Politics + Activism

A Candid Conversation About Queers in the Labor Movement with Longtime Union Activists Miriam Frank and Desma Holcomb

In 1990, Miriam Frank and Desma Holcomb released Pride At Work, a booklet on organizing for gay and lesbian rights in the workplace. They spoke with Autostraddle about their lives, this “naughty little pamphlet,” and the future of queer labor organizing. Plus, for the first time ever, the full 100-page pamphlet is being released online – right in this post!

Film Sex + Relationships

Revisiting the Sex-Ed Revolution: On Documenting Sex Ed in Queer Bodies

What might we be able to do if we more carefully record, preserve, and distribute our accumulated queer sex-ed, and not just pass knowledge through the intimate, sometimes deeply guarded connections formed through sexual and romantic relationships? More than 30 years later, Party Safe and Latex and Lace contain clues to becoming allies to our own queer bodies.