“Celebrity life and media culture are probably the most overbearing pop-cultural conditions that we as young people have to deal with, because it forces us to judge ourselves…I guess what I am trying to do is take the monster and turn the monster into a fairy tale.” Want to “Get” the Gaga Love? Read This.
We’ve read every single one of your comments, and Friday’s results are in! We think the vote is unanimous — Autostraddlers win at life. (Prizes may include: witty banter, street cred, sexual advances, and internet fame.)
Lindsay Lohan’s MUSE photoshoot looks better as a short film – but where’s the other girl? Logo brings Buffy, Willow and Tara back to your TV, everyone ever is reviewing ’09 and handing out awards, MTV cancels “It’s On With Alexa Chung” and adds “Jersey Shore” to the bottomless pit of reality TV shows — which happen to be Michelle Obama’s guilty pleasure. We also have a lot of love for Adam Lambert!
Our beloved shows march off into the lonely winter months with jokes! Recaps of Gossip Girl, Modern Family, 30 Rock, the Office, Ugly Betty, FlashForward, Parks and Recreation, and Saturday Night Live.
This guy was more obsessed with Britney than you’ve ever been obsessed with anything, ever.
We bring you highlights from the Lesbian Teacher Sex Romp Story’s infamous facebook page, started by the Brooklyn high school’s students. Also: students drop out of school ’cause it’s expensive obvs, can people LOOK gay and holiday movies for women.
Google finally gives Mac users a real version of the Chrome browser, even if it kinda sucks. Norway gets seriously invaded by aliens as our president accepts the Nobel Peace Prize there. And thank god someone found this amazing, retro “I’m a Mac” Apple ad from 1996.
Britney Spears brings her Circus to Australia and gets crucified by the media for noticing what we’ve known forevs: the girl lip syncs. But how was the show? If you like flashes of teenaged man-abs, ballads sung sweetly on swings and caged pole-dancing – and who doesn’t? – join us on our journey into the Circus with the Autostraddle Concert Review.
Lineup for Lilith Fair 2010 is announced and yes, Tegan & Sara will be there.
Uganda decides not to execute gays. New Jersey Senate backs out on same-sex marriage vote amid fears of failure. Obama’s “Safe Schools Czar” is accused by right-wing fanatics of telling children to fist each other. WHAT A DAY!
Barbara talks about SEX with Lady Gaga AND Adam Lambert on the Most Fascinating People Show. Kate Moennig returns to what she does best — “playing gay” again as Drew Barrymore’s girlfriend in the new film, Everybody’s Fine and Idina Menzel is officially cast in Glee. Plus, new Tegan & Sara Sainthood B-sides.
We’ve got you covered this holiday season with Technostraddle’s Holiday Gift Guide. With everything from digital cameras and hot Xbox games to girly geek underwear, there’s a little something for everybody. And we even threw in a private jet for good measure.
Tila Tequila is engaged, refers to herself as one of those U-Haul lesbians. We have allegedly had enough of people talking smack about Lindsay Lohan. Mischa Barton prefers kissing girls onscreen, Bruce Springsteen in favor of gay marriage, Kate Moennig magazine feature, Ellen Von Unwerth interview & more!
Pillow: 1, Cat: 0.
Rachel Maddow invited Richard Cohen, author of “Coming Out Straight,” to the show. You have to watch it now so we can talk about how AMAZING IT WAS. Also; how gender stereotypes influence us, gay students fighting to be seen, hipster evolution, gays prefer to travel together and the consequences of girl-bashing.
Out lesbian actresses Jill Bennett & Cathy DeBuono speak out for the first time on leaving AfterEllen, mainstream fame in Hollywood, the story behind popular rumors, avoiding the lesbian urge to merge and being big fish in the small “celesbian” pond.
Google and Nintendo give us a little and a big something to look forward to. Wave goes un-VIP. Nature is still wacky and queer.
The New Jersey Senate will vote on same-sex marriage on Thursday after an nine hour debate yesterday. The Williams Institute has found all the gays, has a map for you. The first gay female bishop was elected in LA over the weekend, and Anglicans the world over are unhappy. New York gays are already plotting to kick out some anti-equality Democratic Senators.
Queering Domesticity is having a Jolly Holiday Giveaway! Zombie Christmas cards, hand-dyed yarn, jewelry, buttons, Nerd Girl notecards, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Bacon, and OTHER STUFF. Entry deadline is today so hurry the hell up! [Tell her Autostraddle says hi!]
GLEE will reveal two of its Cheerios have been sexing it up, L Word Book reveals new photos, and Lohan’s latest set from MODE is weirder than yesterday’s. After the whole Adam Lambert debacle, ABC showed a respectable gay story line on One Life to Live yesterday. Queen Gaga met the Queen of England. That chick from Laguna Beach jokes about going gay.