“Form-fitting feels different than tailored and my form is something I’m super protective of — so why the fuck did I decide to wear leggings today?”
For queer women of color, intersectionality isn’t just a “concept” or a “framework” for theorists to use for mind exercise — it’s a lived experience.
“It’s like you’re so good at your weird, low-cost lifestyle, but you know nothing about the real world.”
Conversations among their own group consist of sexual gossip, certainly in excess of what we might have designated as “good taste.”
Are you tired of flipping through fashion magazines and reading through makeup trends posts only to find that the looks are designed for white women? I’ve arranged some fall makeup looks designed for darker skinned women.
There is now data that suggests viewers are more likely to watch shows with racially diverse casts and writing staffs. Imagine that.
If she writes an open letter, we’ll all write an open letter, and it’ll be ANARCHY!
Ever since I went to a Halloween party at my friend’s church youth group in 6th grade, I’ve been almost inseparable from my Christian identity. But on November 4th, 2012, my heart was all the way down in my toes as I got ready to go to church for the first time as a transgender lesbian.
“As a woman of color who does not fit into Western Eurocentric standards of what is conventionally attractive, every day I step out and love myself is an act of resistance.”
I mean, why not?
We are going down… on vaginas.
Selena, the Queen of Tejano Music, bidi bidi bom bommed her way to my heart when I was just a kid and my love for her will never die.
My transgender wife and I are both people with a lot of serious challenges to face, and we chose to confront those challenges as a team. That’s not heroism. It’s love.
“I am afraid help will come too late to someone in my life. I am afraid that closets become coffins.”
An Autostraddle first.
A man decided it was time for a “women’s publication that puts world news and politics alongside beauty tips.” He got $6.5 million to make it happen. When the women who work in women’s media found out, everyone’s head exploded.
The studios are trying to pass on a pilot by a queer woman of color about a queer woman of color and her friends. Surprise surprise. Watch ‘Twenties’ now to show your support.
“Will I have to leave my boxer briefs at home in lieu of high-waisted, thin, cotton lady panties under my kick ass uniform during Basic Training?”