“I am afraid help will come too late to someone in my life. I am afraid that closets become coffins.”
“As a lesbian mom, it was especially hard to fight the urge to do the “right” thing, however slippery a concept that was, because I was representing a community, not just myself, I thought.”
An Autostraddle first.
“By the way, just to keep the record straight, I was fucking HER! She wasn’t “fucking Lea DeLaria”! I’M THE TOP!”
Russia just passed draconian anti-gay legislation. They’re also about to host the biggest international event in history. We look at the history of international responses to controversial Olympic hosts and ask — what now?
A country with weed is a country full of friends indeed.
“When one of my lovers said that she wished she had an instruction manual for my body, I took that and responded to it pretty literally.”
A look at the stories behind the stories and the humans behind the characters and the numbers behind those stories in everybody’s favorite lezalicious prison dramedy.
Here’s the deal: I both like and am my body. I am a girl, ergo I have a girl’s body. It’s neat. You know what I think helped me to be comfortable with my body more than anything else? The US Army.
Episode 205 of Unicorn Plan-It wants to online date you.
POC Zine Project presents a massive list of zines, plus info on where you can get them and so much more. Zines for days!
It’s important to be super fucking aware of why this show resonates so deeply with people, and I wanna know what y’all think. [SPOILER ALERT: all the spoilers]
“Given the message of acceptance and sex positivity that the queer community so openly espouses, I was hopeful that I had finally found a niche where my sexuality would be respected and validated. To my dismay, passive discrimination was alive and well.”
Read the testimonials from A-Camp May 2013’s Campershippers and find out about how you can give the gift of a campership or apply to get one yourself!
A good bartender knows not only how to keep you at that perfect level of tipsy while celebrating, but also when to hand you a drink and let you wallow. Now YOU can be that bartender.
“Social equality for all people, regardless of size, must become a goal of the queer movement.”
Poet Leah Horlick comes out about her search for healing and answers after surviving lesbian sexual assault.
The song is part of her upcoming and much-awaited mixtape, “Spirit Finger Gazebo,” which until recently often felt like a distant dream.
“This past year of my transition, 2012, has been one of road travel with many miles revisited across numerous American states… Not the least of my concerns was driving my friend Xene’s unfamiliar Prius. Yet, my larger concern was driving solo as a woman.”
Thanks to a simple governmental regulation, my wife and I were able to exploit a legal loophole and obtain a federally recognized marriage.