Tegan and Sara have mined through their pasts, found the gems, and put together a poignant ode to their past selves. We can live vicariously through their public vulnerability and imagine — without evidence — that if we did the same, we’d be charmed, rather than horrified, by what we found.
A selection of emotionally devastating songs I live in fear of having to emotionally process in public without warning at CVS.
The first musician or song that you felt in your heart and brain was gay was a big moment for many of us — here are the gay songs we first knew and loved.
“ROOM 25 brings a Noname more sure of herself, secure in the knowledge that she can’t be anything other than who she is, and if you don’t rock with the first few lyrics, you’re more than welcome to leave.”
Celebrate Good Friday with Lesbian Jesus Hayley Kiyoko by buying or streaming “Expectations” right now!
Though her life was characterized by solitude and her love for it and the freedom it gave her, CHAVELA is a story of a remarkable person told by the people who loved and admired her most.
Then I met Summer, a junior counselor at the Christian summer camp I went to between sixth and seventh grade. Summer wore a different band shirt almost every day: Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, The Doors, Led Zeppelin. She told me she loved classic rock, and without hesitating, I said “me too.”
Mary Lambert has given us a gift at the end of this wretched week.
It takes hard work to maintain any partnership — whether it’s between lovers or friends or the person you shared a uterus with.
Autostraddle has been around for SEVEN years, and we’ve been making playlists that whole damn time!
In the past 48 hours, Tegan and Sara have released new videos for “U-Turn” and “100X,” lifting the curtain on what their forthcoming album Love You to Death has in store.
“If you were hoping for some sort of visual depiction of that classically gay narrative in their eagerly anticipated video for ‘Boyfriend,’ released this morning on Pitchfork, that’s not what you’ll find.”
I can only conclude that this album will be songs from their previous records, rewritten to be about how they love Sara’s cats – Holiday and Mickey – to death.
Alynda Lee Segarra and Yosi Perlstein chat with us about their new album and new tour — and oh, by the way, you can win tickets to see them!
Creating space for difficult conversations between parents and children has been both a goal and a side effect of their music making through the years.
Gore’s partner of 33 years reported her death today due to lung cancer.
Alynda Lee Segarra’s voice is like dark chocolate with sea salt. Her politics make my heart beat faster than a KitchenAid stand mixer. Her lyrics are pointed as star anise, and powerful as ghost pepper. I could go on, but I’m getting hungry. Just watch.
Chasing the UK’s once-promising lesbian pop star around the the place she’s least likely to be found: the internet.
Some songs are just a lot better when queer people are singing them.
Tegan and Sara, detox crafts, Baconland and TREES.