NEW MERCH ALERT: Hot Take Tees Take Hot Queer People to Hottest Possible Levels

Back in July, CEO and Editor-In-Chief Riese Bernard had an idea: “What if we made tshirts that said ‘hot take’ but the mood of the shirt was like a 70s porn vibe?”


Model wearing Autostraddle Hot Take Tee

This shirt will help you make the hottest takes you’ve ever proclaimed in your entire life on this planet we call earth.

“But I’m just a low-to-the-ground, agreeable type,” you might be saying. “I want to bake a cake with rainbows and smiles and everyone can eat it and be happy,” you might be adding to your previous statement. “My girlfriend and I never argue. Our fear of discussing issues that might cause slightly uncomfortable discourse allows us to embrace a non-confrontational lifestyle,” you and I are now both thinking.

Listen, even if you don’t believe you’re a person who is capable of Hot Takes, as a queer person in this current political climate, you are an actual hot take. Plus, further evidence indicates that all takes are getting hotter due to climate change.

So what is holding you back from:

  1. Owning the softest t-shirt that will ever be in your closet (it’s triblend again, everyone).
  2. Supporting Autostraddle so we can survive and keep bringing you hotter and hotter takes.
  3. Wearing this t-shirt and finding the wildly inappropriate, slightly unhinged and extremely sexy troll that lives in the depths of your brain and then allowing them to speak candidly and without fear?

Nothing, is the answer. Absolutely nothing.

Model wearing Hot Take Tee

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  1. I would very much like to know who this new model is because they are pretty and I like how they look in that Hot Take shirt.

  2. Things I want:
    A model
    4 of those shirts for a sexy photo shoot.
    Why four? You might be thinking. I will tell you there’s 3 basic kind of sexy t-shirts:
    Cut up
    Bunched up
    Oversized that barely cover da booty used as post-snu snu nightgown.

    • Yes to all three.
      I’m working hard on the cut-up tee and in need of advise. I hate to ruin a perfectly good tee as an experiment.
      Can anyone explain to me how to perfectly cut up a t-shirt like Paige McC?
      Is there math involved? What size shirt works best? Cut? Rip? Stitch?
      Sarah? Nora?

      Thanks. Bye.

        • Yes, 100% Paige McCullers. Is there any other?
          I mean, sure there are lots of wearers of cut-up tees, but I think the costume team on PLL really hit a home run with Paige’s rock tees.

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