“Who was this country-music-loving New Englander? I both hated and loved that she seemed to be playing this garbage as if to impress me.”
There’s an Alice B Toklas at the end of this roundup, Trump’s military ban will cost nearly a billion dollars, a lovely Latinx artist you can support this very day, a cat dictionary you didn’t know about, and so much more!
Hey, did you watch the 50th Anniversary of the Country Music Awards last night? I didn’t either! But I did watch Beyoncé and the Dixie Chick’s performance of “Daddy Lessons” and hot damn! It was fucking amazing.
Be a winner. Be a star. Be happy to be who you are. But also this Halloween, try to be Shania. Because she’s a queen.
Autostraddle has been around for SEVEN years, and we’ve been making playlists that whole damn time!
A collection of Christmas songs sung by country music stars who just so happen to be women.
She wants to taste your lips but only because they’ve been kissing the boy she’s into.
Alynda Lee Segarra and Yosi Perlstein chat with us about their new album and new tour — and oh, by the way, you can win tickets to see them!
Alynda Lee Segarra’s voice is like dark chocolate with sea salt. Her politics make my heart beat faster than a KitchenAid stand mixer. Her lyrics are pointed as star anise, and powerful as ghost pepper. I could go on, but I’m getting hungry. Just watch.
Beyoncé is officially the most-nominated female artist ever, Malala Yousafzai (sort of) and Elizabeth Warren can add “Grammy Nominee” to their resumé and lesbian country singer Brandy Clark earns two nominations.
Our favorite queer-friendly country singer is back at it!
Kacey Musgraves’ music is like a ‘You Do You’ you can two-step to.
Here are some songs to help get you there.
Country star Chely Wright told the truth. And it was breathtaking.
Country music: Now with 100% less liberal guilt.
I had to have this talk with you/my happiness depends on you.
Sad songs say so much.
Marshmallows, campfires, single-ply biodegradable toilet paper and songs.