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!
June hath now been declared Autostraddle Pride Month, and y’all will be celebrating together at meet-ups across the globe until the very last parade has left a trail of frisbees and flyers in your neighborhood. But first, we need you to organize one!
“The WNBA has a very proud history of welcoming all fans, athletes, and partners to our game. These beliefs unite the 12 teams of the WNBA and we are very excited to introduce the WNBA Pride platform which celebrates acceptance and values inclusion.”
Here are some tools I employ to protect my sobriety while still allowing me to participate in all of the fun. If you’re concerned about being a sober queer at Pride this year, some of these tools may come in handy.
Free cocktails, a workshop on kink, and YOU. NYC, June 20. See you there.
“She could be difficult, she could be stubborn, she could be outrageous and she always stood up and spoke out for bisexual people and challenged biphobia even in the most hostile environments. Blessed Be.”
“And as long as I have the privilege of being your President, I promise you, you won’t just have a friend in the White House, you will have a fellow advocate.”
Pick out your gay outfit for Pride, appropriate for wind, rain, sun, or snow! (Just kidding, if there’s snow, stay home.)
There are so many cool lesbian and otherwise-identified films hitting festivals this summer and this week’s Frameline Festival in San Francisco has all of them! You’ll want to write these all down, no matter where you live.
“Until full and equal rights are a reality for everyone, our work is not done.”
Are you going to Pride? Want to make friends?
Our one regret is that we didn’t go to any of the strip clubs that double as steakhouses. Next time, Las Vegas. Next time.
In which I share the true story of my week-long jaunt to Manchester, UK for Pride, wherein I drink my face off, amongst other adventures.
They call their gay employees “Gayglers.” Really, Papi.
Wheeee it’s only the first week of June and some things are happening! Anti-discrimination bills for trans people, rainbow flags galore, youth summits, Sesame Street and cupcakes!
If you thought there wasn’t room for one more controversy to sweep Toronto, well, you were wrong. This officially marks the first time ever we haven’t wanted to move to Canada. Also: Judith Butler turns down an award, bisexuality gets surveyed, gay marriage in NY and the lives of gay youths.
We’ve got more reports from pride celebrations this weekend, including our own Rodeo Disco party in NYC. Plus, the Supreme Court made a decision in favor of anti-discrimination rules and The View perpetuates stereotypes.
The Village Voice has an intriguing cover for their Queer Issue — we outline some of our more major confusions on the issue. Also, Chicago loves Nat Garcia and so do we, Lady Gaga fashion update, Gawker is there for those straight people trying to make it through Pride, one brave girl blogger takes on Seventeen Magazine, and one writer discusses how she manages marriage while bisexual.
The violent drunk-driving bigamist stalkers in Texas had better not think about getting gay married, because THAT could turn out to be a felony. Also, we talk about putting the politics back in Pride, unsettling developments on DADT, protests over violence in Savannah, new life for the Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative, and the Lisa Miller/Janet Jenkins custody case going back to court.
It’s only ten days ’til Autostraddle’s Rodeo Disco will rock your NYC Pride 2010, and featured Rodeo Disco guests The Spangles hit up America’s Got Talent last night and will probs be famous by the time the party happens. We got video. We also got a sneak-peak at the prizes you could win at our party!