Riese’s Team Pick: If You Don’t “Get” Lady Gaga

“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.

Arts + Pop Culture

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Returns to TV, Lohan Returns to Acting Sexy

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!


The Britney Spears Circus: You Think You Know But You’ve Got No Idea

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.

News + Politics Politics + Activism

New Jersey Committee Votes YAY to Bring Gay Marriage Bill to Senate Thursday

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.