On LGBTQ history month of all months!
Hekate is the goddess of outcast women and taking power where you find it.
We’re closing out LGBT History Month with Jeanne Córdova — a legendary publisher and activist who died last year and included Autostraddle as one of many beneficiaries of her estate, which is why we didn’t lose our minds this year.
Women athletes who came out before very recently risked everything to do so: their endorsements, their fans, their spots on their teams, their livelihoods, and sometimes even their own lives. Here are 22 lesbian, bisexual and trans women athletes who changed their games and changed the game for LGBTQ people by choosing to live openly.
The first-of-its-kind study revealed some surprising findings on queer and disabled folks in particular.
“Her first step into her first floor apartment was into a puddle of water. Everything was wet: furniture, photos, poems, journals, her shoes. The water lines on her walls marked the flood waters at a foot and a half.”
How two 1970s and 1980s lesbian BDSM books changed the national conversation around feminism, lesbianism, and kink.
When you’re a Broadway starlet indicted for the murder of your wealthy young boyfriend even though it was a suicide, who’re you gonna call? Your wealthy ex-girlfriend!
First Amazon made a Bob’s Burger’s “Supportive Burger Wife” costume, now they’re cashing in on Melania Trump’s body double!
We could hardly believe it was real, and now we can hardly believe that it’s over.
“No matter how many memos he issues, the law is on our side.”
“I was in the military for four years, military police, and I never once experienced something like that.”
Charlotte Cushman is at it again!
If you can give, whether it’s financial donations or direct supplies, time as a volunteer, or even just calling your congressional representatives, please do. Please take a moment and help my home.
It’s LGBT History Month, a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, a topic which is near and dear to our hearts because it is definitely NOT near OR dear to the hearts of anybody in charge of public education.
We usually post a roundtable on Mondays but we decided that this Monday we could really use the space to be together as a family and process some of our grief and anger as we continue to empower each other to take action.
Some very cool ladies to remember in all that we do
I grew up in Roy Moore’s Alabama; his hatred and zealotry have no limits. Now, he’s headed for the Senate, and he’ll likely win.
Two Black lesbian friends, who were on their way to Dallas Pride, suffered stab wounds from a homophobic attack earlier this month and a Black lesbian couple were verbally assaulted on the train in New York.
“Led by youth, a steadfast belief in legal justice, and their right to exist fully and wholly in a country whose mainstream rhetoric remains staunchly anti-gay, NGLHRC refuses to shy away from its mission: to promote and protect the equality and inclusion of LGBTIQ individuals and communities in Kenya.”