Youtube’s LGBTQ problem, transgender veterans in Kansas, Mallory Ortberg’s latest, how internalized homophobia affects your clothing, and so, so very much more. Really, this is packed.
How do we want to be seen in our daily lives? How much control do we really have over it? How do we make ourselves visible in a world that often chooses not to see us clearly, and what risks and complications come with it? There’s no one answer, which is why we had all these Autostraddle staffers who identify somewhere under the bisexual umbrella talk about it for you!
Some interesting Jewish people to enjoy with your apples and honey.
“I watched her zip up her white dress in the mirror; I watched her cross and uncross her legs; I watched her, and my friends watched her, and in the movie we were watching the other characters, men and women, watched her. I hated her so much, and so purely, with such satisfaction. I couldn’t look away.”
Trousers, jeans, and shorts that fit your body and your gender.
In general, my bi friends understand the alienation, erasure and self-doubt that comes with being bisexual in a “can’t you just pick one” world. By seeing and believing each other’s negative experiences, we help each other reduce the harm of those things.
Here’s the thing: mice are going to be around, especially if you live in a city.
Literally why not.
Tegan and Sara covers, fireflies, Harry Potter, Hillary Clinton, Johanna Larsson comes out, gender-neutral ID in CA, and so much more!
“I’m a Scorpio, this is kind of what we… do.”
Hennessey Carolina has a girlfriend, Hari Nef has a new Lifetime series, queer looks from New York Fashion Week, and DIAMONDS!
Examining relationships with your brain as well as your gut, why public queer porn screenings are powerful, why you have bad dates from apps, what makes a partner more likely to cheat on you and more.
If this tart were a couple it’d be the one that everyone loves to have around because they’re funny and sociable and attractive so they’re the life of the party but not because they have to be the center of attention, it just happens naturally.
On this small island, there are eight Scotch whisky distilleries. My wife and I visited three of them, all within a couple miles of each other: Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig. Here’s what we learned.
Ericka Hart, Aram Han Sifuentes has turned protest into art, your octopus family is waiting, Hillary Clinton, Arizona prisons remain fucked, Jemele Hill, and so much more!
Sure, it’s nice to have an extra person to help you carry boxes, but who will carry all of these feelings?
“I’m done putting my faith in well-meaning surrogates. That’s not enough now, and it never really was.”
“Is this how straights think we have sex? We’re all just rainbow buckles and buckle ends, fruitlessly clacking against each other in sin.”
Most importantly: Muppets, then we’ve also got queer photography, bugs, hurricanes, gendered language, endometriosis, taking up space, and so much more!
Try something different when you masturbate later. Plus: how to have fat sex, first dates for function, being honest with yourself about your breakup and your boundaries, and more.