Books

10 Awesome ’00s Books by Queer Women

Autostraddle looks back on some of the decade’s most awesome books by queer ladies. Annie Leboivitz shoots Britney’s Candies Campaign, a year in Gaga costumes, Disney’s best & worst princesses, and Lady Gaga gives an interview that’s really weird, even for her.

News + Politics Politics + Activism

Uganda is Takin’ it Back: Anti-Gay Bill Will Kill the Gays After All

Uganda calls takebacks — killing gays will remain a piece of the anti-gay legislation after all. We look at other countries with similar laws and recent interviews with anti-gay leaders in Uganda. Also; GLSEN is counting the number of times you say “dyke” on twitter and we don’t understand why and an annoying columnist talks smack about the hot teacher makeout.

Arts + Pop Culture Film

“Fish Out of Water” Tackles Homosexuality & The Bible: The Autostraddle Interview

“My principal concern when crafting Fish out of Water was that love and humanity sparkled through the muddled mess of human interpretation” – Intern Elizabeth talks with the people behind the new documentary “Fish out of Water” about LGBT faith, the church, Kaki King, Fred Phelps, Wal-Mart and how you can see the film yourself!

Music

Riese’s Team Pick: If You Don’t “Get” Lady Gaga

“Celebrity life and media culture are probably the most overbearing pop-cultural conditions that we as young people have to deal with, because it forces us to judge ourselves…I guess what I am trying to do is take the monster and turn the monster into a fairy tale.” Want to “Get” the Gaga Love? Read This.

Arts + Pop Culture

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Returns to TV, Lohan Returns to Acting Sexy

Lindsay Lohan’s MUSE photoshoot looks better as a short film – but where’s the other girl? Logo brings Buffy, Willow and Tara back to your TV, everyone ever is reviewing ’09 and handing out awards, MTV cancels “It’s On With Alexa Chung” and adds “Jersey Shore” to the bottomless pit of reality TV shows — which happen to be Michelle Obama’s guilty pleasure. We also have a lot of love for Adam Lambert!