From actual hexes to binding spells, witchcraft has a long tradition in the fight to dismantle white supremacy. A new generation of Black witches are taking part in the resistance using ancestral practices, ideologies, and modern technology.
Y’Know what I miss? Crying in public. A human emotion, shared with fellow humans.
These days are dark and this news is BRIGHT AS THE SUN THAT’S BACKLIGHTING MEGAN RAPINOE AS SHE SLIPS A RING ONTO SUE BIRD’S HAND!
Between Republicans rewriting rules and COVID-19, there’s a real potential for historic levels of voter suppression. Here’s a look at some states where voter suppression efforts are already at work.
i would also watch an incredible ryan murphy show about this with sarah paulson and jessica lange as the wronged lesbian penguin parents.
I broke my rule about not listening to Christmas music before Thanksgiving because, frankly, I needed the burst of serotonin.
Shelli and Drew had such high hopes for The Craft: Legacy, and wow were they dashed by this terrible movie.
“I rate this article 69/69!”
Here are seven easy solo costumes for lesbians in quarantine that will help make this Halloween the best one yet* (*this will not be the case)!!!!
Most consent conversations are based on the assumption that everybody experiences sexual desire and attraction — but asexual people don’t.
STANDING ALONG IN MY FIRE, YOU’RE NOT ALONE!
Disability tropes are all rooted in the same failure of imagination. Most writers are simply unable to envision a world where people with disabilities live fulfilling, happy lives.
Also: the perfect cheese pairings for your Halloween pairings, Whitney Houston keeps right on proving that Black femmes simply cannot lose, and that AOC longread profile that everyone’s talking about!
“Most production companies and organizations feel like they check off their list of requirements by having one of us in the room. We need more inclusivity in lead roles, as well as behind the scenes. There is a lack of positive representations of black trans women. Why are we not celebrating the accomplishments of a demographic of women that overcome extreme adversity? We are beyond prostitution. We are more than secrets.”
To be Black in this world is to be intimate with a kind of living death. It’s an intimacy no one craves, and yet Black people know better than most that Audre Lorde speaks truth to power when she says “we were never meant to survive.”
Autostraddle spoke to reps from US political parties – including third parties – to ask them directly about their commitment to trans issues and what we can expect from them going into this election.
Casper? Gay. Bloody Mary? Gay. The Ghost of Christmas Past? Well, go ahead and give that androgynous lil’ ghostie some chapstick and a Tracy Chapman record, ‘cause that wisp of Christmas spirit is GAY.
“I found out about it on a twitter thread where the OP was asking what apps poc were using to find hookups; I was curious as someone looking for hookups but also looking for my Taurus wife (my DMs are open).”
Erin: Wow, they have really done you dirty. I would love to make you two s’mores.
Carly: Thank you!
Riese: Let’s go glamping!
Eight trans-inclusive fantasy books for the Harry Potter fans , from all-gender Quidditch to trans boys summoning ghosts, there’s a book here for every Potterhead!