While we keep losing on the gay marriage front, it’s getting easier for gay people to get elected. Dead magazines, dead feminism (again, this time it’s Hilary’s fault), Living NYE Parties, Judge Judy, sex tapes, trending topics, the end of time, trans inclusion in feminism, queer lounge, 2009 WERE YOU LISTENING?
I said once on twitter that I wanted to read Mary Gaitskill describe Lady Gaga, and then it turned out that such a thing had in fact already happened. !. Mary Gaitskill on Lady Gaga at ryeberg curated video: “This video is to me a picture of hell. It is so normal, yet so terrible.”
The New York Times looks at sexual harassment in the military and many commenters agree that the problem is that women are too sexy and men will be men. We vehemently disagree, obvs. The Prop 8 trial will be tweeted from within, which means we are finally in the future! Oh wait, nvm — anti-equality morons in Iowa are already gearing up to vote for a constitutional ban on human rights in 2010.
With so much excellent music being released in 2009, contributing writer Isabelle had a hard task narrowing down a list of the year’s Top 10 records – featuring releases from Patrick Wolf, Metric, Neko Case, Tegan & Sara and more. Which record took out the #1 spot? Check it out and tell us if you agree.
We update you on the top 5 ladies leading the race to the top of the Hot Girl Awards. Also; new expose on Louisa May Alcott, Serena Williams Athlete of the Year, Valentine’s Day (the film), fads of the 00s, and 342 movies in 7 minutes.
Still teaching your mom how to turn on her digicam? Has your nephew figured out what an app is yet? What sorts of holiday tortures did your poor tech-savvy soul endure this year?
2000-2009: The Decade in Poetry at the Poetry Foundation. There’s some Eileen Myles in there. (I love her) “The women poets I know are beginning to understand feminism as a sly term that can hold a lot. All that it needs…”
“Midlife lesbians” are apparently having a heyday — again! Queer activists are forcing Eminem to hate gay people a little less than he did before, Angelina kind of sort of maybe might have an open relationship, queer girls in sports lost a great advocate, and the state of religion in America. Also, pictures of Lady Gaga!
A look back at some of 2009’s sexiest lesbian moments and best stories (remember Barbie sex positions?) & a look ahead at calendars for next year. Lots of photos, lots of videos, your nonstop girl-on-girl pleasure center starts now!
F*ck yeah lesbian/queer/genderf*ck tumblr blogs – when it comes to stuff gay girls like, tumblr is the best thing to happen to photography ever. Here’s a sampling of the very best.
What, you didn’t think the gift giving was over, did you? We spent the holiday week cozied-up and reading through every one of your (many, many!) awesome comments. You’ve been so good this year; we wish we could wrap you all in a big family group hug! But due to the physical limitations of the internet, we’re giving out comment awards instead.
D.C. Buses plastered with anti-gay marriage ads, post-holiday shopping deals, Charlie Sheen gives us an even more serious reason to hate “Two and a Half Men,” ABC Nightline asks why there are so many single black women, Haviland Stillwell interview, best TV moments of 2009, drag queen on the X-mas tree, and some funny Christmas Carol videos!
Why can a wifebeater get married and we can’t? Let’s go to his X-mas Party and find out! Also; pot psychology, health care, cover lies, vegetarian’s guide to surviving Christmas dinner, protesters at Ralph Lauren, facebook makes divorce happen, and LGBT summer camp!
Watch the pilot for the upcoming Battlestar Galactica prequel, Caprica, and escape your holiday woes! With futuresexx! And holoporn!
Hey girls all over the world, how’s your Christmakwanzakah going? Did you tell Grandma about the Girlfriend? Does your Mom like the Susan Boyle CD? Is your closeted cousin doing the “Single Ladies” dance? Tell us your stories! Share your feelings! Open thread open 24/7.
Does Fred Phelps ever succeed in recruiting people with that nonsense? Also; incredible photos taken of Brittany Murphy at her hubbie’s website, Law&Order SVU, Glee, Snapshot’s New Year’s Eve Party to Remember, Jersey Shore, Megan Mullally, Queer Kumbia, Amber Rose and the Sex & The City 2 Trailer!
I am in love with a gay boy and his name is JC Gonzalez. JC commented here, I liked his comment, clicked his name, and arrived at Bright Pink Tears, the home of JC’s ethereal photography (“primarily women and feminine boys”) and ‘zine (titled “My Daughter Says She’s Genderfuck Now What The Fuck Does That […]
Autostraddle stops talking about Tila and talks to her instead: “Hopefully, after people read this interview, it will change their minds about me. But if not, it doesn’t matter. I’m still happy. I’m still going to fight for our right to get married. I’m going to buy my Teletubbies pajamas, and throw pickles at paparazzi!”
I saw Santa on the subway this morning, true story. For your entertainment, Sketchy Santas.
Kate Cooper, one half of Aussie band ‘An Horse’ chats with Audiostraddle about a new year, a new record and another tour with Tegan and Sara.