Enormous origami bunnies, Reality Bites, fucked up spider stuff, dogs that smell cancer, female-fronted bands, privacy laws that fail women, a lesbian-themed film takes Best Picture, a zine by incarcerated women, tales from conversion therapy, and so very much more!
A queer plus-size woman of color in cosplay that will make your whole heart sing, The Golden Girls, it’s National Cereal Day, a man said something smart and measured, female truckers and armwrestlers, women who mapped the universe, a podcast rec, a story about my foot, and so very much more!
Joe Biden won’t run for President, the IHS will provide better access to emergency contraception for Native women, Kim Davis’s emails released, and more.
Autostraddle and A-Camp staff and family members are here to talk about what PP means to us as LGBT folks, and why we need it to be around for a very, very long time.
Welcome to the first in a series of exciting discoveries from our survey of over 4,000 Autostraddle readers over the age of 29.
You’ve probably heard a lot of alarming claims made about Planned Parenthood over the past few months — now here are the facts that prove them wrong.
Famous people: when it comes to mental health, a lot of them are just like us!
You may have heard that somebody’s gynecologist found a cat hairball in her vagina. Why stop there? There are so many other wonderful tales to tell each other!
The Black Lives Matter movement also repudiated the Democratic National Committee’s endorsement, a Maryland judge refuses to drop charges against the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a professor received a grant to study health in bisexual women and more news stories.
Reproaction was borne out of a simple observation: the pro-choice movement is losing in America.
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.
It’s gonna get really real in here.
Eric Casebolt of McKinney is resigning, Apple’s new period-inclusive HealthKit, India has its first lesbian couple in a commercial, abortion access restrictions being upheld in Texas, and more!
Governor Cuomo issues emergency measures for nail salons, the Obama administration clarifies what birth control is covered under the Affordable Care Act, a trans woman is suing Barnes & Noble and more news stories!
If sexual health isn’t relevant to your interests yet, it should be.
Sleep is a gift. A good night’s rest heals the body and soul and is glorious. So, let’s help each other sleep, yeah? I’ll share my tips and you’ll share yours. Then maybe we can have an international spiritual slumber party, but the kind where people actually slumber.
Lord knows the messes we get ourselves into when we haven’t gotten enough sleep. If you want to know them too, they’re all revealed in this roundtable!
With MAP’s report, we have clear, comprehensive data that solidifies the seriousness of the problem and provides a new resource for battling it.
Put one or two in your bath and watch them fizz away. As you’re steeping, take some time to reflect on your life and feel good about all the decisions you’ve made that have gotten you to this point.
Studies like this are vital, even if they all say the same depressing thing, because they force people to confront the real impacts of biphobia and discrimination.