Listen Up World: Music is Our Hot Hot Fix #1

Your new monthly music round-up from girls who don’t live in America and therefore are not jaded by our incredible freedom. Muse, Beck, The Grates, The Cliks, Daniel Merriweather, Iron & Wine, Passion Pit, Regina Spektor, Paramore , Stars, Pink, The Butterly Effect, The Montreal Jazz Festival, David Bowie, Children Collide, The Vault and Sigur Ros.

Daily Fix: I AM Here to Make Friends, BTW.

We are all intersex, we’re not here to make friends, Michael Jackson and his kids, people don’t know who the celeb-gays are, bisexuals kill people, gays come home, NARTH publishes fake study in fake journal, teachers say yes to marriage equality.

Kim Stolz Smiles With Her Eyes: The Autostraddle Interview

“When time came for them to watch Top Model, which they did, I think they started seeing gayness in a normal and great light, because people liked me for that on the show. That was an attractive part of me on the show, it wasn’t anything embarrassing or perverted, and it was just a great thing. I think they started seeing me through the eyes of all the accepting people.”

Kate McKinnon: The Autostraddle Photoshoot

” I’m not sick of lesbian jokes, I think they’re all true, and I love them. I love that if I wanted to walk around and not shave my legs and have a bad attitude, wear a belt buckle the size of a burrito, I could. I could, and that would be okay because people expect that of me, and I like that people expect that of me.”