Also.Also.Also: And We’re Quarantining With Ghosts Now

I took Tuesday off, but WOW DID I MISS YOU!

What’s new? Painted your nails? Stared out a window? Did you finally find the remote? Was it stuck between the couch cushion and the fold out bed you never use? Tell me everything!


Queer as in F*ck You

Kehlani Is Ready to Give You Something to Talk AboutKehlani Is Ready to Give You Something to Talk About

I feel like we keep coming back to this story about dying lesbian bars for the last two weeks now, and always from a different angle: Where Did All the Lesbian Bars Go? Increasingly, They’re on TV

Mary-Kate Olsen Will Date Cara Delevingne: A Mystical Prediction. Sometimes we all need a laugh.

Myriam Gurba for Remezcla, Be About It: A History of Mutual Aid Has Prepared POC for This Moment (and if you want to learn more about how queer and trans POC are helping doing mutual aid in this crucial moment, you will love Autostraddle’s new mini-series, Community Check! The first two entries – published just this week — highlight the work of queer Latinas)


Saw This, Thought of You

How Do I Shop Ethically?

Meet Alex Koones, the Jewish Woman Feeding Hungry Queers in NYC

With County Fairs Off, Children Show Their Cows and Sheep Virtually. Maybe it’s because I live in the Midwest, but I found this to be really tender.

Speaking of virtual events, there’s an online nerd comic-con happening this weekend to raise money to support first responders.

IDK Rachel Kincaid keeps finding us spooky shit, and I keep posting it: Quarantining With a Ghost? It’s Scary

Much respect to aficionados of sad/angry white girl music everywhere: Alanis Morissette Announces Jagged Little Pill Livestream

Whew, music really is creeping all over this roundup, huh?

I love everything about this. (El perreo es nuestro, here’s the link)


Political Snacks

Aimee Stephens Died Fighting for Trans Rights. Reports Still Deadnamed Her.

A good time to mention that Xoài Phạm, our new trans subject editor, penned an absolutely breathtaking tribute that we all should take time to read: Like Aimee Stephens, We Await the Justice We Deserve 

Put respect on Aimee’s name.


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Carmen Phillips

Carmen is Autostraddle's Editor-in-Chief and a Black Puerto Rican femme/inist writer. She claims many past homes, but left the largest parts of her heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There were several years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a copy of James Baldwin’s “Fire Next Time” under her pillow. You can find her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.

Carmen has written 515 articles for us.

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