Joanne Rowling and I might have more in common than she thinks.
Merlin’s Beard, Jam City! Way to take all the magic out of Hogwarts!
Don’t count your owls before they’re delivered!
It was a real treat watching her learn to love the series too, and so when she was all finished, I called her up on the phone and talked to her about her magical journey.
Celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with a magical manicure.
A playlist for curing a broken heart, thoughts from a witch who watched The Witch, a celebration from the Witch in Into the Woods, a rumination on rituals, a new original illustration from Molly Ostertag, and so much more magical goodness awaits you inside.
Some of our favorite artists draw themselves as witches, Rachel makes you a playlist for your ritual healing bath, KaeLyn crafts an amulet, Maree reminds us why Practical Magic is so good, Maddie weighs on on witchy commerce, Heather talks about black cats, and so much more!
Lots of Harry Potter stuff happening right now, emotional complexity, late people, rich kids and veggies, reparations, being a teenage girl, “diversity,” and honestly more amazing stuff than you can shake a stick at, so get in here.
Bears, tacos, the horseshoe crab’s lot in life, QUIDDITCH BEER PONG, mental health on campus, suburban churches, queer zines you need to read, talk of Britney Spears, migrant workers’ rights, and so much more!
Drink pairings for your uncomfortable conversations this week, I make up a new emoji cereal, Star Wars a little, comebacks to racist stuff, videos you can watch and enjoy, black Hermione Granger and so very much more!
I’m not interested in the kiddie theme park variety made of cream soda and syrup from a squeeze bottle; I want hot, alcoholic, grown-ass woman butterbeer.
I’m pretty sure most of us who were weird kids grew up wanting to be witches, I know I did.So let’s celebrate that fact!
Why everyone should read Harry Potter, the science of beer, race and the wealth gap, Serena Williams, Mississippi, a cute snail picture, the Tindr lawsuit, and radical, represented, revolutionary and rebooted women in film.
Here at Autostraddle, we love kickass women. We’re presenting a list of 20 of our favorite kickass fictional heroines as a way to jumpstart this feelingsfest and leaving the rest up to you!
“We are such stuff as dreams are made on / And our little life is rounded with a sleep.”
In which we create butch/femme owl masks and brainstorm what to be for the next 20 Halloweens.
The MTV Movie Awards are here! You have a lot of feelings, I’m sure. Don’t we all.
Music to write fan fiction by!
THESE LETTERS ARE NOT CAPITAL ENOUGH TO ACCURATELY CONVEY MY EXCITEMENT.
School libraries are one of the best places to find LGBT teen literature…which is why anti-gay adults are so afraid of them. Luckily, you can do something about that.