“Amazingly, neither the training bra nor my actual boobs magically solved my very typical and very sad self-image issues.”
Forgiveness may be an attribute of the strong, but we also have the memory of an elephant.
Capitalism! So neat!
“I never went into it planning to be a monster, and I think that actually always made it worse.”
“Life is hard enough, let me have this.”
*Law and Order sound* these are our stories — Autostraddle staffers share how they personally identify (or don’t!) and why.
What types of relationship situations or people are you often drawn to even though you know they’re bad for you and will destroy you?
Have you ever experienced bed death in your relationship? If you did move past it, how? Has bed death ever signaled the end of a relationship for you? Has a fear of bed death ever made an impact on your relationships? Do you think bed death isn’t a big deal and we should stop talking about it?
Sex: it’s complicated! Some people like some things and other people like other things and some people love things other people do not like at all!
Here’s all the good, bad and the ugly about our first time viewing porn. Remember VHS tapes? Were we ever so young?
Unpacking internalized homophobia (and lesbophobia, and biphobia, and transphobia, and misogyny, and MORE) is hard, but for you we did our best!
When did you know it was over?
In my opinion, a good Tinder profile is more important than good hygiene.
Where do Autostraddle writers write? Check out where we work and what we surround ourselves with when we create this world for you.
Some days “home” is a nebulous moving target. Other days, it’s in your pocket.
“FRUIT —> bananas, many avocados, etc.”
We all know that you’ve been wondering what signs all your Autostraddle favorites are. Maybe you want to see how compatible you are with us? Maybe you want to see how compatible we are with each other? Well, here you go!
Which Autostraddle staffers have which of these tattoos? Are you familiar enough with their personal brands and/or Instagrams to guess? Or maybe psychic? Let’s find out!
Autostraddle staffers opened their bags — you’ll never believe what happened next!