Why it’s so hard to prove a civil rights crime, Angela Davis, print on a t-shirt using the sunshine, Issa Rae, nothing is scarier than a black trans woman with a degree, Miranda July and Lorrie Moore, a female iron worker, a queer feminist pops her Sleater-Kinney cherry, ladies on landlines, a lesbian kiss on South Korean TV, cellar spiders in my kitchen and SO. MUCH. MORE.
In which all books mentioned herein were published after 1975 and almost everybody is both female and still alive.
This week’s topics include serial killers who drive trucks, the armpit of America, the self-esteem of teenage girls, Lorrie Moore, the mirror and couponing!
Here are some of my favorite things I’ve ever read on the internet about writing!
This Valentine’s Day, we’re discussing the things that our loved ones must learn to appreciate in order to appreciate us.
When you give the gift of reading, you’re giving two gifts — the book, and the gift of reading that you get from reading the book. Does that make sense?
I’m excited for the fall because of books! You should be too! THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY! A lesbian “poet’s novel”! “Gender Outlaws” 2.0! Amy AND David Sedaris! Also, so much more!
Here are Team Autostraddle’s recommendations for books to get you through the rest of summer — without rotting your brain.
Look, it’s a new open thread! We love to talk about books, so why don’t you talk about them with us!