“I sent you a text overnight like, “I know this has been really hard but I’m gonna be home soon and I love you and it’s gonna be OK.” I woke up and you were like, “I can’t be your girlfriend,” and I… I was just blindsided.”
Rachel: “The writing & philosophy class I was required to take freshman year mostly sucked. But there was this one girl, Lizz, who seemed cool. She wore comic book tshirts and had beautiful shiny hair. One day after class, I announced to a friend, ‘Lizz is not straight. I can just tell.'”
Lizz: “There was something about Rachel that I just couldn’t shake. She spent a lot of time quoting feminist theorists who I’d never heard of and she had what I would later come to call ‘Congenital Gay Face.'”
This issue will make you want to take a Gal Pal tour around some tropical shit, go back in time and go to every Pride ever with the adorable Straddlers of this here nation, and hope with all hope that the Museum from Gaydventure will be a real place one day.
“I became defensive and snappish and surly. I continuously blew him off and disagreed with everything he said. He called me closed-minded and I said, ‘ok.’ So he put headphones on and looked glumly resigned after having failed EVERY possible conversation topic, ruining everything.”
“I asked Riese if she thought I would ever have sex again if I started wearing kaftans from World Market and she said no.”
“The threat to move to Michigan was always made in a specific context: some element of my life fell apart and I didn’t know how to fix it or myself.”
This issue is chock-full of vitamins, minerals, proms, plutos, Lauras, Lunas, and many more adventures!
Was it a nightmare and you just thought you were waking up? It lasted for two hours, you could’ve been dreaming. But you were awake.
“I think it’s a pretty good reason to break up with somebody. Moving and getting knocked up.”
If you never got your A+ sticker or t-shirt, we’d like to fix that this week! Also, we’ve got an A+ member survey we’d love for you to fill out to help us make A+ EVEN MORE AWESOME.
“I mean you can’t just have a keychain that says ‘stud muffin’ and not admit that you have a girlfriend.”
Get your Drakecast, some serious love-filled Missed Connections and a good dose of Speakeasy live in this edition of the A+ Bee. Also, we threw in the Christina Aguilera’s Dirty video just for funs.
Our baby queer years were a confusing yet special time in our lives with lots of mishaps talking to girls in bars, exploring the lesbian internet, coming out to friends and navigating our first loves. Get in here and listen to the latest A+ Podcast!
“Like did women get yeast infections and UTIs on the Oregon trail and if so wtf did they do about it.”
“If you’d told 17-year-old-me that in 2015, I’d be standing in Target, picking out a Father’s Day card or crying while dancing with my Dad at my wedding, I would’ve laughed in your face.”
Missing camp? Missed camp? This issue is for you!
She’s like, “What do you want from a partner in bed that you’ve never had before?” And I’m like, “Reading a book while she’s reading a book and nobody’s talking.”
This issue includes Laura and Luna gracing us with their ethereal presences, Dear Sour with tips on the best meal to eat on a full moon, the Pretty Little Liars caught in quite a scrape, and the Twin City straddlers hanging out and being adorable (per usual).
Sneak peaks for days, Brittani’s special workout recommendation, Stef’s pursuit of ERW, Rachel’s trip to Madison, early requests for AS 1.0 and so many more things you care deeply and passionately about!
This issue has a picture of Stef’s cat eating lasagna, the triumphant return of Laura and Luna, the Cincy straddlers being adorable, and so much more! Grab some tea and get in here!