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Kristin of Everyone Is Gay and My Kid Is Gay gives advice for a 16-year-old and her mom trying to deal with coming out as bisexual and gender nonconforming!
It took me years to settle into the idea that masculinity and topping were actually, authentically my identities.
We’re collaborating with Venezuelan design and clothing company Sorte Tienda to bring handmade, screenprinted, and very queer t-shirts into your life.
“Girard’s writing is special in the way it speaks the language of our lived experience of moving through and within gender — inching, painfully slow, changeable, delightful, sexy, and made manifest in a thousand tiny ways, often between people and between words, unspoken.”
“Instead of getting medical care, I had a work colleague help me to my hotel room and pour me a tumbler of whiskey. I downed the whiskey with a handful of aspirin and prayed for the pain to stop.”
Happy Monday, you majestic bursts!
“I talked about how so much of my work with FFAF or here at Autostraddle is really just a sort of queer femme lighthouse keeping. I’m here, you’re not alone, this is a perfectly alright way to be, let me help you.“
In 2015 we’ve met or got reacquainted with some extremely hot masculine-of-center women or otherwise identified queers. Here’s 10 sexy studs worth swooning over.
Winter’s best footwear trends, part one of two: this installment is focusing on the dapper end of boots for our handsome MOC and tomboy-oriented readers out there, with styling tips and more!
In Donald Trump’s world, women without “normative” gender presentations are fat slobs and “traditionally attractive” women are bimbos and idiots.
The Same Difference takes the lid off of the many boxes that we as a community put ourselves into in respect to gender.
Their philosophy is one of the best I’ve ever heard: “Don’t change just because your body does.”
“I could feel the power that came from being butch, the paradox of growing up a girl and then becoming the suited partner of a beautiful woman, the torture of being such a social outcast, and the deep craving hunger for being accepted.”
Leslie Feinberg died at home in Syracuse, NY, with hir partner and spouse of 22 years, Minnie Bruce Pratt, at hir side. Hir last words were: “Remember me as a revolutionary communist.”
dapperQ just came out with their second list of 100 most stylish individuals, and boy, does it deliver on the dapper!
There are moments when if we can, we want to wear the articles of clothing that bring us close to joy. My suit isn’t that thing, not yet, but it did bring me closer to feeling sane and on top of this thing called adulthood.
4. You were so much prettier with long hair.
Make a note on the back of your hand or the back of your girlfriend’s hand or write this on your cat for all I care: Jogger pants. Jogger pants are the future.
“When the doctor said that such and such a treatment was linked to health problems later in life, I didn’t even blink. I’ll hit 50 and keel over? Fine, I don’t care, get rid of these fucking pimples.”