Also.Also.Also: True Lesbian Love Stories That Changed the World and Other Stories for Your Weekend

Hello Friday afternoon/evening! Starting next week, Also.Also.Alsos will be moving to a Monday/Thursday schedule. Hooray! Neat neat neat.


Queer as in F*ck You

+ This Woman’s Court Case Could Secure LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace.

+ Eileen Myles Reads “For My Rampant Muse, For Her”.

+ Mandy Moore Opens Up About Queer Mom and Gay Brothers. Bet you didn’t know that.

+ Mike Pence’s Neighbors Put Up Pride Flags When He Moved In.

+ VOX Bizarre Fuses Queer Fashion and Queer Activism.

+ ‘What We Look Like’: Intimate, Diverse Photos of Non-Binary People.

+ Want to Feel Better About the World? Help an LGBTQ Senior.

+ Queer Femme Fatales Redefine Traditional Portraiture.

+ Seven Real-Life Lesbian Love Stories That Changed the World.

+ Young M.A.: The Most Visible Black Queer Woman in Hip-Hop is a Misogynist.


Welcome to the Hellmouth

+ The US Election Recount is a Long-Shot, But the Alternative is Catastrophe.

+ Tom Price sure does look like a fucking nightmare for women’s health and reproductive rights!

+ You have to read this if you haven’t already. And then you’ll have to vom. Ivanka Trump’s Terrible Book Helps Explain the Trump Family Ethos.

+ Trump National Security Pick Outed Gay Brother Dying of AIDS. What a fucking peach.

+ How a Therapist is Helping Patients Traumatized by the Election.

+ This is fascinating and nuts: Shouting Match Erupts Between Clinton and Trump Aides.


Doll Parts

+ Friends, this is our world in 2016: Despite Months of Outcry, Texas Will Require Aborted Fetuses to be Cremated or Buried. 2016. Texas women will have to cremate or bury their own bodily tissues by law. Do you know that in some Texas hospitals — indeed in many hospitals all across the United States — you’re required to get a COURT ORDER to take home your own PLACENTA — the placenta that you created in your own body when you decided to give birth to your own baby? Y’all.

+ Women Are The Backbone of the Standing Rock Movement.

+ I just thought this was cool and good: The Secret to Patagonia’s 100% Retention of New Moms? Onsite Child Care and Paid Parental Leave.

+ I Hated Britney Spears, Until I Saw Myself in Her.


Saw This, Thought of You

+ Veterans to Serve as Human Shields for Pipeline Protestors.

+ Would you like to look at some lonely cars in 1970s New York? Thought so.

+ I am a Dangerous Professor.


And Finally

Supermoon Meteors and 7 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in December! Might as well enjoy the stars and the moon while we still can!!!
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Laneia is the Executive Editor and founding member of Autostraddle, and you're the reason she's here. She's 37, has two kids, two dogs, one cat, one Megan, and some personal essays.

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