Apparently the gay agenda isn’t working today ’cause no one wants to be a lesbian BUT who cares, This American Life’s 2002 ep about how homos aren’t crazy is streaming online this week! Also; homophobia in African-American churches, Johnny Weir on “That’s Gay!”, the upside of depression, Caster Semenya is not the real Middlesex, Clay Aiken’s HRC speech FTW, Crystal Renn interviewed, “Bro-etry,” 10 Reasons to Avoid the Phone and more!
The history of lesbian closeting in Hollywood — and why, even today, so many lesbians prefer to stay in the closet. Also a Desperate Housewives lesbian storyline mini-cap, Tila Tequila’s Australian karaoke, an amazing Taylor Swift parody and Lindsay Lohan’s new interview.
Cutie British rapper Lady Sovereign is speaking openly about her sexuality, despite publicist pressure not to. (Does this mean Autostraddle will get our gay-canceled interview back?) Also; Kurt’s gonna get a boyfriend and Sue’s gonna get a musical number on GLEE, FourFour on Lady Gaga, Glambert & Drake hooking up again, John Mayer talking sexy men, and more!
“I Want the World to Know” invites YOU to share your own coming out story with the goal of humanizing the gay rights movement and diminishing homophobia. Jess sits down with Becca Katz, the filmmaker and activist who created the site that gives everyone a voice and opportunity to share their story.
Jillian Michaels tells LHJ she’s open to finding love with either gender (yay bisexuals!) and also we think she has a girlfriend, Korean Actress Lee Na-young will play a trans character in an upcoming film, Lindsay Lohan speaks out about the dangers of prescription drugs w/r/t Casey Johnson, plus Rosie, Lady Gaga, Hayden kissed a girl and she liked it, Ellen behind-the scenes, Sherlock Holmes and REALLY HOT GIRLS all the way from the UK!
“Midlife lesbians” are apparently having a heyday — again! Queer activists are forcing Eminem to hate gay people a little less than he did before, Angelina kind of sort of maybe might have an open relationship, queer girls in sports lost a great advocate, and the state of religion in America. Also, pictures of Lady Gaga!
Meredith Baxter officially comes out to The Advocate, after joining the gays on our recent Sweet Caribbean Cruise (she’s gonna be in Jill Bennett & Cathy DeBouno’s web-series!). Also, Zach Quinto confesses his love for Anyone But Me, we declare Adam Lambert as Autostraddle’s Sexiest Man of 2009 and an incredible photoshoot inspired by Prop H8.
The New York Times Magazine tackles the roots, causes and fixes for people suffering from anxiety. Also; muppets in Palestine, sex columnists, and OurScene TV wants your coming out story.
As if seventh grade wasn’t already awkward enough — The New York Times Magazine reports on a new generation of gay teens coming out early. Also: a look behind the scenes of 11 years of MTV’s “True Life.”
Your real stories and tweets about when you knew you wanted to kiss other girls.
Our last installment of exciting and surprising stories of “When I Knew” – true lesbian awakenings … with an opportunity for you too to share your story!
When did you know you were gay? Kate McKinnon found her inner gay on the X-Files, Rachel Maddow used “rational deduction” — and Autostraddle presents our own personal stories of sexual awakening.
Riese tells one of many versions of her story, Laneia tells the whole truth and nothing but the truth. The latter is the most important thing we’ve ever published on Autostraddle.
“Apparently I am suffering from GBICT, or Gay Blog Induced Carpal Tunnel. In an effort to relax, I turned on the teevee. I saw this terrible thing on True Life: I Hate my Small Boobs. So I had to look it up and see what the fuck was up with that girl’s Mom”
“It took me a very long time to come to terms with what I felt for girls. Not because of my own religion, but because of the religion and judgment of others, and because growing up in such a small town greatly limits what you see as viable options for yourself.”
You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Venn Diagrams and also ice cream!
Team Autostraddle continues to read your mind and discuss the most important gay issues ever.