“Stonewall couldn’t be more whitewashed than if it was doused in Clorox Bleach and thrown into the laundry three times over.”
Really unclear why we didn’t spend at least one semester reading Emily Dickinson’s love letters to her girlfriend.
“Elizabeth kissed her back, passionately and crazily! It felt like being beat by ocean waves — but in a good way.”
Sometimes the only way to remember the good times is to recreate them yourself.
There is literally no incorrect way to do college and Autostraddle staff are the proof.
How do lesbians have sex? Well, we have an actual answer for you: here are the 15 sex acts we consider a regular part of our sex lives.
Strawberries and blueberries in a buttermilk biscuit cobbler situation, so you can live your best life!
I don’t know how to make friends, but I’m going to try. I’m going to do it with apps and technology, so that the process is replicable for the rest of you.
In the very first edition of a biweekly column all about tacos, Yvonne writes about her personal connection to the delicious, Mexican super food and her search for damn good tacos far away from home.
Are you a running shoe lesbian who likes to make vulva hands? There’s only one way to find out.
We learn who A is… but the transphobic trope reinforced by the summer finale is the show’s most disappointing reveal yet.
Yup, we found 100 films for lesbian, bisexual and queer women that are good enough for one of our most epic lists of all time.
“These people need to be acknowledged for the role they played. And that they existed! It’s so important that they at least realized that Marsha and Sylvia existed and that they did so much to help the community.”
“I’m really good at just torching a bridge and not looking back. And you are the only fucking person who has forced me to build the bridge back.”
“I sent you a text overnight like, “I know this has been really hard but I’m gonna be home soon and I love you and it’s gonna be OK.” I woke up and you were like, “I can’t be your girlfriend,” and I… I was just blindsided.”
In Donald Trump’s world, women without “normative” gender presentations are fat slobs and “traditionally attractive” women are bimbos and idiots.
This isn’t just exhausting. This is intergenerational trauma, oppression, and maybe even genocide. This violence is specifically targeted against black and brown women, gender non-conforming folks, and especially trans women of color.
“I’m not sure if there was anything specific that made me feel like I needed other women. Maybe it was moving to LA with no prospects. Maybe it was breaking up with one terrible person for another terrible person. Maybe those two forms of loneliness converged into motivation. Maybe I was just tired. I can tell you this though: Befriending other queer women will save your life.”
“That’s when we slept in a bed together and when I woke up I said I missed you while I was sleeping.”
The reclusive writer opens up to Autostraddle about life, love and her future with her gal pal, Midwestern rapscallion Abby Braughton.