Did You See That Comment Friday, Gen-Y Nostalgia, Using One’s Boobs to Get Ahead, Rachel Maddow in Pride Magazine, TR Knight in Entertainment Weekly, Liz Cheney strangely not distancing herself from the Birthers, and an actual reason to use the hash tag #swineflu
“In my years with the Minneapolis Lesbian Avengers, we defaced anti-choice billboards, participated in visibility actions at schools, constructed a giant paper machè bomb piñata filled with lube and dental dams, helped plan the first of many Dyke Marches, designed and built a boat out of milk cartons for the Aquatennial Milk Carton Boat Race (dubbed The “Lez Boat” and pronounced with a hard “z” – no mystery there) and ate fire on countless occasions.”
Our photoblogger Robin and her girlfriend Carlytron, aka the cutest couple ever, travel to Gorges Ithaca and a wedding in the Berkshires provide some helpful hints for traveling with your lesbian lover.
It’s Time Travel Thursday! But also, in the here and now: 44% of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) participants feel unable to talk freely to co-workers about their partners, and up to 78% don’t feel comfortable bringing their partners to corporate social functions.
Check out Girldrive (the book trailer), That’s What She Said (the comedy team), The Life of Harvey Milk (the movie), Self-Made Man (the book) and upcoming seasons of Heroes and Top Chef!
The entire team pitches in to recap True Blood, Ten Things I Hate About You, Masterchef Australia, Intervention, Nurse Jackie, Weeds, Gimme Sugar, Ruby Rose’s new project “The 7 PM Project,”
Well, the Exodus International conference features a Women’s Oasis breakfast every day (our favorite meal to eat out!) and almost everyone gets a roommate! It’s like an Olivia Cruise, but with less fun and more Jesus and more shame/self-loathing.
Craigslist Mondays! Also: My son cannot room with a gay!, Obama admits that gays are still denied their rights, 16-year old German popstar revealed – “she used to be a boy!”, True Blood has an “antigay worldview”?, Lady Gaga fashion, Stevie Nicks Pop Icon, and the comback of boxed wine!
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.”