I met up with singer-songwriter Alex Lahey while on tour at her San Diego show.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Billie Jean King paved the way for openly gay tennis players, lesbian couples getting married in Australia, Alexandra Chandler would be first trans woman in Congress, Rosa Diaz: Bisexual Avenger, and a cute otter!
“Is this how straights think we have sex? We’re all just rainbow buckles and buckle ends, fruitlessly clacking against each other in sin.”
“Hi, Linda, how are you?” “Hi, Erin. My husband’s not gay.”
“I’m going to carry on doing what I love and I’m going to enjoy every minute of it… being trans does not mean that you need to give up on your life, or your friends, or your family, or your career or your achievements.”
A university student feels pressure to be perfect but finds refuge in the Australian fetish scene.
“The Brink” is the second full-length album from Australian band The Jezabels and you’re going to love it.
Brush up on this year’s biggest news so you can impress that cute girl at your New Year’s Eve party.
In extremely upsetting and infuriating news, Australia’s High Court has overturned ACT’s legalization of same-sex marriage.
Four-piece self-described girl gang the Villenettes hail from Adelaide, Australia and profess to love Elvis, Sailor Jerry rum, vintage guitars, tattoos, bad horror movies, leather jackets, leopard print dresses, and running amok on a Saturday night.
“The failure of a female prime minister is seen to reflect the failure of women in positions of power. Gillard had to be better than any politician before, and even when she was just as problematic, divisive and changeable as her opponents and Rudd, she was attacked more viciously than they ever were. “
“There are heaps of places to hang out and meet likeminded “Perthonalities.” Not to mention the beaches and forests here are goddamn beautiful.”
In news from Australia, the City of Parramatta council has deemed a banner promoting Twenty10’s support services for LGBT youth to be “offensive.” What the hell.
We often talk about the different ways we as a community can reclaim words, but what about when an individual actually does it?
If it’s clear to us that Gillard’s speech was amazing, then why are people attacking Gillard for being a hypocrite and saying she has damaged her own integrity?
“I do not regret that our daughter has Sophie and I as parents. I do regret that she lives in a world where some will tell her that her family is not normal. “
A new anti-homophobia ad has come out in Australia and it made me tear up a little bit. Luckily, I won’t have to see anything like them in America.
Have a gay old time in the city with four seasons in one day.
After a four-year stint in Autostraddle’s top American lesbianish city, I thought I had developed impossibly high expectations for every future place I’d inhabit. Then I found Sydney.
Australian actors Renee Lim (Alex) and Debra Ades (Scarlet) open up about their experiences shooting The Newtown Girls. Also, watch the season finale!