Hillary stands with Pearl Love, Beyoncé hates North Carolina’s HB2 just like you, Geraldine Roman is on her way to making trans history in the Philippines, JLo just released a new feminist video, Obama includes queer and trans mamas, and more miso soup for your soul!
It’s almost time for Autostraddle’s International Meet Me At The Record Store Day. Let’s talk about our favorite albums on vinyl to get ready!
Topics include Lily-Rose Depp, Barbie being full of lies, hipster homophobia, Beyoncé, Zoolander 2, relationships and Netflix, BriaAndChrissy, Professor Sprout and more!
All the things you’ll want to click and then read!
“On an otherwise boring Saturday afternoon on the internet, Beyoncé delivered big and I sat in my house, jaw to the floor counting the many ways you could love a thing.”
As a follow-up to the time I used “gal pals” sarcastically and taught you all about the queer suffragists, and in honor of Gal Pal Week, this week’s Rebel Girls lesson is going to be about good, old-fashioned friendship.
The earth is aflame for the Nicki/Bey friendship canon. “Feeling Myself” delivers all the goods: cheeseburgers, bamboo earrings and Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé at their absolute best.
I’ve already watched this video about 50 times.
From mounting revolutions to redefining realness, these are 25 women who made waves in the world this year.
Beyoncé is officially the most-nominated female artist ever, Malala Yousafzai (sort of) and Elizabeth Warren can add “Grammy Nominee” to their resumé and lesbian country singer Brandy Clark earns two nominations.
We will begin with the greatest news of all…
***Please note that ***Flawless is not available on Spotify, but if were it would probably be the only song on this playlist.
Maybe there’s a new Beyoncé album about to drop out of the sky? Maybe not, but there’s a mysterious track list for Volume 2 making the rounds…
Jay-Z was also pretty adorable.
“And how is it that no one texted me that Nicki Minaj was in my hotel wearing denim cutoffs, 7″ black Louboutins, and a cutoff tank with my face on it? I’mma fire everyone on my security team.”
“Let’s call her BOTUS. Is this how the Illuminati works? I’ve always been confused about the Illuminati thing.”
Like you needed another excuse to keep listening to Beyoncé.
Here, the message isn’t for girls to put their little noses to the grindstone; this campaign largely targets adults, calling for reflection on internalized sexism.
Talk me down.
Ever wonder what happens when you put a bunch of queer folks in a room and tell them to get shit done? Here’s my recap of the IvyQ 2014 Conference and a few things I learned along the way.