It is not a small thing for Y&R to cast Mariah’s love for Tessa in the same mold as one of the show’s great supercouples, Nick and Sharon. It’s a normalizing force for a conservative audience that might not view a same-sex story that way.
I wonder why the story of a bisexual teenage boy is the one that allowed me to explicitly consider my identity as a bisexual adult woman for the first time.
Plus the full trailer for The Chi, another lesbian sports superstar, Demi on the red carpet with Danica Roem, and Sarah Paulson is as busy as ever.
Karolina finds herself at a horrible frat party, and something magical happens. She sees two women making out on the dance floor. She pauses, stares, transfixed. The scene captures that moment of knowing and not knowing something all at once.
Also, Lena Waithe met Obama, Sara Ramirez is trying to actually kill you and Lauren Jauregui sent you a flirtatious text message.
Kara has an unexpected visitor, Sam discovers more about her past, Alex is criminally underused, and Lena is MIA.
As cis white men are forced out of Hollywood to face repercussions for their actions, this could become an important moment for traditionally marginalized voices to tell stories in ways we’ve never been allowed to before.
Gifts for people who are super into books that aren’t, y’know, books. And also some that are.
The pocket chain was just the beginning.
Plus some thoughts on this season of Queen Sugar!
Go ahed, scroll through her Instagram gallery yourself; I’ll wait.
We’re discussing We Were Witches and sharing a brilliant interview with author Ariel Gore. Come join Autostraddle Book Club – the comments are wide open and we wanna hear everything you’ve got to say about this book.
This Sunday is the day Kat Sandoval swaggers onto your teevee!
‘Tis the season to get cute and cozy.
What self-respecting lesbian turns down a chance to sit in the same room as Rachel Maddow or Lana Winters?
Plus: queer women are working hard not to become collateral damage as men in Hollywood fall like dominoes to sexual assault stories, women and POC directed more TV than ever this year, these adorable lesbian hockey players and their baby, and news on The Handmaid’s Tale’s return.
Also, Gaby Dunn meets a horse and Demi Lovato is having a swell time.
These are all gifts made by women and queer people, each one personally hand-crafted or designed, that you can gift to the discerning artist types in your life.
“The Prom” is a new musical and it’s about lesbians and we need to talk about it right now.
We go back in time with Alex and Kara to see what life was like for them ten years ago.