A new comic from Alison Bechdel, gendered pronouns, volatile organic compounds, arguments about YA fiction, fairy tales and more.
This year’s Lambda Award winners were announced yesterday evening and now it’s time to read ALL OF THEM.
Not only does Fun Home put a lesbian center stage, the lesbian character is a fully developed, three dimensional human being with thoughts, feelings, and complex issues.
Alison Bechdel’s “family tragicomic” hits off-Broadway this September. I need to know if there’ll be any dancing, so you need to go for me to find out.
For a long time the Bechdel test has seemingly been the only tool we have to examine sexist trends in Hollywood. Now, thanks to Pacific Rim, the Mako Mori test is here to help.
The 50 most essential queer books coming this fall.
Does it count if it’s Scully talking to Queequeg? Important questions.
In which some Dykes on Bikes take on the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Start your engines.
You voted and the results are in – the best 100 queer-lady fiction or memoir books of all time!
“We are such stuff as dreams are made on / And our little life is rounded with a sleep.”
Banned Books Week is like Christmas for me: it allows me to queer my reading like I queer my gender. Party hard with some inappropriate reading!
“No woman ever made a dime for her work, and some … worked themselves into a state of mental and physical decline on behalf of the magazine.”
Topics include rhythmic gymnastics, criminal profiling, Canadian tourism in Cuba, racism in casting notices, TomKat, roller derby, Alison Bechdel, sexting and more!
Rachel’s Team Pick: “You look a lot more friendly in person than you do in your comic.”
“Yeah, but don’t you think that… that if you write minutely and rigorously enough about your own life… you can, you know, transcend your particular self?”
Hello it’s me and I have a lot of feelings about Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home.
Adam Lambert performs a medley of Queen classics at the European VMAs, Queen Latifah is the latest lesbian talk show host, Ricky Martin marrying his boyfriend and Fun Home is now a musical.
We’re going to read Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home and it’s going to be great.
Have you ever wanted to read comic books but found yourself a) overwhelmed, b) intimidated or c-g) five kinds of confused? We lay it all out for you, kind of like a railroad magnate would. But he’d be laying railroad track, and we’re layin’ knowledge and we’re a layin’ it about comic books. So check it out– get schooled about the comic book, the graphic novel, the comic strip and that wily beast the webcomic.
Autostraddle looks back on some of the decade’s most awesome books by queer ladies. Annie Leboivitz shoots Britney’s Candies Campaign, a year in Gaga costumes, Disney’s best & worst princesses, and Lady Gaga gives an interview that’s really weird, even for her.