Our very best stories of getting fired, quitting triumphantly, and moving forward during that recession thing everyone keeps talking about.
Read about Erin’s travels in Girl-on-Greece: The Incredibly True Adventures of a Gay History Nerd in Love with Mount Olympus. Girl-on-World is written by hot young women just like you! If you’ve got a story you’d like to share, email green[at]autostraddle[dot]com. So remember when we talked with Sweet, Sweet Charlene from LOGO’s Gimme Sugar? And […]
“I wanted to stay there forever and start from scratch. I wanted us to go back and live like these people did because it was just so much cooler. Everyone around me was shifting — people got a little quieter, some slowly broke from their group to sit on the hill, and some people walked to the center of the field and just stood motionless. I think it also helped that a few hundred feet away stood Mount Olympus. You guys, History!!
Bluehost vs. The Lesbians, Tegan & Sara, True Blood, What Would MLK Jr. Do, Sotomayor, Whip it! Trailer, Dave Eggers on the Salvation of Print and Free Legal Clinic for Gays
Your new monthly music round-up from girls who don’t live in America and therefore are not jaded by our incredible freedom. Muse, Beck, The Grates, The Cliks, Daniel Merriweather, Iron & Wine, Passion Pit, Regina Spektor, Paramore , Stars, Pink, The Butterly Effect, The Montreal Jazz Festival, David Bowie, Children Collide, The Vault and Sigur Ros.
Time-Travel back to the beginning with Ellen, New York mayor would love to marry Heather & Caroline!, bad explanations for things, Gay Icons at the Portrait Gallery and how Bruno didn’t get sued.
Introducing Read a F*cking Book Wednesday, with other stuff about when to act on prop 8, starving interns, and a (fake trailer for a fake) new movie with an incredible new soundtrack starring the girl from clueless and the ironic girl!
“”It was a duality that went with the album – it’s a little bit angry but also incredibly cheeky and poppy.”
A haiku for Kathy Griffin, a Top Ten List of Weird Things That Happened on Weeds, onomatopoeia for Nurse Jackie, and visual representations of all of our feelings, plus the Hot Girl of the Week … also, C-Tron has “this idea to create and produce and star in a show called “So You Thought You Could Dance?”. “
Why reach for the knife when you can just put on a disguise! Take a cue from bugs bunny and you’ll never end up on trial just to be acquitted by a homophobic jury again!
Introducing Craigslist Mondays. Also: a family of boob jobs, the penguins break up, Palin is a liar, a big Mormon kiss-in, secret NY Times Celebrations rituals and “That’s Gay” take on Bruno just right.
“You have to break the shell, be okay with who you are regardless of the cameras and know that there’s someone out there who’s gonna relate to you. There’s no character space so if you’re not yourself that shuts off the whole reason for reality TV. Especially when it’s something about lesbians — that’s for everyone, even for gay boys, we’re fighting for visibility.”
I missed the boat, wheee, I missed the boat, whee, I missed the boat, YAH!, and I ain’t never ever ever ever doing it again.
Let’s be clear and honest right from the start: Brody Dalle is a badass woman. Brody Dalle is the frontwoman of Spinnerette, and she was clearly the only thing the kids came to see at their recent Bowery Ballroom gig.
Outfest leans lesbian … you going? Daria! Jeffery & Cole! Top 100 Butches! My Mom! Reno 911! The Gay Agenda is converting our children! Drugs and gay are not the same! Massachusetts has balls and we like it!
We are all intersex, we’re not here to make friends, Michael Jackson and his kids, people don’t know who the celeb-gays are, bisexuals kill people, gays come home, NARTH publishes fake study in fake journal, teachers say yes to marriage equality.
“To many young gay people, the passage of Prop 8 was shocking but not alarming,” writes Mark Harris in New York Magazine’s “The Gay Generation Gap,” published two weeks ago in the magazine’s special Pride Week Section. Harris continues: “It has jolted them into action, but one suspects it’s out of a Milk-fed belief that identity-politics activism can be ennobling and cool.” Ouch! One suspects that one is being unfair to us! One suspects that if we’ve managed to make activism “cool,” then that’s a BIG SCORE! — but wait. Before you get too excited (as we did), there’s no need to be offended ’cause this shit ain’t about you, woman! … so we decided to ask ourselves: Is there a Lesbian Generation Gap?” Special roundtable participants include Grace Chu of Grace the Spot, Haviland Stillwell and Riese’s Mom!
“Things got really super weird last week, then got really super amazing this week. “
Obama sits down with the Catholics and says he is “wrestling with his faith and solicitude and regard and concern for gays and lesbians.” Also, a new UK webseries for lesbos, Gaga topless, Dancing with the Stars goes gay (er), the Lynch can still do no wrong but Perez can, Middlesex, ex-gays, and LUGS for Heroes!
“See … I’m a little behind regarding the going-ons of this show because ’til just last year, I hadn’t even seen it. Some could say that makes me a lousy lesbian but in my defense, Australian free TV only aired the first season which’s why “this train’s running so late for lezzie town.””