This is a story centered around poor Black and Latinx communities, their struggles with institutional abandonment, and their journeys to self-love and empowerment.
Autostraddle has been around for SEVEN years, and we’ve been making playlists that whole damn time!
This past week, Empire’s Tiana Brown revealed that she has a girlfriend. In addition to her boyfriend. We need to talk about this!
They’re from all over the globe kickin’ ass and takin’ names one record at a time. Hear them. See them. Support them!
Lesbian rapper Siya joins the ranks of women featured on Oxygen network’s new show Sisterhood of Hip Hop.
Dirty Gold release date, cover art, song and lyric video. Are you a puddle on the floor yet?
This is my break glass in case of emergency road trip playlist. I can turn up all by myself.
We danced on a mountain ’til 2:30 in the morning and this is what it sounded like.
We can duet!
Let’s take a video-guided tour of the movement called ‘female rap’ with appearances by Salt-n-Pepa, Aaliyah, Lil’ Kim and more! Also, there’s a playlist.
From Detroit to NOLA to NYC, there are gay, bisexual, lesbian, trans, and queer artists who are making seriously awesome stuff everywhere, so let’s give them their due.
Frank Ocean came out as gay or bisexual today in a letter published online, telling the story of his first love with a male friend.
Trans rapper Heidi Barton Stink keeps it real. Like, really, really real.
Queer multimedia artist B.Steady creates work for People of Color, Queers, Women, and all of the intersectionalities. That means you.
Here’s a league of talented female MCs who deserve your attention.
Let’s party. Then let’s cry.
Wish you were here / there!
The soundtrack to your Dinah Shore weekend.
When you’re applying to jobs, all you need is some background noise to remind you that you’re pretty much the shit.
Aubrey Drake Graham has come a very long way in a fairly short time, and along the way he’s said some really great things that will make you kind of want to start collecting Drake cover issues at the grocery story like me. #YOLO!!