Also: the music that takes you back to high school, and have you ever considered that potlucks are a site of queer resistance?
Additionally, King Princess does her best Eminem impression, Teddy Geiger’s thirst trap goes full peach emoji, and as always, Stephanie Beatriz.
Honey, these glorious embodiments of black femme magic are about to sweep you off your feet.
Also, you’re going to watch this Samira Wiley video on a loop all day and King Princess gets a routine dental cleaning.
Join Carmen, Valerie, KaeLyn and Al(aina) as they liveblog RENT live!
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.
Also, Gaby Dunn placed herself under the Christmas tree, Jasika Nicole has a haunting serenade for you, and WE FOUND PATTERS.
Topics include the cast of RENT! Live, Jodie Corner playing queer in a feminist short, Janelle Monáe on the cover of Glamour, Dee Rees’ horror film about a black lesbian couple in rural america, the Boomerang reboot, Heathers getting delayed again, a lesbian guest on Queer Eye, lots of witchy stuff, Eileen Myles and more!
Kiersey Clemons talks to us about sliding into those Instagram DMs; her undying love for old school Disney channel; being an out queer black actress in Hollywood; and of course her new movie, Hearts Beat Loud!
When was the last time a motion picture centered itself on the premise that a teenage, mixed race, black lesbian is worthy of support and love from everyone surrounding her? It’s simple and tender and because of those things it’s groundbreaking.
Lena Waithe, Janelle Monáe, Stella Maxwell, Cara Delevingne, Ruby Rose and more!!