The journey to finding and deciding on my real name, Melinda Valdivia Rude, took about four years.
“Ugh I’m gonna run through the six with my woes and it’s gonna be so good for instagram.”
“I feel that I have no idea what will happen next. Does anyone else on this plane understand this or feel this way.”
Here you will find the cutest damn otter puzzle you’ve ever seen, a peek into what the Cincy straddlers have been up to, a haiku from Carmen Rios herself AND SO MUCH MORE.
“I realize that sounds absolutely stupid, but for however many years, I just felt like YES I’VE GOT THIS, STAND BACK. And now I’m like SHIT WAIT HAVE I TOTALLY FUCKED THIS UP.”
Hey get in here and listen to the love letters we wrote to The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Tegan and Sara, Drake, James Tiptree Jr., Harriet Hayes and Liza Minnelli!
This bee is brought to you by aliens, MC hammer pants and Peggy Olsen, and we hope you enjoy every second of it.
This is an especially epic edition of The Insider, if I do say so myself. There were a lot of funny chats during the Advice-a-Thon and you had SO many questions for the A+ box and Yvonne went on a press trip to Philly and so many other neat things happened!
This issue has so many cats, reader submitted lists, Laura and Luna being terrible/awesome and so much more!
“I have a very vivid memory of this one particular time. I don’t know if you were home or not home. You must have been home, because why would I cry if nobody could watch me, you know?”
This is exactly what it sounds like: a pajama party. Tune in from 12 – 3 PM EST to see Carmen, Rachel, Stef, Kaitlyn, KaeLyn, Carolyn, Robin, Maddie, and special guests like our pets and friends chillin’ out! Also, get in here and tell us about your staycation, how much you like our loungewear, and how you’re doing, because we love you.
Got a relationship, sex or dating question? Need advice? Wanna know all our secrets? Get in here and ask our senior editors, contributing editors, writers and special guests!
The moment I stepped out of the moving truck and saw you, I was like: “something’s not right.”
Meet Laura and Luna, listen to Leslie Knope’s power jams, read all about our Member of the Month and help Ellen find Portia in this issue of the A+ Bee!
“I’m just imagining Alex on a rock wall and Rachel snuggling a cat or something.”
This issue features Gabby being a comical genius, our continuing gaydventure (now with more magic), and the Twin Cities Straddlers being adorable. Get in here!
We’re talking about pop culture in this A+ podcast episode! Get in here and listen.
The best part is always the journey.
In which our loved ones have something to say about the words we write.
“We basically started dating because of MySpace.”