This week’s Extra! Extra! brings a mix of hopeful and sobering news about trans rights, the criminal justice system, violence against women and the climate catastrophes in the Bay of Bengal and in Michigan. Also, Natalie updates us on the latest Veepstakes 2020 news.
Shelter In Our Place 2 launches on Monday and we can’t wait to see you there.
Talking to survivors and caretakers of the HIV/AIDS epidemic about what we can learn from the past about our present.
“We want to create the interconnectedness necessary to build futures together.”
All we have is each other. And we are the only ones we know, if we believe in the myth of ourselves enough to create truth, who will save us.
People are coming together around this thing we’re doing – and so many other mutual aid projects – and it’s more powerful and vibrant than almost anything I’d experienced in a decade of activism.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 takes a look at how the pandemic continues to harm vulnerable populations around the world, the raging fight in the US over how seriously to take any of this, the state of stimulus packages during the pandemic and a look at LGBTQ+ rights during the pandemic.
While gay men have necessary and urgent things to say about the enduring HIV/AIDS epidemic, women have always participated in AIDS activism. I spoke with two longtime feminist AIDS activists about queer community, care, and connection in the time of COVID-19.
Our way is a commitment to long lasting change, to self-sufficiency, to inter-dependence and to creating the world we want to see.
Welcome to COMMUNITY CHECK, a series about mutual aid and taking care of each other in the time of coronavirus.
“It feels like dating is all of the bad parts with none of the good parts.”
In this week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 we see how the pandemic taps into existing discrimination and continues to deepen divisions the world over.
We’re entering month 567 of a global pandemic, and you may be having some weird sex dreams! Here at autostraddle dot com, we’d love to hear about them in a respectful manner, for journalism.
Good news: there are no geographic limits to being a kinky slut, and I’m willing to lend you my perverted imagination.
Centering sex workers, and the hard won lessons that come with being a part of this community, are perhaps the most important steps we can take in an effort both to reduce harm, and to rebuild in the aftermath of COVID19.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 looks at the pandemic from a few angles: personal experiences of having the virus, how the pandemic is affecting sex workers and how corruption, profiteering and discrimination are alive and well, even during a pandemic.
I’m not trying to work up a sweat here, I’m trying to eat a fucking potato.
Chances are, you know someone who is quarantining alone right now. Maybe even you, yourself, are alone, and have been for the past several weeks. If so, it’s important to learn how this extraordinary circumstance might be effecting your mental, emotional, and physical health – and what steps you can take to mitigate and reduce that harm.
We’re not suggesting that if you’d just shop queer, all will well, but if you’re burning some cash on retail therapy anyway, you might as well support queer folks running these small businesses!
In this edition, we’ll look at the disparate impact the coronavirus is having on marginalized communities, rages about government competence and incompetence and muses about what accountability looks like in the age of Corona.