Cats, marijuana, Carrie Fisher, politics, the Queen, Dykes on Bikes, LGBTQ campus equality, a deep south lesbian minister, and so much more! Really, a lot more. Lots.
Let’s take a Skip-It down memory lane and explore my 9 most influential telecrushes from the 90s.
It’s time to get some links in your eyeballs.
I need some realistic solutions for something that’s not actually a problem. Which is why I went a little off script to break from routine. Just for fun. Privately. Shhh, it’s just for me. Until now!
“I’d actually use this, maybe even daily, but I’d absolutely hate knowing it existed somewhere in my kitchen. It’d be like the broom in the closet, but for your cabinets. Like you need it, but it’s always in the way and there’s really no way to conceal it.”
It’s time to start your Monday with some links!
If you were a popular band in the late 90s/early 2000s but you never appeared on Charmed, then did you even exist in the first place?
Not all boy/girl bands have stood the test of time — sorry 5ive and The Dream — but the ones that have leave a bit to the imagination when it comes to queer sensibilities.
“It’s comfortable and utilitarian, and perfect for when you are dreaming about living in a treehouse or wrangling a menagerie of household pets who are trying to eat you.”
“Have you ever confused a dream with life? Or stolen something when you have the cash? Have you ever been blue? Or thought your train moving while sitting still?”
“17. Oh god, is anyone on this show a medical doctor? ANYONE?”
On our recent survey of Autostraddle readers over 29 we asked “who was the first lesbian or bisexual celebrity/public figure you remember being aware of?” These are the scientific results of that particular investigation.
I woke up this morning with a burning desire to talk about Tori from “Saved by The Bell.” Did you wake up wanting to talk about Mama Keaton or Darlene Conner? I bet you did.
Nobody does breakfast like Bob Evans.
This week, The Internet Archive (same folks responsible for the Way Back Machine), released over 2,000 classic DOS games that we can all now play for free on the internet. Cue everyone’s productivity coming to a screeching halt.
If you or someone you love has been affected by 90s Kid Syndrome™, enable their disease with these gifts that are way cool and da bomb.
What better way to pay homage to the demise of dELiA*s than by making me scan an entire 1998 catalog that my friend Loren wrote all over?
VAMPIRE DEER. Clarissa Explains It All, Rebecca Solnit on feminism, Fireball whiskey, cats, BLACKandSTEM and a woman, the first bra, Southern Baptists, and so very much more!
I’ve played games all my life, and I stand with Zoe Quinn, Anita Sarkeesian and Brianna Wu. #StopGamerGate
“I know more about dyke cultures by being net-connected. It expands my world. We are definitely trail-blazing and cutting edge.”