“Poetry calls us into ourselves. It’s asking you to be truthful and say whatever it is you need to say.”
“I just started working on a piece that’s a mash up of Neil Degrasse Tyson and Nicki Minaj.”
“Every person who comes up and asks to share, has never left me. Every friend or colleague who said I’ll watch your door, I’ll send that email, I’ll pick y’all up, y’all can stay at my house, has never left me.”
Perhaps you are like me, and spent most of yesterday sobbing gently at the beautiful truths expressed in Kristen Stewart’s recently published poem “My Heart Is A Wiffle Ball/Freedom Pole.”
After having been lost to the world for a couple thousand years, two poems written by Sappho have unexpectedly turned up in London following an anonymous collector’s submission to Oxford.
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.
Our journey continues through the Pacific Northwest with creepy doughnuts, surprise parties, and musical theatre!
The leaves were falling, the children were wandering the streets in search of candy and the dog was dressed like a bumblebee.
Oklahoma City, Denver, an Autostraddle Meet-up event and more poetry! Plus, Marine has some planning tips for your next great adventure!
If there’s anything y’all love, it’s sex and pure poetry. So obviously, both took center stage at A-Camp. Here’s a selection.
After our little trip to the big easy, we were ready to relax, get back on budget, and try some real Texas barbeque!
Luckily, we were able to drown out our A-Camp sorrows over some retail therapy at the Mall of America, and a few drinks on Bourbon Street.
“4. Beaver cake.”
We were greeted with open arms, that sexy rasp, and the cutest little dog these cat lovers ever fell for.
“We started out single, and without a queer community in our cities. Now we’re together and traveling the country, largely thanks to our extended Autostraddle family!”
Sure enough, New York City wasn’t short on lovely homoqueers, breakfast pastries, and our new favorite brunch food, bagels!
Of course our trip to Boston wasn’t complete until we found MORE STRADDLERS!
National Poetry Slam 2013! We laughed, we cried, we stayed up until ungodly hours of the night to cheer on our friends and favorites.
We may all worship at the well-spoken altar of Andrea Gibson, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t more out there to love! Here are ten LGBTQ spoken word artists you should consider crushing on.
Today on the mountain we’re playing the Pure Poetry Challenge. Here’s the ten poems we’ll be paying homage to, all by pure poets.