Feminism

The Fiercegrrl Fund

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Meaghan O’Malley started The Fiercegrrl Fund after her friend Nicole, a fellow queer crafter, had been diagnosed with Stage IIIc ovarian cancer. Nicole is only 26 and obviously can no longer work, which means she needs your help. There are a few things you can do and I fully expect you to do them because […]

Music

Lily’s Team Pick: Hulu Meets The Spice Girls

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If you’re alive, then you probably own Spice World on VHS. Unfortunately computers have taken over our lives and VHS players have become virtually extinct. Luckily Hulu know’s that everyone is a nine year old girls at heart, which is why they are playing Spice World for free! Enjoy!

Music

Emily’s Team Pick: Jonsi from Sigur Ros

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Jonsi came to my town last night and I couldn’t go because I spent all my money on taxi cabs the previous night. Regardless, I can’t stop listening to his new album ‘Go’. Listen to the entire record on his website and his cover of MGMT’s “Kids”. If you’re a fan of Sigur Ros (if […]

Music

Mrs. Danvers All-Girl Band Will Make 2010: The Autostraddle Interview

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Remember the psychotic lesbian maid from the Alfred Hitchcock movie, Rebecca? No? Well, her name is Mrs. Danvers. Much like their namesake, Mrs. Danvers the band are queer, a little peculiar, and slightly unnerving, but in a really, really good way. Music writer Corey talks to the girls about their music, influences, Anamaniacs and their plan for domination in 2010.

Music

We’re Ready to Talk About Christina Aguilera’s “Bisexual” Music Video Now

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Time to play some catch-up! Soooo… Xtina and Gaga and gimp suits, oh my! What did you think of the video for “Not Myself Tonight?” We have a better music video with girls kissing in it anyhow. What about Obama’s bit at the White House Correspondents Dinner? Chris Colfer talking to Ellen about Lady Gaga!? Gaga amputation rumors are discussed! We bring you a new artist with portraits of trans people, and probably the best thing Paris Hilton has ever done.

NSFW Sunday

NSFW Sunday: Lust, Ambition, Power, Lesbian Sex Prevail

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Does the Tribeca Film Festival debut “Boogie Woogie” really feature “the year’s first hot lesbian sex scene”? (Perhaps…) Erotica sales outpace the rest of the publishing agency, an interesting Oxford sex survey, lovers in the backseat, time travel to where the bois are, sex-positivity, porn industry people speak out against piracy, and more lesbian sexy sunday!

Arts + Entertainment

Leave Lindsay Lohan Alone

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How the totally false Lindsay Lohan HIV rumor got started and why everyone needs to give that girl a f*cking break. Also; a writer goes undercover at Christian Gay Conversion camp, The Boondocks premieres, THE MARBLE FAUN from Grey Gardens gets his own documentary (and he’s gay!), and the redheaded soldier from the GaGa in Afghanistan video has two mommies!

Politics + Activism Youth + Family

Gay Activism Flowers for Earnest/Angry/Dancing Youths of America

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All the young gays are celebrating in Seattle, uprising in NYC, dancing in Rutgers (and our strai army allies are dancing homosexily in Afghanistan!), taking back the night in WI, speaking against violence in CA, hosting Dan Choi at Harvard, and more! Also; Hawaii passes civil unions (the bill now goes to the governor), a lesbian stabs her ex, trans identity & faith & Laura Bush’s memoir on the 2004 debates around same-sex marriage.

Arts + Entertainment

Who’s Coming Out May 5th in People Mag? We Think We Know.

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It’s been a week since we first weighed in on “Who’s coming out May 5th in People Magazine?” and now basically the entire internet has an opinion on Who Will Be America’s Next Top Gay or Lesbian Superstar. If you wanna win the coming out office pool, put your money where ours is — on a country music singer hitting the road with tears, lies and alibis.