Also.Also.Also: Ellen Page Is Fired Up and Coming for Mike Pence, Plus Other Stories for Your Week

Hello and welcome! Sorry for the absence of an AAA last Thursday! But, there was a newsletter, which is like the AAA for Autostraddle, if you think about it. So, not a complete failure.

Queer as in F*ck You

‘Exhaustion Is Not An Option’: BLM’s Patrisse Cullors On Grief and Activism

“A New Me Was Born”: Evan Rachel Wood Shares Her Experience In A Mental Hospital

Finding Community During Pregnancy As A Black Non-Binary Femme

Prominent Transgender Advocate Harassed by Anti-Trans Feminists

How Planned Parenthood Became a Safe Haven for Queer Women

Most Pregnancy Apps Assume You’re Married and Heterosexual

Teaching My Daughter That Love Is Love

Hannah Gadsby Unveils ‘Nanette’ Follow-Up Show and U.S. Tour

Ellen Page stating the honest to goodness truth on Colbert last week:

New Jersey Becomes Second State in Nation to Require That Schools Teach LGBT History

A Lesbian Bollywood Buff, I’ve Waited For ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga’ All My Life!

Island Youth Making Their Own Chest Binders for Themselves and Others

Governor’s Office Says Kim Davis Must Pay $225,000 To Gay Plaintiffs For “Violating Civil Rights”

A cool project to support is Work for a Million Graphic Novel: “A new graphic novel based on the 1978 series by Eve Zaremba starring Helen Keremos, crime fiction’s first lesbian private eye.” Like what?? You love all of those things! 💸

Or maybe you need some Valentine’s Day cards that keep it consensual? Look no further: Free Period Press’s Healthy Love Valentines! 💘


Saw This, Thought of You

A Black Legacy, Wrapped Up in Fur. Go ahead and drop what you’re doing to read this.

Race Women: A New Project to Spotlight a Generation of Early Black Feminists

Almost Undefeated: The Forgotten Football Upset of 1976

When the Suffrage Movement Sold Out to White Supremacy

It’s Just a Matter of Time Till Everybody Loves Lizzo

Always Tweet: A Conversation with Ashley Feinberg

The Winnipeg Women Ridesharing to Keep Each Other Safe

How Startups Are Selling Anxious Millennials on the Promise of Sleep

ASMR, Robots and Carrie Bradshaw: The Best and Worst Super Bowl LIII Spots

Digital Media: What Went Wrong


Political Snacks

Feds Used Fake Michigan University in Immigration Sting

Gone in a Generation wow not an uplifting read at all.

Joshua Tree National Park ‘May Take 300 Years to Recover’ From Shutdown

The Second Coming of Nancy Pelosi

Trump’s State of the Union pledge: Ending HIV transmissions by 2030

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8 Comments

  1. Do these anti-trans feminist lesbians not get that groups like the Heritage foundation really isn’t on their side cause they are women and lesbian? Like do they not see that all these groups have been for years saying homophobic retoric and racist garbage? It’s also rich that a woman from the U.K. is claiming that the U.S. exported the idea of trans and trans right when the natives in the U.S.(and Americas), and Indian sub-continent had trans rights. But, then British came and colonized the area, and criminalized trans and lgbq people.

    • Oh, they get it, all right. It’s just that they’ve decided they’re under less of an immediate threat from the Heritage Foundation than from trans people being allowed to *checks notes* exist in public.

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