Think of this as a personality quiz that comes with film recs.
You don’t need to be divorced to have a hot divorcée summer, but it helps. Also: block your exes on Tinder. Don’t think just do it.
Inclusivity is a journey not a destination.
Plus an episode of Top Chef that will leave you ugly crying (we mean it!), updates on New Amsterdam, Legacies, and the very first OutFronts from OutFest.
“Building ofrendas unite the living and the dead; they give space for our stories to be held. I light candles and kneel before them to say prayers because doing so reminds me, even when I’m my most lost – I’m never alone in this world.”
“It’s taken me five years, but the feeling of joy, freedom, excitement, and fulfillment that I feel when I can dance to bachata with my queer kin, when I don’t have to choose between being Latinx or being queer, when I can honor all of my identities at once, is worth risking my safety.”
We’ve covered so many queer books from the past and present on Autostraddle, but we know there are always so many more titles out there to be discovered, and hearing from other members about what makes a book special to them is something we can only get within community. We want to collect information about A+ members’ favorite LGBTQ-themed books in an effort to create an indexed post of intra-community book recommendations for Pride month!
We’re bringing back our Queer IRL reader photo gallery for Pride 2021 and we’d like to feature your face in it!
“Snail4snail seems to be a very good match, I can say.”
Are there certain stereotypes and expectations in the queer community that keep you from feeling valid? Babe this is for you.
“To really be in a moment where I could fully inhabit and celebrate all those things that we call limitations. Or let me say that better, what we perceive of as a limitation, being an incredible source of strength. I love that.”
Me: still confused
You: the elusive chanteuse
When the speech was over, Cash walked up to their friends and hugged them only the way you would hug your best friends after fucking them in a Cheesecake factory bathroom.
As a queer TV critic for over a decade, I have seen a LOT of stupid queer deaths. Here are 15 of the stupidest.
There’s all-out bigotry, and there’s all-out triumph. At the center of the wave of anti-trans sports bills are trans kids who just want to play.
Our anger can be a tool of resistance in a post-pandemic world. Instead of burying or relinquishing it, we should learn to use it.
Diana Taurasi in Space Jam 2, Lili Rienhart and Aisha Dee are teaming up for a Netflix movie, no I will not shut up about In The Heights, and Teen Vogue tackled the topic of queer fandom.
The violence against Black and Indigenous birthing people is intergenerational violence and trauma happening in real time, in each birth. Healing it – by making midwifery more accessible for more people, in the contexts and environments that are centered on the comfort, care, respect, and empowerment of birthing people – is one deeply important step forward in creating that world.
“When I say it’s comforting I mean it’s comforting in the omg this is so painful and beautiful and I love art and I love being trans and I want to die and aghhafsdghslakjnci sort of way.”
Stacy London’s lil summer freckles, Amandla Stenberg teaches business, and I actually got sad the other day because I remembered that Gillian Anderson had a girlfriend in college and that girlfriend was not me.