Vintage Vapid Fluff: Never forget that Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt skipped the White House for a lil date night in the skies! Also, Roxane Gay on the New Year, engaged soccer stars, the best vibrators of 2021, and why we love squishy dogs and cats the most.
After spending 2020 evaluating structures and creating new rules, 2021 will challenge us to keep pushing ourselves to grow and expand, to consider what we are allowing to restrict us and why.
She’s isolating you from the things that make you a capable, confident, well-rounded person, and when you adhere to her rules, you’re enabling codependency.
It’s a piercing portrayal of abuse. It’s a monster movie, only instead of a creature in the night, its monster is a human woman.
Feeling made invisible by your own partner’s choices to not come out as both queer and polyamorous is tough. This edition of #PolyamoryProblems dives into how to deal with a partner who is living in a double closet.
Dungeons, Dragons, and Diversity; Black cartoon from our childhoods that were ahead of their time; Pose in the pandemic; bisexual Cheetah discourse; and more!
“The goal, especially in 2020, has not been to feel better or feel my best, but it’s to feel less shitty than I did five minutes ago.” Marlee Grace’s Getting to Center is the tender, lesbian self-help book to start this year off right. We interview her about the book, internet addiction, higher powers, and the moon’s creative potential.
Give Black women the same grace that we so readily extend to you. Also, more love for Veneno, complicated feelings for Bridgerton, a “F*ck You, I’m dope” playlist for when you need the reminder, and some mental health love for the new year.
Consider this: Serial monogamy should be more of a red flag than gaps in your dating history. Also, pandemic Tinder is good, there’s now an app for large online orgies, why not try talking to yourself in third person? And more.
“Full disclosure, Symone is who I’m rooting for most because Capricorns have traditionally done sort of poorly on Drag Race and I cannot stand for that.”
However distant and isolated we feel, we remind each other to remember to breathe.
What’s new and queer this month on streaming networks? We’ve got a new season of Dickinson, a Fran Lebowitz special, Anna Pacquin as a hot bisexual mess in Flack, Root and Shaw, a movie called “So My Grandma’s a Lesbian!” and so much more!
“If I’m ever single again, my dating profile will definitely say Gob4Gob.”
2020 is dead! Congratulations on outliving it! 2021 is asking us to take our broken hearts and remap our world.
The Autostraddle team racked our brains and came up with our personal 2020 highlights. This year, even the smallest wins count.
From lists of streaming TV shows to lists of streaming movies, these are the most popular posts of 2020!
I LOVED that many of her wigs were in braids and locs and that her natural curls were adorned with ribbons and diamonds. My favorite part was seeing the different textures between her edges and the rest of her hair that would sometimes occur in her hairstyles. It made me feel seen in some way and I appreciated her hair every time she appeared on the screen.
2020 wasn’t quite a victory for many people. But the intersex community has much to celebrate.
In a year of incredible trials, the trans community has continued to build the connection and interdependence necessary to thrive and usher in a better world.
“Rachel — just a heads up that you are at the top of my list of bisexuals most likely to have cut their own hair with a sword.”
In a chaotic world, how will you show up for yourself and provide yourself with the consistency you need in the new year and beyond?