Honoring yourself is about creating fun, rejuvenating, life affirming practices that help you stay grounded and practice self-compassion. They should join you in life, and in work.
This weekend was Autostraddle’s 11th birthday – we’re celebrating by thanking the community that’s helped us stick around this long by giving A+ members live personalized advice all day, with some amazing special guests! It’s not too late to become an A+ member now and join the party!
Jealousy will always be there. There will always be someone that you or society perceives to be smarter, stronger, or more competent than you. We must get curious about our jealousy – become friends with it, and then tell it to be productive or get going.
For those days when you wake up for work and a repeated round of “fuck this” is going through your head.
One of the most insidious effects of unemployment in a capitalist society is that we start to doubt our worth if we are not tied to a job. Our daily resilience IS productive and we deserve to celebrate ourselves, employed or not.
If you are out to your friend, or are thinking of coming out to her, and she still holds fast to her SWERF-y beliefs even after you explain how it hurts you, then you have one final choice to make: Stay, or go.
Sooo, what are you waiting for? Make a list of ten professionals who inspire you and reach out to them to connect today. We have the tools to uplift and provide protection for each other, and informational interviews are a great way to start that process.
Just because, let’s be honest: your workplace could use some queer witchy energy.
A hot take: processing literally everything all the time is not only *not good*, it is actually *bad*!
When you’re queer, every career decision can have consequences for your emotional, mental, or even physical health. Planning ahead, finding support, and asking critical questions about the people and companies you’re “dating” is central to your survival.
Queered & Careered is a column that offers tips and tricks on how to navigate career development as a queer person — from job searching to career inspiration to dealing with straight nonsense in the office.
Crushes are wild and often irrational, but I’m a Capricorn so I’d like to make them slightly more logical. Here’s how you can do that, too.
Come bask in Kristin’s vacation energy and get some loving advice at the same time!
It’s 2019 and the world is our hot gay oyster! But… how do you actually go about planning a trip to meet the faraway queer of your dreams?
Now with 100% more Sam in a basket!
This week, Kristin is live from Pittsburgh!
If this is a thing you want, you can do it in 2019! This is our year! I believe in you / us / our ability to not get married on the third date.
Get in here and get the goods on Kristin’s revamped series! (Get it? Vamped? Like Buffy the Vampi—oh, just get in here.)
Hello it’s me, your supportive fun friend who thinks you’re literally the greatest hottest person on the whole goddamn planet.
Love and sex and internalized homophobia and, yes, straight girls.