I’ll Have What She’s Wearing! Ericka Likes Androgyny, Sweet Kicks and Blue Crush

Curious to see what other queer grrrls are wearing? Want some ideas of what to wear tomorrow? Does the term “hump day” make you uncomfortable? No? Well welcome to I’ll Have What She’s Wearing! where team style will be bringing you interviews and photos of real live gay chicas. Each week we’ll bring you a new girl! Clothed! And I know that doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing ever, but we beg to differ.

Arts + Pop Culture

Ladies Love Danger, Screech, Zach Morris, Bottoming, Miss America… OR DO THEY?

So much random fun for today’s Sunday Funday – Saved by the Bell sex secrets revealed by Dustin Diamond, will the US move forward on DADT, Miss America, JD Salinger, Lifetime Network vs. Spike TV, gay activist dragged out of court, more Lady Gaga edibles, why’s everyone want us to have gender roles so bad, Angie/Gaga hookup nonsense, J-Lo, hot butts, librarians and more!


What Are The Top Ten Albums You Can’t Live Without?

Top Ten Desert Island Albums. GO! Intern Emily already did – find out which records she can’t live without, and why – from Death Cab and Tegan and Sara, to Sarah Mclachlan, Okkervil River and more. Plus, the top ten albums the rest of Audiostraddle can’t live without … what are your favorites?

Society + Culture

Why is Ted Haggard on my TV, Being All “Cured” of Homo? OH! His Wife’s New Memoir!

Evangelical preacher and “converted” sinner/homoesexual Ted Haggard’s wife has a new memoir, “Why She Stayed,” so the duo is back on TV, spreading their psuedo-love. And people seem to like it. Also; the ex-lesbian Mom is still on the run, has Twitter peaked?, a funny look at the iPad, nightclub Miami showdown, gay superbowl ads, and women who drink a lot!

Society + Culture Straddleverse

We the Jury Find in Favor of Autostraddlers, to the Amount of 20 Comment Awards!

You’ve all been so patient through 2 hours of Autostraddle downtime, the constant standing applause during Obama’s State of the Union address, and days & days of Prop 8 trial testimony. Well, you can finally rest now – it’s Hey Did You See That Comment Friday! The court hereby orders that you accept these Autostraddle comment awards, effective immediately.

Arts + Pop Culture Film

Laura’s Team Pick: Rent a Movie

As much as I love Netflix, their recommendation system doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to me [a documentary about Crips and Bloods has been on my front page for days. ?.] What To Rent asks you a bunch of weird questions and then gives you pretty much exactly what you’re looking for. There’s […]

Arts + Pop Culture Books

J.D. Salinger, 91, Dies: All Eyes On the Literary Recluse Who Despised Our Eyes

J.D. Salinger, author of “Catcher in the Rye” and legendary recluse, dies of natural causes at the age of 91. Will death kill his well-cultivated privacy? How do we honor our literary idols using the same media machine employed to vaporize/idolize our dead celebrities & rock stars? Will we get to read all his unpublished books now? Why do some people feel entitled to that, or anything, from anyone who has passed away, ever?


King Kong Don’t Have Nothing Over EZ Girl: The Autostraddle Interview

Jess talks to polarizing musician Elizabeth Ziff: “Honestly, I’m queer more than I am gay. I’m peripheral. I’ve never been conformist, I’ve never been status quo, it’s never even entered my brain. I’ve been in a band for 25 years, that’s what I’ve done. Traveled the world, fucked, got wasted, been political, and created.”


Rosie O’Donnell on Howard Stern (FULL AUDIO): ‘Hitachi Magic Wand Could Numb Vital Organs.’

Listen to the full audio of Howard Stern asking Rosie O’Donnell the questions Oprah would never dream of (including sex toy chat) on their Sirius simulcast, Sara Quin producing Hesta Prynn’s solo album, Kristen Stewart is twitchy indie it girl, Joy Behar starts a shitstorm by declaring gays aren’t monogamous, Mo’Nique says the Church and God loves the gays, Lance Bass goes Glambert, gay Mad Men actor/character is gone for good.