“…diaries inspired me and I felt like I had to write something that fused together the pressure cooker of the 80s — being surround by excess — from neon spandex and political darkness to now, where even though Section 28 has been repealed, and same-sex marriage has been embedded into law, it still feels like society has a lot of catching up to do.”
“I have the last say on every word. So know that it comes through me. It’s not being written by a bunch of straight people in a room, like, ‘What would a lesbian say?'”
The Venezuelan supermodel, actress and activist talks about her new memoir, coming out now vs. then, inspiring gay Latinas, the kinds of pastries she brought Sandra Bernhard years ago and working on set of The L Word.
“I think you can put so many people of color on TV shows, but until there are more people of color who are making those decisions to put those actors and actresses in those roles, we’re not quite at that point yet. We need more Shonda Rhimes in our lives.”
Musician Julia Nunes on her kickstarter, her new album, her relationship with Dannielle Owens-Reid and that time she almost fell into the toilet before opening for Ben Folds.
We convinced her to share her top secret tips for cooking perfect scrambled eggs!
“That’s the reason having a platform matters so much to me. Violence against trans women of color gets shoved under the rug so often, and there’s no accountability.”
This past Saturday, just a few hours before the Millions March in NYC, I sat down with Barbara Smith, a Black lesbian feminist legend.
I emailed my dad, Bruce, and my grandma, Phyllis, and asked if they’d like to have a three-generational conversation inspired by the book. They agreed, and so we all read it and converged on my dad’s house to discuss.
Sara Medd is a woman on a mission. That mission is to help you find all of the androgynous and otherwise gender-neutral garb you’ve been looking for all your life.
Wednesday, October 1st at 11/10c “Girl Code” returns. Resident lesbian Quinn Marcus tells us what we have to look forward to.
“I wore a hooded shirt with a suit jacket which is a look I really enjoy but there aren’t any pictures of me in it because I’m not important, so I avoided trying to make people care about me by skipping most of the red carpet.”
The new executive director of Garden State Equality, Andy Bowen, and I chat about the influence of queer radicalism on LGBT progressive organizations and movements.
Mary and Frances reveal the secrets of the diary-writing universe.
She sings opera, bakes cookies, and owns more than half a dozen journals. What more could we ask for?
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.
Abbie has a collection of uni-ball roller pens and the coolest bangs south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Introducing Tango, a shining star in the galaxy of Straddler-Journalers!
Listen up all queermos within striking distance of Philly! There’s a new bookstore coming your way — a very very queer bookstore with a café and art and all sorts of amazing things. And it’s being built from the ground up by community members Makella Craelius and Puppett.
I resurrected this incredible column to introduce everyone to Chelsea, a two-time A-Camper and this year’s Kippier Clothier Camper.