I invented an awards ceremony to recognize great achievements in Instagram, bestowing honors upon Janelle Monaé, Lena Waithe, Hayley Kiyoko and King Princess. Guess who won the Thirst Trap Award?
Listen, we all know queer women love a good TV show about serial killing or Satan worship or ghosts — but did you know sometimes it feels good to just feel good?
All the premiere dates and sneak peeks at new and returning television shows with lesbian, bisexual or queer women characters coming January, February and March 2019 to a shiny box near you.
“I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here, to look out onto this audience and witness this moment of change.”
The hot evil parents get hotter and eviler!
Topics include The Apprentice, emotional abuse, the year in dog, HIV/AIDS, really gross murder, bad faith reading, Sheryl Sandberg, Elizabeth Warren, and so much more!
Along with the Civil Rights Movement, the blues, and the Moon Pie, we also have the American South to thank for a 50-plus year bounty of lesbian literature.
The creative process, insomnia, books to read in 2019 and more.
Derry Girls is genuinely, rawly, categorically funnier than any show I’ve watched in ages — and it’s gay!
Plus, Ellen Page, Lena Waithe, Samira Wiley, Evan Rachel Wood and even more gay celebs want to show you how they rang in the New Year!
Callie and Mariana are back, and there’s a new lesbian in town!
Previously I’ve felt pretty comfortable presenting very femininely but recently started a new corporate job and I am SICK of having to wear the traditional slacks + top combo. That sparked the whole thought process behind reevaluating my wardrobe and since then, I’ve found that I really don’t feel like myself in very many of my clothes.
Plus: Sarah Paulson doesn’t want to be scared by Ellen anymore, Madonna surprised Stonewall on New Year’s Eve, a new show choir drama by Will and Jada for Freeform, Bird Box reviewed by birds, and more!
Your annual report on how much closer we are to finding out that everyone is gay!
The couples (or maybe just VERY CLOSE FRIENDS) who set our hearts aflutter all year long.
I considered titling this “Latinx Butches 2018: Welcome To The Thirst Trap,” but that didn’t seem very professional, you know?
“It’s as if the BET classic Player’s Club ran head first into Hustle and Flow, but cast a cadre of child stars turned ingenues.”
It’s been a wild year for gay pop culture, and a great year for some very well dressed queers — enjoy it with this very subjective but deeply felt top 11 of 2018, as based on an internal Autostraddle staff survey.
From memoirs to how-to’s to love stories to sports to space, 2018 was another brilliant year for graphic novels written by queer people about queer people.
Topics include a sneak peek at Killing Eve Season 2, Sabrina’s Lachlan Watson journey “from lesbian to trans to non-binary,” “thank u next” co-writer Victoria Monet on coming out as a queer black woman, a lot of things about The Favourite, Christmas movies ranked by queerness and so much more!