“2020 has been full of unexpected plot twists but Mel and Sue teaming up as contract killers has got to be up there.”
In a time when digital resources and connection are more vital than ever — including workplaces that employ LGBTQ people sustainably — Autostraddle wants to not only keep our lights on, but ensure they’ll keep burning as brightly as possible.
Literally why not?
“I have never been as concerned about our community as I am to hear that pool sex came in 8th place instead of 1st.”
We made you a week-long virtual hangout space on Instagram because times are very tough. If you’re feeling alone right now, please come Shelter In Our Place for a little while.
“I’d facepalm, but I can’t touch my face.”
We don’t know the answers to most of our questions about COVID-19 and this specific moment in history. But we do know this: together, we can take care of each other. We have no other choice.
To honor and to uplift everyone who contributes so that Autostraddle can still be here, we are hosting a merch giveaway today, March 16th!
You can now sign up for This Checks Out, our bi-weekly newsletter curated by Carmen and Kamala that features work by queer people of color FOR queer people of color — because isn’t that the dream?
“I don’t wear a lot of sports apparel, but petty lesbians might just change that.”
Help us reach our stretch goal and you could win an Autostraddle merch package!
Yesterday’s Advice-a-Thon was beautiful!!! A+ Members got advice on friendship, family, dating, peoples’ jobs and work, gay weddings, just navigating queer life — we are receiving word from our correspondents that one reader even told her girlfriend she loved her after getting advice about it!
“Nudes With Friends, the bafflingly popular sequel to Words With Friends.”
Y’all have kept Autostraddle going for 11 entire years! LET’S EAT CAKE.
“Cheryl Blossom wasn’t in this episode because she was at a fashion show with Hannah Marin and her girlfriend.”
“I CAN’T BELIEVE WE’VE RECLAIMED CHERRY CHAPSTICK!”
“Who else saw Janelle Monáe in that flower outfit and wanted to watch things BURN?”
“Somewhere, a Carol fan with editing skills and YouTube account is losing their mind right now.”
Submit your stories and pitches about the emotions that drive you into the world, and what’s created and destroyed in their wake! Deadline March 1.
“I made a little poem. ‘Rebecca and Tess? YES.'”