This month on the A+cast we’re nailin’ it — literally and figuratively — with tales of nails in all their meanings. On your hands, in carpentry, in a super cool queer nail salon, at A Camp — they’re everywhere these days!
If you’re looking for a quick recap of some of Autostraddle’s trans coverage from the past year, look no further.
“As you may have heard, Janet Mock got married this week, but what you probably didn’t hear was that she rode away from the wedding on this inflatable alligator.”
Reforms for Reform Judaism open doors for trans people, Salt Lake City elects some gay people, an introduction to India’s first trans woman cop, a peek at Janet Mock’s fabulous wedding, the winner of a trans beauty pageant, good gay news from around the world, and so so so so much more!
This podcast is guaranteed not to haunt your phone or any other of your electrical devices. (…or IS IT?)
At long last, the inspiring return of one straight man’s opinions about Ellen Page and Samantha Thomas’ Instagram relationship.
If you spent the last six days wondering what’s happening with Sara Quin’s cat, have I got a treat for YOU! Also Ellen Page, baby DeAnne Smith and Samira Wiley in a hoodie.
I’m basically taking this whole column and replacing it with photos of Miley’s disgruntled kitten.
Janet Mock and Oprah sat down to talk about being your most authentic self, owning your own truth and Redefining Realness.
From mounting revolutions to redefining realness, these are 25 women who made waves in the world this year.
Definitely read these books.
“As a white woman, you may not understand this but the simple act of getting up and being in the public eye and proclaiming your transness unapologetically is an act of revolution for every trans person of color, and in that right, they are doing the work.”
This is simultaneously one of the most informative and inspirational books I’ve read in a long time.It’s like a primer for how to be an effective artist or community worker.
The “born a boy” narrative is hurtful to trans women. It’s time for it to go away.
Texas is idiotic, Janet Mock on Clair Huxtable, things you can donate to or show up at, women doing things like being journalists in the Middle East, having jobs in movies, getting Amtrak residencies, riding bikes, changing sports, being fucked over (that covers a lot of this actually), and SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to your link roundup!
The Root released its annual list of notable African Americans, and of course it includes some of our favorite movers, shakers and heartbreakers.
Like those cheesy inspirational prints for your office buy way, way, way better.
Instead of answering a barrage of uncomfortable and unnecessary questions, this time Mock gets to ask the questions. And it is beautiful.
I spoke with Janet Mock, Imogen Binnie, Fallon Fox, Bailey Jay, Geena Rocero, Angelica Ross, Sarah McBride and more women from the Trans 100 to find out how to best support the women on this list and trans women in general.
Ten important queer and feminist books coming this spring.