2017 somehow turned out to be the best year ever for lesbian and bisexual women on television — but we’ve still got a ways to go.
I wonder what Laneia looked like in her winter coat as a small child, or what pose KaeLyn made in front of the Christmas tree when she was 4, or what wacky gift Riese’s aunt bought her one year. LET’S FIND OUT.
A day in the life of LGBTQ fashion/lifestyle/activist staple Anita Dolce Vita, who does more in a day than you would have thought possible.
What lesbian sex hair looks like, trans women keep getting banned on Tinder, stop worrying that she’ll text you back, what it feels like to get your nipples pierced and more.
“By the end of the 1994 Winter Olympics, I was 12 years old and quite certain I’d picked the right side.”
There will always be those who lose sight of the real message of this joyous time, choosing to focus on notions and boat tickets, instead of the lessons laid forth by Our Lady of Waterloo. But not us, Dearest.
‘Tis the season to get cute and cozy.
We’re having a great time in here!!!
This community gallery is filled with 200+ photos of you queerdos looking very spooky, very sexy, very gay, and all around very, very good!
Oh did you think there wouldn’t be a chicken in here? WRONG.
“Led by youth, a steadfast belief in legal justice, and their right to exist fully and wholly in a country whose mainstream rhetoric remains staunchly anti-gay, NGLHRC refuses to shy away from its mission: to promote and protect the equality and inclusion of LGBTIQ individuals and communities in Kenya.”
In a new art installation, Los Angeles-based photographer Maggie West, who specializes in experimental technicolor lighting and whose work increasingly critiques still-rigid contemporary ideas about gender and sexuality, worked with 40 women subjects — including Stephanie Beatriz, Nikki Hearts, Gaby Dunn, Jazzmyne Robbins, Isis King and more — to do just that.
It’s you and like 85 of your closest Autostraddle friends posing with your favorite books! Get in here!
I followed Kristin and Jenny at FlameCon, New York City’s gay comic con, as they spread their love for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the LGBTQ community to everyone they met.
Pixies and side shaves and short bangs, oh my!
“I like my setup right now because it’s a visual reminder that little by little, progress adds up.”
“I decided to make lobster bisque for my mom at the same moment I decided to come out to her. Only one of those things went according to plan.”
“Jessi showed me that it was cool to focus on my ambitions and to form deep relationships with other girls instead of being boy-obsessed.”
“I couldn’t afford to go home, but it was common knowledge among the many international students that, technically, one could remain in the country beyond the visa validity period as long as you were still enrolled in school. So I did.”
Where did you go on your summer vacation? These queers went all over the place and everyone is very cute (but you already knew that). Your latest community gallery is here!