Also.Also.Also: Making Queer Friends as an Adult and Other Stories from Your Week

I’m going to a baseball game tonight! I haven’t said that since high school!


Queer as in F*ck You

How Janelle Monáe Found Her Voice.

The Importance of Beyoncé’s Coachella Act to Queer Women of Color.

The great folks at the Nancy podcast are here to help you find queer friends as an adult!!! Y’ALL THAT’S LIKE THE #3 ADVICE QUESTION WE GET ASKED. (#1 is “how do I tell her I want to have sex?” and #2 is “should we break up?”)

The Ghost of Big Freedia.

Today’s Anti-trans Rhetoric Looks A Lot Like Old-school Homophobia.

Alicia Garza & Asia Kate Dillon Are Fighting For a New American Revolution.

Massachusetts Is About to Become a Battleground Over Transgender Rights.

Chilling Study Sums Up Link Between Religion And Suicide For Queer Youth.

Coming Out and Running for Office as a Trans Lesbian.

The Songs and Swagger of Chavela Vargas.

China Keeps Trying to Scrub LGBT Content From the Web.

Lesbian Mums Can’t Register Baby in Italy.

It’s Time To Queer Psychology And New LGBTI Guidelines Will Achieve This.

The LGBT Murder Rate Skyrocketed Nearly 90% Last Year.

New Campaign Puts a Spotlight on 31 States Where LGBT Discrimination Remains the Law.

How the Early ’80s Changed Gay Writing Forever.

Is Gentrification Killing The Gay Bar?

Theresa May Tells Commonwealth Leaders: We ‘Deeply Regret’ Colonial-Era Anti-Gay Laws.


Doll Parts

Senate Allows Babies In Chamber Despite Concerns From Older, Male Senators.

MHP Roundtable: How Beyoncé’s Coachella Performance Changed the Game Forever.

Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday’s National School Walkout.

Cardi B. Is Free.

Gilda Radner Gets the Last Laugh (And a Few Tears) in Intimate Documentary.

“Chef’s Table: Pastry” Is a Slap in the Face.

Anti-Abortion Leader Emerges As White Nationalist. Just as a general rule, never EVER trust a woman who claims to be a feminist but doesn’t support legal, safe access to abortions.

Comedy is Part of Feminist History—and We Need it Now More Than Ever.

Leslie Jamison Is Reinventing the Addiction Memoir.

The Pilot Who Saved That Southwest Flight Is A Badass.

Parkland’s Menstrual Equity Moment.

“Segregations Constant Gardeners”: How White Women Kept Jim Crow Alive.


Keep Up

America Is Overlooking Its Biggest Gun Problem.

Clinging to Our Guns.


Saw This, Thought of You

100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color.

When Protest Movements Become Brands.


And Finally

How Your Snail Mask Gets Its Slime Is a Big Secret. 🐌💦


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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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8 Comments

  1. I can’t wait to see Love, Gilda, it looks great! And thanks Autostraddle for including a post about her. I feel like people forget about her and favor other comedic ladies and she was just as talented as any of them.

  2. Okay I think I now have a big crush on Asia Kate Dillon. They sound like a really amazing ally and activist, which has me wondering if she objected at all to playing a racist on OITNB?

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