short on time to pre-plan your Halloween costume? Face paint is a fun, fast alternative to actually making a real costume.
Safer oral sex is healthier, sexier, and is likely to improve the quality of your life in general.
You were never just dating a cute woman. You were dating a cute woman who is also someone’s daughter, granddaughter, bubeleh, mija, etc.
You and your ex are going to the same social event? You should probs read this first.
Because every lesbian needs a lesbian familiar. Because your furry best friend is already out there and waiting for you. Because puppies.
I’m helping you put the EX back in TEXT
At some point, between the night where my friend walked to her ex’s house with my keys, phone and money in her boot, the night where I sobbed to strangers about losing my credit card in the bathroom and the one where I held my friend’s hair as she vomited onto the street, I realized “Oh shit, this sucks.”
As someone who has been on the receiving end of terrible Secret Santa gifts for almost a decade, I feel somewhat qualified to offer up some gift ideas and advise you on Secret Santa gift etiquette.
I believe this is what you call “the blind leading the blind.”
Moving to a new place? We’ll help you plan, organize and get shit done, without needing to call your therapist! Also: cartoons!
“It’s okay to be angry. It’s okay to feel misled. It’s okay to feel stupid. It’s okay to listen to ‘Jar of Hearts’ on repeat.”
When you have one of those days when you look at the container of paper clips on your desk and think “Is this all that I am now?”, it’s time to take action.
“So let’s say you are a non-trans person and you are with someone who is out about being trans and is knowingly open to questions. You have some things you want to ask. Here are some guidelines to follow.”
Wanna smell like a really rich man? Wanna smell like a flower? Wanna smell like Julie Goldman or Deanne Smith? Presenting a cornucopia of smell-good advice for peoples of varied gender identities!
Get your face out of that turkey’s a** and pay attention to your girlfriend.
In which we revolutionize the way you menstruate and, happiest of all, STICK IT TO THE MAN!
Did you wake up today feeling a little too sure that you understood the relationship between sex and gender? No fear, Autostraddle is here! Guest writer Julia is here to learn you all about Judith Butler, and to make you feel smarter than you have all day.