Today on Autostraddle: remember The L Word WTF?? Video Part One? Yeah you do! Get ready to LOL ’cause “The L Word WTF!!??” Part Two — a second compilation of TLW’s most redic moments — is LIVE. Also our photoblogger Robin is bringing sexy back boudoir-style with a little peek into what turns her on.
Also! In Natalie’s first column she solicited your first-hand experiences with the G-to-the-YNO. She needs more of your stories! sooooo drop her a line! (you can do so anonymously)
At least one Iowa magistrate has decided that he will no longer perform marriages, a response due in part to the Iowa Supreme Court ruling that allows same-sex couples to marry. The other part is his fear of the Gathering Storm. (@des moines register)
My bullied son’s last day on earth: Eleven-year-old Jaheem Herrera complained about being called gay, ugly and “the virgin” because he was from the Virgin Islands. (@cnn)
Did Masters & Johnson fake their evidence that they’d successfully “converted” more than 70 percent of men and women who were dissatisfied with their homosexuality? (@nytimes)
Bitch-tapes – The Gender Bendy Covers Edition (@bitch)
LGBT Films at this week’s The Tribeca Film Festival include Off and Running, a documentary featuring an adopted African-American teenager raised by two white Jewish lesbian parents who’s curiosity about her birth mother sparks an intriguing search for identity and Fish Child, an Argentinian film about the budding romance between a teenager from Buenos Aires’ most exclusive suburban neighborhood and her housemaid.
New video from our yet-to-be-aired new favorite show Glee!
from Crystal: The worst part about working in an office cubicle is that people can so easily sneak up behind you. And if one of those people is your boss and you just happen to be reading Autostraddle, or watching a Shane montage to the music of Coldplay on YouTube, then you’ve got a problem. The solution? iMate. It’s essentially a rear-view mirror for your cubicle. Forgive me for sounding like a Danoz Direct commercial, but my iMate arrived today and it is the most exciting/awesome/valuable purchase I have made this year.
from Riese: “Helen puts, among many other things, dirty barbecue tongs, avocado pits, and a hard-boiled egg in her vagina; she leaves a used homemade tampon in an elevator; and once a week she gets her entire body shaved, with a straight razor, by a total stranger she met at a fruit cart:”Wetlands” at the Vulture Reading Room/Book Club. Hosted by my number one feeling Sam Anderson.