Every two weeks I’ll profile a queer lit title that’s outside of the public eye for one reason or another: obscure, small-press, older, aimed at a different niche, or otherwise underrated. This week, we’re learning about Chrystos!
Welcome to this new column featuring interviews with queer and trans women running all kinds of businesses! We’ll talk about the challenges, what drives us, tools and tips, workspaces, marketing, and realism. First up: Beth interviews herself about her business, Little Red Tarot.
Hey there, friends! Come on into this Gayme Corner, let’s play some games and get to know each other a little.
Numbers play a major role in the structure of tarot. The numbers running through the four suits each have their own themes, providing another helpful way to interpret your cards!
“Fresh Romance #2 comes out this week and I checked it out and loved it twice as much as I loved the first issue (and I loved the first issue a lot).”
Make this super simple candle and forget about the pests!
Plus Lena keeps not telling Stef about how her boss kissed her, and Doc Yewll is so unimpressed with the St. Louis arch comes crumbling down.
Hooking up with your friends (but not on the beach), sex during or six weeks after pregnancy, lady-dating secrets and more.
What happens when you mix technology and table top games? These apps! And these games!
“When I was in high school, I punched a wall to feel something besides the tightness in my chest.”
“It wasn’t until after I heard confirmation from the doctor that our baby did in fact look healthy and well, until after I wiped the gel off my stomach and pulled my shirt back down — until I got outside even, on the way to our car — that it really sunk in. I was having a ****. I am having a ****.”
The nearly half a decade that passed between the first and second waves of feminism was a period of great transition for what hadn’t even yet been named the “feminist movement.”
Plus: Miley Cyrus puffy painted Caitlyn Jenner for charity, Lady Gaga and Linda Perry tag-teamed on “What’s Up,” Laverne Cox and Lily Tomlin’s “Grandma” gets its first trailer, the USWNT is headed to the World Cup quarters, and so much more information!
Does Miley Cyrus have a gal pal? From what educational institution did Evan Rachel Wood get her PhD in snuggling? These are the deep philosophical questions we ask ourselves.
Seriously, that should be enough to convince you to read the book and this review.
Crying while masturbating, the first-ever accessible orgy in Toronto, having better one-night stands, multiple orgasms and more.
Screet was created as part of the 2015 StartupBus competition, a roadtrip hackathon where folks on different buses develop startup projects on the road, by a team featuring Autostraddle’s very own Creatrix Tiara, and she’s the single person undertaking its second coming. As she builds momentum for the reboot, she set aside some precious moments to talk with me about where Screet comes from and where it’s going.
“Who wants some GLITTER?!”
Get into tonight’s new moon with a handmade pendant!
The Batgirl creative team makes changes to fix their transphobic mistakes, Harley and Ivy are confirmed as a couple, and DC has more queer heroes than ever before!