The largest leather festival in the world brings butts, boobs and spanking to Folsom street in San Francisco.
To help you along, we’ve rounded up Autostraddle team members to tell you about their favourite mirrorless cameras and lenses and why they love them.
This is a photo essay mostly about two girls and a dog camping around Northern California and Southern Oregon.
Outside Lands: It’s chilly, there are trees, there’s great music and delicious food. You should go.
Not feeling the traditional white wedding dress? No worries, we’ve got you covered.
I’ve just tried a metric ton of photography applications so you don’t have to and boiled it down to what (in my opinion) are the best options.
So many parties, so much pride.
“The energy in the air was super reminiscent of a sporty lesbian summer camp. Or how I assume a sporty lesbian summer camp would be.”
“While the LA Dyke March is small, the excitement in the air as the bikes rev their engines is something to experience.”
I found everything I was looking for, except myself.
This is the biggest, most amazing AAA that you’ve ever seen. You are not ready.
“My Dinah mission was not to party, but to go on an adventure. In three days I crossed four big items off my bucket list: camping under an eclipse, Dinah, Salvation Mountain, and the Salton Sea.”
Mountains! Cats! Fake cows! Real cows! Oceans! Cities! Get in here and show us your most scenic views!
“In contrast to cheesy maternity shoots or tabloid “baby bumps,” Sophie’s photos show our animal hunger, our exhaustion and our inability to keep up with the housework.”
Co-founder and photographer Gia Goodrich aims to empower women to feel beautiful no matter their gender expression or personal identity.
It’s time to introduce you to my last and final monsters. These were the people I had wanted from the very beginning, actually, they were pretty fully realized into their own identities — working with everyone else in the project involved pulling out their narratives a lot more to get what we wanted, but for these three… my muses! It was not so difficult.
A girl spends 19 days in rural Tennessee with her girlfriend and her family, takes a million pictures, then tells her whole life story in just under 4,000 words. What’s not to love?
“Putting yourself first and living for yourself and your opinions is generally attributed to selfishness, which is seen as negative. But you need that most of the time, to survive, because you can’t please everyone and you have to live with yourself first.”
Tegan and Sara, detox crafts, Baconland and TREES.
“I used that lip gloss, that purple holographic, because I knew it would look great on her, but I wanted it to look like she just ate some futuristic fruit and she was so happy about it she didn’t bother to wipe her face. The glitter in her hair looked like a halo in the dark. After the portrait she told me she planned on sprinkling glitter in her fro on a regular basis.. She couldn’t stop smiling.”