“Witchiness is in my family: my people are the original hilljacks. I grew up with stories about my great-grandma Fern who traveled around Appalachia holding seances where she raised spirits and tables.”
What does it mean to be a queer adult? We’ve got mini-essays from our writers over thirty and three glorious infographics that look at census data and our own Autostraddle Grown-Ups Survey Data to get a grip on what happens next.
Whether we’re trying to send a “f*ck you” to a homophobic dad or an “I love you” to a mom who can’t hear the words any more, it means something to share threads with a person who spawned you.
Sometimes a sext is just a sext, and sometimes it’s something else entirely.
Libraries give us the chance to know something about ourselves and we love them.
Should you tell your dream school that you’re queer in your college application? What about your future employer? The New York Times got us talking about this so we put together a roundtable and now we wanna know how you feel, too.
Many of us were lucky enough to have teachers who didn’t make us queer as such, but they did help make it a little easier on us, sometimes even before we knew it about ourselves. Here’s to them.
There’s a lot to say about religion and queerness and how the two can (or cannot) interact, which is why we put together this roundtable with 12 different perspectives. We hope you share your own thoughts and beliefs in the comment section.
“So when we grilled these maple-laced caramelized onion Gruyère behemoths on a rainy evening and neither of us lost an eye, I knew she was a keeper.”
Autostraddle staff talks anonymously about when they started masturbating, among other things. Join us, won’t you?
In which we respond to “Gay Men’s Sexism and Women’s Bodies,” an article by a gay man who noticed his peers “curiously comfortable critiquing and touching women’s bodies at whim.”
On growing up with (or without) guns.
Let’s take a video-guided tour of the movement called ‘female rap’ with appearances by Salt-n-Pepa, Aaliyah, Lil’ Kim and more! Also, there’s a playlist.
In which the Team does some serious soul-searching and shares with you our deepest feelings about various cereals.
We’ve taken Bonnaroo’s 2012 lineup and turned it into a storytime discussion about our feelings! Join us, won’t you?
This Valentine’s Day, we’re discussing the things that our loved ones must learn to appreciate in order to appreciate us.
I don’t know why we haven’t done this already.
What will you read in 2012?
As the sign outside a metro Boston liquor store once said, “Because holidays are for family.”
Why don’t you take a picture? It’ll last longer.