A young black queer girl goes to her first pride parade, tackles her fears of her own queerness rooted in acceptance, and becomes friends with other black queer people after the death of her parents.
It’s Pride month; have you heard? Have you danced in the streets, wearing a rainbow flag, surrounded by topless women, shouting your queerness and here-ness, maybe honking a horn or ringing a bell? Here’s hoping!
Tis the season to celebrate Pride by wearing rainbow gradient t-shirts that let the world know that love is love, love wins, pride unites, equality wins, love makes a family, it’s all love, we need more love, everybody is free to love and love unites!!!
Dykes and music and spoken word poetry and Riese Bernard and Kristin Russo!
Lane Bryant made my plus-size lesbian dreams come true this Pride season with the release of their incredibly beautiful and much appreciated Pride Collection!
“I felt now was a better time than ever to make a big, bright, beautiful AND delicious, gay af rainbow cake to truly take pride in. A mouthwatering five-layer fuck you to the haters.”
This year, let’s DIY a version of Pride that makes us all feel proud.
“Dyke is not just a sexual orientation. It’s a political identity. It stands for community. It stands for solidarity. It stands for radical fight.”
With these tips, you’ll be turning heads (off people’s necks) in no time. BadabaDOOK.
“Our rage and our joy aren’t at odds with each other; they’re both integral to our history, our present, our future.”
Where to look for a “glory” and other small joys.
This weekend, LA showed its pride by marching in resistance of oppression.
What a time to be a queer person who wears clothing and goes shopping!
What do you look for in a Pride celebration? What should a community Pride event look like? Well reader, YOU have the power to make that decision this year when you host or attend an Autostraddle Pride meet-up!
I visited two Pride parades in Portugal and I’m here to tell you all about it!
Evan Rachel Wood discusses what it’s like to be a bisexual human being in the world, and it is perfect.
June is hereby Autostraddle Pride Meet-Up Month, and we want y’all to hang out all month long and be here, queer, and getting others used to it!
“Manchester Pride weekend is loud, expensive, booze-fueled and mainstream. Dancing and drinking in the streets (with ever-increasing numbers of straight folks) might be fun for many and a radical act for some, but not everyone feels welcome or comfortable at this kind of event.”
A group of activists disrupt Boston Pride, a survey finds college students disagree on some scenarios of what consent looks like, Rachel Dolezal resigns and more news stories!
IT’S PRIDE, DAMMIT! And since it wouldn’t be a good time without, um, all of us, I highly recommend that each and every one of you spends the month hanging out with one another at these meet-ups.
All month, we’re inviting you — yes, you there in the cute crop top and biker shorts! — to host Autostraddle meet-ups and celebrate pride with some of the shiniest faces of wonder on the Internet. You in? Okay, good. Let’s make it happen!