“I represented my community and I think there are a lot of other people in the house that kind of did them and we just did us and I think that’s what makes the show a really good, almost – if I can say this – positive Real World. I think it’s awesome because we’re us and we lived and we cried and we fucked.”
“Maybe years of blogging ruined me, or maybe they created a productive tension.”
Were you actually discovered in a karaoke bar? “Yes, I was.” What were you singing? “Like the Way I Do’ by Melissa Etheridge.”
Jessica has lived in London her whole life but currently attends Cambridge University where she studies English Literature. She spoke about Effing Dykes, intersectionality, mental health issues, and much more.
“Parks and Recreation” writer and terrible black best friend, Aisha Muharrar answers a few questions.
If you’re anything like me, you love to read comics about queer couples, weird cats and even weirder nature. ChaosLife covers all those bases and I chatted with the creators.
The second book to come out of the “Attention: People With Body Parts” project invites survivors of domestic violence to heal through discussions with their own body parts.
New York comedian, actress, and impressionist Liza Dye talks about her Michelle Obama impression, all those “ready for SNL” lists, and Kanye West.
“There’s something really magical about creating the job you want for yourself from scratch.”
Straddler On The Street turns one year old today, so we captured Vanessa and insisted she let us interview her instead of vice versa like usual. The results are predictably full of floral print and feelings.
“If we could each have authentic understanding and acceptance of our sexuality and identity, that would make a sex-positive world.”
“I am 24 and my partner is in her fifties, and I really really want to talk about my experience in an age gap relationship.” We chatted with Connie, a first generation Asian American currently living in New Mexico, about this and more!
“I think I’m really good at making people think they’re listening to happy music, but if you actually listen to the words you realize it’s really not.”
Yamara Taylor (The Boondocks, How to Rock, Instant Mom) chats about comedy writing, trick or treating at Aisha Tyler’s house, and the dearth of five year old sketch actors.
What’s far too often missing from the narratives of global activism is the nuances of local contexts and agency of “oppressed” people, who don’t simply sit around waiting to be saved. Here’s where the ASC comes in.
Allison Weiss is at it again with a brand new album, a new city, and a new Autostraddle Interview. We talked about Say What You Mean (Sideways Sessions), her dad and her cat, and how she can still write breakup songs even though she’s not sad anymore.
Natalie describes herself as a completely open book, and she’s not kidding! We talked about her transition, building community, and the pros and cons of living in rural Wisconsin.
“I just aim to perform female characters with dignity and intelligence — which is an obvious choice to me, but perhaps not so familiar in the entertainment industry.”
An Autostraddle Interview with Tania De Rozario, queer artist, writer and activist. Read more about her views on censorship, activism and Jeanette Winterson in this interview.
Abby was the winner of the A-Camp 4.0 Kreuzbach10 campership, and as you might expect from such a human, Abby is sweet, energetic, confident and dapper as all hell. We talked about Ghana, names, gender, telling stories, and A-Camp.