Vintage lesbian art! Plus: why being a second is best, why your girlfriend kinda looks like your mom, turning a tiny apartment into a dungeon and more.
Samira Wiley, Lena Waithe, Gaga, gay songs, genderqueer actors, and interracial lesbians buying a house in Connecticut!!!
Mae gets an unexpected knock on the door.
Today is all about crushes and what you should do about them: something, or nothing? Three questions, three answers. Only the strong survive. It takes two to tango. Love is a battlefield. Loose lips sink ships!
“Who knew Str8 Karen could be so exhausting?”
Also AHS: Cult keeps being terrifying for all the wrong reasons.
Listen, even if you don’t believe you’re a person who is capable of Hot Takes, as a queer person in this current political climate, you are an actual hot take.
Youtube’s LGBTQ problem, transgender veterans in Kansas, Mallory Ortberg’s latest, how internalized homophobia affects your clothing, and so, so very much more. Really, this is packed.
How do we want to be seen in our daily lives? How much control do we really have over it? How do we make ourselves visible in a world that often chooses not to see us clearly, and what risks and complications come with it? There’s no one answer, which is why we had all these Autostraddle staffers who identify somewhere under the bisexual umbrella talk about it for you!
Happy weekend, babes. Let’s hang out and tell secrets and eat popcorn!
Queer content creators are losing page views and revenue over YouTube’s inexplicable decision to hide LGBTQ and mental health videos, while also demonetizing them.
“What if my pet is a sourdough starter named Sue Perkins?”
“For me, listening to music has always been a source of power, especially when the music I listen to is by other bi and queer folks.”
Some interesting Jewish people to enjoy with your apples and honey.
“I watched her zip up her white dress in the mirror; I watched her cross and uncross her legs; I watched her, and my friends watched her, and in the movie we were watching the other characters, men and women, watched her. I hated her so much, and so purely, with such satisfaction. I couldn’t look away.”
Trousers, jeans, and shorts that fit your body and your gender.
In general, my bi friends understand the alienation, erasure and self-doubt that comes with being bisexual in a “can’t you just pick one” world. By seeing and believing each other’s negative experiences, we help each other reduce the harm of those things.
Here’s the thing: mice are going to be around, especially if you live in a city.
Bergdorf was recently fired by L’Oreal over a Facebook post about white supremacy.
Plus: Sabrina the Teenage Witch is spinning off of Riverdale, Asia Kate Dillon chats with Marie Claire, Shondaland.com is here, and more Rachel-on-Rachel sex information.