Janelle Monáe is, quite simply, peerless.
Janelle Monae is the mother of dragons, Amber Heard and Corey Rae enjoy amazing cuisine, Gaby Dunn holds a dog, Halsey and Joan Jett have a meet-cute, Samira Wiley wears a hoodie and more important news from this week’s queer celebrity instagram.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN???
As a queer person, it’s a relief to watch work like this. It gives us permission to just be free, to just be queer, to just be ourselves. That’s what great queer cinema can accomplish.
Most people didn’t understand the theme, but last night’s Met Gala was as glamorous and queer as ever! Maybe, even more than usual this year!! Here are some of my favorite looks, paired with literal notes on camp.
A showcase for trans and nonbinary games creators, Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan’s podcast, queer tarot and mysticism, this picture of Janelle Monáe!!! And more this Sunday Funday.
Hello it’s Sunday and every single one of our faves is here! Lena Waithe and Westworld, Janelle Monáe and Lizzo and “Lady and the Tramp” and Tessa Thompson and Kiersey Clemons! What a great Sunday!!
What if “Coming To America” starred Lena Waithe instead of Eddie Murphy? What if Sanaa Lathan and Gabrielle Union made out with each other at the end of “Love & Basketball”? What if black lesbians finally got to get the girl on the big screen? I’m buying the popcorn. You coming with?
Plus a moving tribute to Dolly Parton performed, of course, by Dolly Parton.
Honey, these glorious embodiments of black femme magic are about to sweep you off your feet.
The couples (or maybe just VERY CLOSE FRIENDS) who set our hearts aflutter all year long.
It’s been a wild year for gay pop culture, and a great year for some very well dressed queers — enjoy it with this very subjective but deeply felt top 11 of 2018, as based on an internal Autostraddle staff survey.
The Grammy Awards are extra queer, Ellen Degeneres is doing stand up again, trans folks speak out, and more!
Also, Evan Rachel Wood and Kehlani perfect their Business Mommi looks and what’s going on with Demi Moore?
Plus: Who even knows what’s happening with this “San Junipero” sequel, a first look at Ali and Mona’s Pretty Little Liars spin-off, She-Ra is coming to Netflix sooner than expected(!), a new mini-episode of Broad City, The Satanic Temple is suing Sabrina the Teenage Witch and more!
Can you believe it’s already Halloween?! Check out this RAD last minute makeup look inspired by Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel” video!
Some good news and hope to fill your week: Taiwan’s Pride Parade, new queer movies, Raveena celebrating queer brown love, Janelle Monáe, and queer polyamorous foster families!
Here’s to the lesbian, bisexual, non-binary, queer, trans and free-ass-motherfucker celebrities who opened the closet door a little wider when they walked out of it.
Also, Evan Rachel Wood visits a Rage Room and Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli’s marriage is exactly how you imagined it.
Also, Brittani Nichols is hosting a fashion show and Evan Rachel Wood is being queerly influenced.