The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has been doing incredible work for 40 years — here’s a little bit about that, and also about the Fueling the Frontlines gala I attended last month, and also about their upcoming benefit featuring Ellen Page, Kiersey Clemons and Olivia Wilde!
An insider interview with the Tegan and Sara Foundation lead, working a CON X Show and generally loving everything these twins do.
We’re closing out LGBT History Month with Jeanne Córdova — a legendary publisher and activist who died last year and included Autostraddle as one of many beneficiaries of her estate, which is why we didn’t lose our minds this year.
U.S. national soccer is sporting rainbow letters for pride, super gay sneakers from Nike and Converse if that’s your thing, self-care according to the laaaadies, Astrea’s Fueling the Frontlines Award are intersectional feminist fire, a new album from artists living in countries where being gay is dangerous or illegal, and more good queer stuff!
The Lesbians Who Tech Summit was awesome, is a way to combat sexism and also meet adorable nerdy gays.
‘Tis the season to give back, so consider Autostraddle your Queer Charity Matchmaker. We’ve put together a list of some of the best North American charities whose missions focus on the LGBTQ community.
Stick to your plan to get more involved in your community this year and join your fellow queers for an evening of readings, performances, and music celebrating Astraea’s Lesbian Writer’s Fund.
“I know that there are many groups who we fund that if we didn’t they simply wouldn’t exist, they would close. There is dire need for the resources we provide.”
“All people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons, are entitled to enjoy the protections provided for by international human rights law.”