Behind the Scenes of The 13 Days of A+

We all learned a lot these past thirteen days. We learned about fisting, and the captioning service learned about fisting, too. We learned that Autostraddle could possibly put out a cookbook and that we have a food photographer writing for us if we wanted to do this! We've shared uncomfortable (and comforting) stories about gifts, figured out how to find magic together in a difficult year — and we explored some kind of magic that occurred within a butt! We learned that the TV Team are all secretly incredible fanfiction writers. And. So. Much. More!

Thank you for going on this Holigay journey with us, for being here with this team, doing this work in 2020. Thank you for finding little moments of togetherness and joy with us. Thank you, also and in advance, for everything we're going to accomplish together in 2021. We won't be able to do it without you!

SO CHEERS TO YOU A+ MEMBERS!

To wrap up these 13 Days with a sneaky 14th day, I just wanted to leave you with three things. One...

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Reader support is the cornerstone of our business model and it enables us to keep this site and 99% of our content free for everyone. Although we’d never put up a paywall for anything we know is necessary to our community, we do provide bonus content for A+ members like this post, the A+ member advice column and our monthly behind-the-scenes newsletter. It’s our thank you to the A+ Members who are playing a key role in keeping independent queer media alive and ensuring we’re here for the next person who needs us.

In 2020, 86% of our support came through readers and riight now, Autostraddle is fundraising for the first six months of 2021 — enabling us to pay the incredible LGBTQ humans who make this community run. If you join A+ today, your membership contribution will help us reach that goal.

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