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.
Lesbian rapper Siya joins the ranks of women featured on Oxygen network’s new show Sisterhood of Hip Hop.
It’s “make videos of queer girls covering songs from the early 2000s that will make you feel nostalgic and angsty” week for the people of Billboard Magazine!
A step-by-step guide to hook-line-and-sink a musician.
“What really sets Angel Haze apart from the crowd of other up-and-comers is the level of brutal, unflinching honesty in her lyrics.”
Mary Lambert’s video for “She Keeps Me Warm” stars two queer women and was produced by an all queer, female crew. Plus: handholding in the backseat of a cab!
This month’s edition is all about chick bands – badass women who play their own guitars, program their own beats and hit their own things with their very own sticks.