Sara Benincasa is an award-winning comedian and author of “Great”, a modern gender swapped retelling of “The Great Gatsby”.
I figuratively locked Grace Ellis and Shannon Watters in a dark room and made them talk a little bit about their creative process in celebration of today’s AMAZING launch. Also: preview art!
“I just started working on a piece that’s a mash up of Neil Degrasse Tyson and Nicki Minaj.”
“Every person who comes up and asks to share, has never left me. Every friend or colleague who said I’ll watch your door, I’ll send that email, I’ll pick y’all up, y’all can stay at my house, has never left me.”
This comedy crush has survived years and is still going strong. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, creators and stars of Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” are this week’s crushes.
If you want to learn from the biggest brain living at the intersections of pizza and feminism, know this: she works here. Duh.
Autostraddle chatted with Eve Lindley and Ryley Pogensky, two models from “Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters,” about what brought them to the shoot and how it’s keeping them around.
Shamikah Martinez’s first interview as a comedian was with Autostraddle and now she’s back!
Danielle Warby chats with Belle Brockhoff about coming out on national television, being a gay athlete at the Sochi Olympics, and her crush on Mila Kunis.
We talked with Teagan Widmer about her new site for transgender, intersex, and gender noncomforming folks, and how YOU can help develop the app even further.
A lot of my favorite feminists are the feminists who stand up to the movement. Julia Serano is definitely one of them.
A new petition asks NARAL and Planned Parenthood to step up to the plate as trans* allies with more inclusive language.
“There were all these different bodies and shapes and colors that came in to audition, women who had gone to Juilliard or been on Broadway, but no one wants to put them on TV because they don’t necessarily fit into a TV executive’s idea of what’s beautiful.”
“I think the biggest thing for me is the plug-in to this amazing trans* and queer community that’s out there that’s been doing this work that’s, I think, at a point where it’s really ready to take the lead from people who live in many multiplicities.”
Meet your new crush, MTV and UCB’s Nicole Byer. She loves drag queens, cursing, and apple pie.
“Writing a Rita Mae Brown ‘Sudden Death’ or Jenny Schecter ‘Lez Girls’ was never an option.”
“For me, reading and speaking body language is like communicating in any foreign language — I concentrate hard, stumble, and make embarrassing errors. Turns out other queer autistic people have this problem too.”
Lydia is a queer femme who writes an acclaimed personal style blog, Style Is Style. She’s been featured in BUST and Rookie but this is the very first official interview where she’s talking about coming out and being queer! Also her style is AMAZING. Prepare to fall in love.
“Totally Biased” Writer and Correspondent, Janine Brito is a queer woman of color that was on your television screen. If you missed it, now’s the time to catch up.
Rebecca is a 37 year old electrician currently living with her partner in Philadelphia. She spoke about being an LGBT person and a gender nonconformist working in the trades and being a contestant in the ACLU’s My Big, (Il)legal, Gay Wedding contest!