Her name is Tanya Spears and she’s here to be smarter, stronger and cooler than all your favs!
I’m sorry we didn’t hang out on Monkey Day!
Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual, possums again, talking to kids about Ferguson, Santa Claus and coding, malls, nature, masturbating, Ellen Page, and more!
The hit Amazon series is making steps to include more trans women and make it’s stories and characters more authentic.
Out black lesbian Jacqueline Woodson wins in youth fiction, sci-fi gender pioneer Ursula LeGuin takes home an award for distinguished contributions to American letters and skewers capitalism and Lemony Snicket ruins the mood with racist jokes.
I know you probably read the longline (Two codependent best friends — one straight girl, one lesbian — and the man who comes between them.) and wanted to shoot yourself, but this movie isn’t about a man at all AND it’s pretty good.
Guess who’s back!
“Sex shops should be inviting, safe spaces. Porn should be enjoyable and representative of many different communities. I feel like each year, we’re making more strides. It can only get better if we keep pushing.”
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Often, trans people are treated as little more than curiosities. Even when they lose their lives to hate crimes and other violence, they are rarely treated as more than clickbait.
Are you excited for the recently announced Captain Marvel movie? Get ready to be even more excited!
Queers in the South, queers on your teevee, women in politics, witches, Joan Jett pants, Playboy pinups, offensive studies, spiteful children, and more!
We’ve got a Wonder Woman movie with a woman director! We’ve got not one, but two POC superhero movies! We’ve got Spider-Gwen, Gamora and Mockingbird! We’ve even got Squirrel Girl!
Laverne Cox and bell hooks forever, a little Stevie Nicks, Gillian Anderson some more, Texas still, Kristen Stewart all the way, black women vloggers FTW, adoption, Nintendo, marriage equality snails, the trailer for that damn movie y’all won’t stop emailing me about, and so much more! I like your shirt.
With lots of amazing cosplay photos. Because, seriously, wow.
The “born a boy” narrative is hurtful to trans women. It’s time for it to go away.
The goal of the Autostraddle Comic and Sequential Art Awards is to recognize and celebrate positive representation for queer women and feminist issues in comics, webcomics and graphic novels.
“For whatever reason, Stanley assumes that these contemporary characters are living in the same post-racial world that many people prefer to pretend we’re already living in. It’s within the confines of this utopia that these characters appear to be nothing more than sexually charged Angry Black Women, instead of oppressed minorities living in a white man’s world.”
Do TV creators internalize the stereotypes portrayed on TV as “normal,” replicating it in their work environments and causing additional stereotyped portrayals? That’s a chicken-or-the-egg question of art imitating life imitating art.
Everyone’s favorite Gotham City Detective will be a regular on the hotly anticipated new show from Fox.
Why everyone should read Harry Potter, the science of beer, race and the wealth gap, Serena Williams, Mississippi, a cute snail picture, the Tindr lawsuit, and radical, represented, revolutionary and rebooted women in film.