Some tip-of-the-iceberg New Orleans/Katrina pieces, Brandi Carlile at Newport Folk, national parks, what even is anything, drunk shopping at Target, hamster on a skateboard, what the drought is doing to native tribes, embalming, sexism in the music industry, Kristin Russo interviews Meredith Graves, infertility treatment disparities, and so much more!
Baby flipping out over a cat, the history of lesbian bars, an Arabelle Sicardi essay, topless rights, Bikini Kill, Amy Winehouse, Campaign Zero, parks in the midwest, and so much more!
Piled high with links and covered in a down-home link gravy, just like grandma used to make.
Reproaction was borne out of a simple observation: the pro-choice movement is losing in America.
Feminism is alive and well, my friends. And I’ve got 95 photos from across the planet to prove it.
The robot uprising, the porcupine problem, places you can hike, cool puzzles, curriculum, a man that’s a goat, octopi are aliens I guess, Shirley Manson, sexual healing with witches, we buy lots of books, Mey for president and so much more!
So many films about women, the menstruation revolution, #GiveYourMoneyToWomen, the Stonewall parody trailer you’ve been waiting for, Gabby Rivera love, what science says about friendships in your 30s, a mini playlist of sorts, and so much more!
Amnesty International’s Board has put together a draft policy on sex work that could lift up and protect some of the most vulnerable and marginalized folks around the world – and feminists and human rights advocates alike could learn a lot from it. The only problem is that they’re too busy speaking over the sex workers and researchers who emphatically support the proposal to really do so.
Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual in a movie together, Amnesty International’s long-due support of sex workers, Rebecca Black nowadays, finger hands, Laura Jane Grace on punk, a queer commune in rural Tennessee, genderless and lovin’ it with Tyler Ford, those Ryan Adams covers, and so much more!
Feminist sticker club, period panties, gays in the south, Hannah Hart and Mal Blum singing songs, Riese on a picnic blanket, trans healthcare fails, crop tops, black riot grrrls, boss hairstyles, alternate universes, crabs, Ryan Adams, Mey’s Dinosaur Corner, Meryl Streep, how we’re killing the earth, and so much more!
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.
More links than you can swallow with a milkshake.
Folks came from Mexico, Argentina and everywhere in between as well as from Spain for three days of workshops, cultural presentations and a raucous and beautiful closing march.
Pell grants for prisoners, a nihilist’s guide to gratitude, Yellowstone is pretty at night, cats and yoga but mostly cats, go hiking, chipotle child-speak, (even more) things to do with menstrual blood, and so much more!
A man who hears colors, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl in a trailer, a freebleeding marathon runner who is my personal hero, male musicians described as female musicians would be, unpaid emotional labor, an interview with the creators of the Gender Is Over tee, Ellen Page’s new movie and so very much more!
Everything you could ever want to read is in this link roundup. Everything! Almost everything.
A period playlist, talk of snapdragons, men, carefree black girls, the myth of the ethical shopper, racism around the globe, what kind of drunk are you though?, catcalls, pictures of New Zealand’s queer scene, queer muslims, and so much more!
Mirror-touch synesthesia, so many black children living in poverty, holding your kid’s hand, edibles, Bill fucking Clinton, not productivity tips, Free the Nipple, Jamie Babbit and Natasha Lyonne together again, shopping for maternity clothes, Sophia Wallace and your clit, women ruling Pluto, treating your own damn bladder infection, and so much more!
Documentary films. Policy initiatives. Direct action. These 20 activists are doing it all to save the world — and they’re Autostraddle readers just like you!
So many things for you to read with your eyeballs and your brains!