I know there are some of you out there who have been dumped on vacation and, like, you don’t have to talk about it, but also I do have questions.
“I posted that photo just to be included in No Filter.”
“I love being a humbled mermaid queen, it’s good for my Leo/Leo/Taurus self, it keeps me in check.”
If someone said to you, “Hey, we’re having a Flash Friday Sale for our Fundraiser, can you offer up a weird and quirky thing that is specific to you?”, what would you offer?
Join Ms. for the Summer 2019 meeting of #MsBookClub, featuring Lamba Literary Award-winning author Nicole Dennis-Benn and Ms. Managing Digital Editor Carmen Rios in conversation with attendees about her new novel PATSY. The event will feature a reception with custom cocktails, a reading by the author and a book signing.
YOU LETTERED IN BEING THIRSTY I LOVE IT I LOVE YOU!
We hadn’t planned anything beyond our original goal, but your belief in us has taught us a new kind of hope. Today, we’re introducing a fundraising stretch goal of $25,000 intended to help bring our senior staff salaries to a more manageable place.
For the past five-ish years, I have worked in the hellish, uncertain landscape known as the media industry. I have written for well over a dozen publications. None have made me feel more valued for my work than Autostraddle.
How hard do you go on the Hayley Kiyoko when making your summer road trip playlist?
“Hello, is this a safe space where we can discuss the complete emotional dismantling perpetrated by Heather Hogan’s letter accompanying the fundraiser?”
We’ve spent years — our whole lives, sometimes, it seems like — talking about what our community could look like if we weren’t spending all our time and energy on just staying alive, a feeling that queer and trans people know all too well. With your help, we’re excited to find out what thriving looks like.
What is a femme bird’s favorite activity? Pecking the white supremacist capitalist cisheteropatriarchy to death and then ripping it to shreds.
I’ve decided that roommates are queer culture, so let’s talk about them!
“I’ve been a fan of soccer since Megan Rapinoe said she wasn’t going to ‘to the f*cking White House.’ So, two weeks. But this is giving me so much life! Pulling up to fandom with the U-Haul.”
We’re looking to bring some more writers onto our team and maybe perhaps you are one of them?
What would you do at the queer and trans beach on your perfect beach day? Come pretend with me!
“I wasn’t a sports gay until this article and now I love sports.”
Nikki Palumbo and Gwynna Forgham-Thrift are two queer adults hosting a teen magazine-turned-standup comedy show! This month’s issue features the very funny and hunky Jes Tom (Caroline’s), Eva Victor (Comedy Central), Lorena Russi (Late Show), Carolyn Bergier (Dyking Out), Mila Myles (them.), and Taylor Ortega (Disney).
Use code HUNK for $2 off online tickets
Nikki Palumbo & Gwynna Forgham-Thrift are NYC-based comedians who have written and performed for UCB (Maude Night & The Queerball Sketch Show!), Reductress, Above Average, and Dyke Power(point).
“Potato is always looking for dog sitters and play dates, feel free to slide into her DMs ;)”
Our summer issue is a broad look at traveling around and about this whole weird place, for all the right or wrong or baffling reasons. Submissions are open until July 22nd!