“Vegan Cinderella” ends on a bright note, entering the small canon of TV love stories between queer women that get a happy ending.
I had my doubts – because honestly, consuming media as a disabled person is an exercise in disappointment. So I was cautious when Margarita finally popped up on Netflix. Could it be? Was it really that good?
If you’re looking for trans actors playing trans characters, the absolute best place on TV to look is Jill Soloway’s show for Amazon Prime, Transparent.
There’s a Holtzmann comic in here, Snapchat Specs, your dreamless weed-induced sleep, upbeat Mary Berry news, Roxane Gay, and so much more!
Featuring: Evan Rachel Wood, Kate McKinnon and Stephanie Beatriz!
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I’m hopeful, though, that TV in particular has the potential to introduce richer disabled people with stronger context and more to say than “look how sad my life is.”
There’s a new lesbian rom-com out there that gets my little gay heart fluttering, and no, you can’t watch it in a movie theater. But you can probably catch it upwards of 16 times in a row when trying to stream something on the CW’s website.
I’m going to talk about how thankful I am for all the LGBTQ people who are making comics and telling stories and creating heroes and showing the rest of us that anything is possible. If you’re an LGBTQ person, no matter if you’re out to the whole world or only yourself, I am so thankful for you and the work that you do.
Now, more than ever, in the climate we’re in, our stories need to be told. And our stories include loving, joy, revolution, dancing, crying, raging, surviving, and so, so much more. We have so much to tell, and it’s so important that we do.
One lesbian movie to rule them all.
I can believe in aliens, but I cannot believe that the lady with the mullet who lives in the woods with her young female assistant and trains dogs is straight.
You want to read some links; I’ve got some links for you to read. SYMBIOSIS.
More links than you can shake a stick at! More links than a cat has hair! More even! More!
Patreon is sort of like a virtual tip jar, or a Kickstarter that keeps on going each month, and it lets you support all your favorite creators so that you can let them know you appreciate them and so that they can keep doing what they do.
Autostraddle walks you through the entire history of trans female characters on American television from 1965-2015.
On WWE superstar Chyna, her impact on young girls who grew up watching her, and what the media fails to note about her legacy in light of her recent passing.
These are the most talked about, most acclaimed, most beloved and most watched lesbian movies that were birthed into the world after Autostraddle dot com.
46. Lesbian kisses another lesbian, is happy, stays alive.
We’ve got data and timelines and infographics and conversation on topics including: white actors getting Oscars for playing people of color, white savior narratives, roles that garner nominations for Black actors, the shocking lack of nominations for Asian, Latinx and Native American actors and so much more.