Planned Parenthood, Evan Rachel Wood, Black legacy wrapped in fur, Patrisse Cullors on burnout, Hannah Gadsby on tour, the promise of sleep, NJ teaching LGBTQ history, Super Bowl ads, and so much more!
Finding queer southern lit, how the queer writers of the ’60s and ’70s shape Patrisse Cullors’s political work, the best of 2018 book lists and more.
This week’s Good Trouble shines a worthwhile light on the problem with cash bail.
What if we all committed to a radical reading list for 2021? What would we learn? And with this, what could we do? This collection of books will set you up with hope and pathways toward radical change in 2021.
How do non-D&D Discords even work?!
Kamala Harris has become first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party. (Also, did you know, women of color are running for congress at an all-time high? I like to call it the “Squad Effect.”)
Theres been a lot of hate for “hard pants” lately…
For the Gworls is a prime example of how Black trans organizers have found ways to keep one another safe, housed, and healthy despite violence at every turn.
There’s a long and proud Black radical history of fighting back against the prison industrial complex and criminal (in)justice systems. So why is it that most of the voices that are upheld come from cis men?
The mideason finale of Good Trouble showcases the hard, un-glamorous, often solitary work of becoming an adult — something it does better than most shows on television.
Plus: New trailers for new seasons of Claws, Pose, and Jessica Jones; stabby Killing Eve news and interviews; Amber Benson’s playing gay again; Gentleman Jack has been renewed; that murdery lesbian cello Netflix movie, and more!
I don’t scroll mindlessly through Twitter and Facebook anymore. What I do instead is engage with the women activists who are leading our way in the battle through the darkness.
Hillbilly TV, today’s SCOTUS ruling, queerness in crime fiction, the U.S. government funds anti-queer adoption agencies, rural LGBTQ teachers are not doing great, vaginal microbes are calling the shots, transmasculine pregnancy, and so much more!
CBS already canceled Doubt, but the full first season is airing this summer and it’s breaking major ground for trans representation.
“Our rage and our joy aren’t at odds with each other; they’re both integral to our history, our present, our future.”
U.S. national soccer is sporting rainbow letters for pride, super gay sneakers from Nike and Converse if that’s your thing, self-care according to the laaaadies, Astrea’s Fueling the Frontlines Award are intersectional feminist fire, a new album from artists living in countries where being gay is dangerous or illegal, and more good queer stuff!
In which Autostraddle tech duo Cee and Chloe revisit Lesbians Who Tech and have loads of thoughts about how it’s grown and where it might grow next.
How to use a message triangle, come up with impactful slogans, and why we need to sharpen our words to fight back.
GBBO hamsters, Kate McKinnon’s Ghostbusters outtakes, so much abortion talk, Michelle Tea, single mother by choice, domestic violence shelters, Eileen Myles, horror maps, horror movies, horror Trump, and so much more!
Vegan stinky cheese, [literally] fake women, Diane Arbus, LGBT mobs against cake, midlife lesbian realizations, Marie J. Cuda, millennials are SO EFFING GAY, there’s a lot going on inside your boobs, and so much more!
Black queer women are magical. We’re innovators of style, technology, science, art, music, and all other sorts of badassery. This year for Black History Month, we’ve included another 50 Black trans and queer women that you absolutely must know about.