Mey Rude got in bed with me and we answered all of your questions on bisexuality. We even let you know if we are real or not…
“I feel like every single trans woman of color I know is gorgeous and beautiful and so knowing that I’m one of them, that I’m a part of that community makes me feel infinitely more beautiful than I’ve ever felt in my life.”
Jillian Michaels gets engaged, the SCOTUS stands up for gay adoption, Iga in Japan sees your same-sex partnership as equal to any other partnership, Obama and Justin Trudeau share the love and celebrate the gay marriages they have in common, and a RACCOON.
“As I write about my name now, I feel strength, and contentment and comfort and home. I feel more like myself than I ever have before.”
The journey to finding and deciding on my real name, Melinda Valdivia Rude, took about four years.
This week on Glee, Sue Sylvester turns out to be a Klaine shipper and you’ll get “A Thousand Miles” stuck in your head again.
Mey was featured on HLN last Friday! Check out her interview here.
Mey! Aja! Bevin! We love you so much, you fierce femmes!
Come to Cuties to have coffee and chat with Autostraddle staff writers Carrie Wade, Mey Rude, Carolyn Yates, and Reneice Charles! We’ll be hanging at Cuties coffee for the afternoon and can’t wait to see your lovely faces!
This post is 25% Mey Rude Appreciation Club and 75% “personal essays by trans women oh my gosh how do I pick only 16.” (I picked 17.)
Our spring issue wants you to get outside and find the rest of us, or yourself, or the history of a people, or something else we’ve never seen! Deadline for submissions is midnight April 26th.
And so we talked all night about the rest of our lives…
Autostraddle turns ten in 2019 and in that spirit, the first theme issue of the year is BIRTHDAY. This can mean so many things! Pop in to find out more!
Here are 50 of the best books from this year that are by and about women, feminism or gender and related intersectional issues. There seem to be strong recurring themes of dystopia, anger, and navigating violent structures of power. What a coincidence!
It’s been a banner year for queer women on the big screen!
In August, Book Riot published a list of the Best Books Set In Every State, and I thought to myself, as I so often do, “What if we did a list like this, but for queer women?”
Spooky season is upon us!
Submissions are now open for our next quarterly theme issue: But Make It Fashion.
“I DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT BEING INTENSELY EMOTIONAL OR BAD WITH BOUNDARIES SOUNDS FAKE”
We want your stories for our first in a renewed dedication to quarterly theme issues: Bad Behavior.