So many parties, so much pride.
“The energy in the air was super reminiscent of a sporty lesbian summer camp. Or how I assume a sporty lesbian summer camp would be.”
IT’S PRIDE, DAMMIT! And since it wouldn’t be a good time without, um, all of us, I highly recommend that each and every one of you spends the month hanging out with one another at these meet-ups.
I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but um, Orange is the New Black comes back this weekend. And what better way to ring in the occasion than marathoning the entire hot mess with a bunch of queer chicks?
“I’m so tired of our stories being saturated in death and martyrdom. What’s lacking in the way our stories are told by the media is our joy. This is an entire show where we’re sharing laughter. That’s heart medicine.”
“We’re here on our own terms; we’re not waiting around for the colonial gaze to acknowledge us. In so many spaces, we are pushed out, marginalized – but actually, really, we have a lot of collective power.”
The Queers and Comics conference took place on May 7th and 8th — here’s what Joana Estrela thought about it!
Let’s talk about our favorite sexy video games, and then come see me talk about games LIVE in San Francisco on Tuesday!
“Queer Fashion Week wasn’t just about an aesthetic. It was about our community beyond just our sexualities, about body positivity, about representation, about celebrating and supporting each other in all things queer.”
Next Tuesday, any of y’all who live in or around Madison, Wisconsin are in for a real treat.
The Family Equality Council threw a fabulous shindig that honored the different ways in which people are fighting for LGBTQ equality. Plus, they had an excellent dessert selection.
Three entire Autostraddle readers could win a FREE ticket for themselves (worth $349 each!) to Lesbians Who Tech. LET’S DO THIS!
Autostraddle readers are cordially invited to the young feminist event of the year — and y’all have the luck to save big on registration.
Can one lesbian journalist and one straight, white cis man form the right kind of odd couple to keynote the queer women in technology conference’s second annual installment?
“Sex shops should be inviting, safe spaces. Porn should be enjoyable and representative of many different communities. I feel like each year, we’re making more strides. It can only get better if we keep pushing.”
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The conference price tag is pretty hefty, and it can be a stretch to land in New York City on a budget because you want to light your inner fire with sage wisdom and motivational quips. But it’s okay! There’s a free stream of the whole thing!
The East Coast’s largest anime convention came with a premiere of and more info on the new, faithful Sailor Moon dub, and a chance to chat with the voice actors for Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask.
The film festival was not as gay as hoped, and it turns out I’m still not cynical enough to not cry when ladyqueers say “I do.”
The Lesbians Who Tech Summit was awesome, is a way to combat sexism and also meet adorable nerdy gays.
Like, hopefully someone will come out or something.