“I would like for us to consider the queer female body in the 21st century, a body that exists both within and outside the limits of subversion and exploitation.” Also, ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLE HAIRCUT IDEAS.
Miley Cyrus goes goth, New Kids on the Block come back, Taylor Swift got a Chi iron for Christmas early, everyone wears a terrible outfit, we wonder ‘is it possible to have a good awards show without Lady Gaga or Adam Lambert?’
Did you read Inferno by Eileen Myles, our first-ever Autostraddle book club selection? I sure as hell hope so, BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT IT.
Yesterday was the Transgender Day of Remembrance. So today we remember, but also look forward. Also: Queer As Folk/Glee, Harry Potter!, Anne Hathaway, Pretty Little Liars, queer youth, and zombies!
“You mentioned earlier sex after lots of boxed wine…”
#ItGetsBetter, Glee style
Remember when Del City High School students Kelsey Hicks and Melissa McKenzie said they were being discouraged from graduating because they’re gay? Yeah, that story isn’t really adding up.
It’s the last episode of Lip Service. Who will fingerbang? Who will win the immunity idol? Who will wear a cute rugby shirt and fuck on the kitchen counter? Who will walk sadly through the streets of Glasgow in the misty darkness? Who will drink before sunset? All those answers and more, inside.
Get your face out of that turkey’s a** and pay attention to your girlfriend.
A UN General Assembly Committee just voted to stop including sexual orientation on a list that protects people against discrimination-based arbitrary executions. In other international news: two Brazilian troops arrested in connection with gay shooting, couples get married in the air, Australia tracks its own gay-friendliness and in France gay marriage goes to the courts.
“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just much to stand up to our friends. I therefore award ten points to Mr Neville Longbottom.”
The edited version of Tina Fey’s Mark Twain Prize acceptance speech misses her entire point, GLEE gets post-Superbowl slot, Pink on Ellen, probs no more Kathy Griffin My Life on the D-List and Cher & X-Tina do #ItGetsBetter.
The original Prop 8 case wasn’t televised, but the hearing on whether or not Prop 8 should ultimately be repealed will be.
Can the Democrats really manage to end DADT in Congress while they still have a majority? We hope so, because otherwise it’s back to the drawing board.
DOUBLE DREADS OMG WHAT DOES THIS MEAN
I kissed a girl and I liked it and way later, I showed up on a website called “People of Public Transport.”
The AFTAH is concerned about gay people and airport security, namely, that Ellen DeGeneres will be assigned to pat down female travelers. Also: the first transgender judge in the US was just elected, and the age for coming out in Britain is getting younger.
Maybe you think it’s stupid because it’s just a book and Harry Potter doesn’t exist. Well, he does for me. And I’m a better person because of it.
Real L Word stars Rose Garcia and Stamie Karakasidis infuse life in the New York City lesbian comedy scene at The Stonewall Inn.