You know about Alex Vause, but you may not know much about Catherine Cleary Wolters, the drug-smuggling lesbian in thick-rimmed glasses who inspired her character. That’s where Out of Orange comes in.
Cross stitching is easy. Julie provides a list of supplies in the book, as well as instructions that can help you tackle any of the cheeky projects. …And proving even further that she’s the coolest human on the planet, Julie designed a cross stitch pattern just for Autostraddle readers.
I told myself 2015 was the year of living my truths. I’m excited to have a guide in this book, and in Leah’s soulful mission to love and be loved — the rest of it be damned.
In both writing and illustrating this new book, and in doing both masterfully, Tamaki is now poised to take her place as one of the best and most important Graphic Novelists of the modern age.
“These poems are middle fingers to the law, to the man, to history, to the future, to the people who continue to fight us for our lives.”
The Venezuelan supermodel, actress and activist talks about her new memoir, coming out now vs. then, inspiring gay Latinas, the kinds of pastries she brought Sandra Bernhard years ago and working on set of The L Word.
Untold Stories directly disrupts the ongoing and frustrating conversation around abortion and reproductive health as a political wedge issue. It drives home the point, without proselytizing, that people’s complex reproductive lives should be at the center of conversations about reproductive health and rights.
These shouldn’t be revelations. These should be the frameworks of our revolution.
Liz Prince’s new graphic memoir Tomboy is a smart and outright cute exploration of girlhood by a girl who didn’t ‘fit’ but survived to tell the tale.
This is simultaneously one of the most informative and inspirational books I’ve read in a long time.It’s like a primer for how to be an effective artist or community worker.
If you want to reminisce about your teenage summers, enjoy a good book or just a good cry, This One Summer is the book for you.
This is bad feminism. And we are better for it.
This summer Emily Carroll released a new book of her gorgeously gruesome horror comics, and now that Autumn is fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to grab a blanket, curl up in front of a fire and read some spooky stories.
This extraordinary photojournalism project highlights young queer lives and stories.
“Set in the land of deep-fried Christian morality, a natural tension is created in each one of the anthology’s 23 stories, making for a mostly sexy, sometimes terrifying, but always exceptionally-crafted read.”
It’s not up to just anyone. It’s up to sex workers to define their own destiny.
“Writing a Rita Mae Brown ‘Sudden Death’ or Jenny Schecter ‘Lez Girls’ was never an option.”
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If I had to compare this book to a physical object, it would be a box of chocolates. But not fluffy, easy chocolates – I’m not talking Russell Stover, here. I’m talking complex chocolates, probably with liqueur in them.
It evokes the feeling of sitting with your friend at night, sipping red wine and looking in their sketchbook. This looks amazing, you’d say. And you’d mean it and the moment would feel extraordinarily intimate because you feel like these drawings are only for you.