Youth + Family

JK! There’s No Proof That Lesbians Are Better Parents!

Anti-gays blame “Gay Infatuation Syndrome” for the headlines spun on lesbian parenting research, but we know otherwise and Mombian breaks it down for you. Also; everyone thinks my girlfriend is a Sir, Catholic attitudes on gays, gossip columnist comes out, Caster Semenya notes on a scandal and Adelaide’s first gay cruise!

Comedy

Lesbian Comedian Erin Foley: The Autostraddle Interview

Erin Foley’s shooting star of comic fame has been skyrocketing through the night air, perhaps you’ve noticed & laughed? We sit down with Erin on the Sweet Cruise to talk about her TV projects, new relationship, feeling like she’s in a good spot career-wise, Facebook, and her upcoming Lifetime Achievement Award.

News + Politics

Lesbian Soldier Denied DADT Discharge Wins Appeal in Canada! Oh Canada!

In October we interviewed Skyler James, a lesbian soldier denied the DADT discharge she expected when outed — she wanted you to know the true story of her appeal to Canada for asylum. Today, we’re happy to report her success! Also; San Fran tells feds to back off and let it grant benefits to same sex couples, gay panic will be cited in Mercado case and NY looks ahead for same-sex marriage.

Music

Metric Australia: Audiostraddle Concert Review

Canadian rockers Metric finally bring their powerful, crowd-pleasing synth rock to Australia. Indie heart-throb Emily Haines wins over a hardcore Melbourne crowd with smoking hotness and idiosyncratic dance moves, requests a spliff and receives candy instead. Audiostraddle’s contributing writer Isabelle takes us there.

Arts + Pop Culture

Lohan’s Ex-BFF “Lesbian Don Juan” Courtenay Semel Covers Curve Mag

Courtney Semel will grace the December cover of Curve magazine asking “Is she the most wanted lesbian in Hollywood?” (ahem) Also; Adam Lambert’s album is streaming online, Paris Hilton is looking for Kate Moennig on Twitter while watching TLW, Ro&Kelli aren’t giving up the business, Lindsay Lohan created a TV show, vintage Gaga, Autostraddle interviews Jill Bennett & Cathy DeBuono. ETA Carmen Electra lesbian sex tape leaked.

Society + Culture

Emily’s Team Pick

I stumbled upon this website and thought it was kind of a nice idea even though the background hurts my eyes. It starts with “Did you know that some of the most amazing people in history were gay?” and I was hooked, basically. Despite being wildly incomplete it’s still kind of fun to poke around […]