When back to school season comes around, what can you not resist buying? What school supplies make your heart go aflutter? Come hang out in the Friday Open Thread and tell me everything!
“I went out last night with another Rachel…it wasn’t super awkward until she told me her ex’s name is Rachel.”
“I believe that stepping in front of a camera is one of the most vulnerable things you can do, and so I want everyone who allows me the honor of photographing them to feel celebrated and seen and loved.”
Whether or not you’ve read Grease Bats, or PURCHASED THE GREASE BATS BOOK that just came out, you’ll probably find one of the crew who’s your comic character alter ego. Want to find out which one? Take this quiz!
If you want to build community with Jewish queers by hosting a regular Shabbat dinner practice, OneTable is a non-profit organization that can help you achieve your dreams!
A book party, you ask? For whom? For what? For Archie, I exclaim back! For our own Archie Bongiovanni, and for this here comic we have on Autostraddle dot com called Grease Bats!
“Does this mean Stef is now eligible to be featured on No Filter?”
“I was so excited to see REI was a sponsor for A-Camp, as it confirmed for me they put their money where their mouth is, doing actual work to support and include communities we don’t often see represented in the outdoor space.”
Maybe messy is a naturally queer state of being. Or maybe I’m gross. Either way, come hang with me!
“I can’t get wifi in my backyard, but they have it on the SPACE STATION?”
Celebrate the end of summer with your fellow Nice Jewish Girls+ for a picnic on our rooftop. We’ll have food (kosher dairy), drinks (alcohol and non), games (card, board, etc.), and music. Feel free to bring a game, or just take in the sunset with fellow Jewish (and Jew-ish) queer women and nonbinary folx.
Please contact Rachel Kunstadt at rkunstadt[at]jccmanhattan[dot]org with any questions.
Nice Jewish Girls+ is a social group welcoming LGBTQIA+ identified women, trans, genderqueer, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming people in the NYC area.
Please note: Nice Jewish Girls+ is geared specifically to those in their 20s, 30s, and early 40s.
Nikki Palumbo (UCB, Reductress) and Taylor Ortega (JFL, Disney) are two queer adults hosting a teen magazine-turned-standup comedy show! This month’s issue features the very funny and hunky Eva Victor (Comedy Central), Samantha Ruddy (Colbert), Mila Myles (them.), Jessica Henderson (40 Acres & A Strap), and Kate Sisk (UCB).
“I believe that creating affirming and diverse trans community is literally life-saving work, and I want everyone to stay alive and maybe even flourish.”
Let’s talk about queering up conventions through cosplay, art, and more!
“Leia…I am your mommi.”
I have an embarrassing confession: every time I’m single I have insomnia.
Real talk, I’ve gotten a boyfriend and two girlfriends just by saying, “do you wanna make out?”
The theme for the first issue is Seasons of a Dyke. Deadline to submit is Thursday, 8/15. See what it’s all about!
One piece of good advice can change the world. Chin up, loves.
*THIS* is how you party in Mykonos.