The 2018 gay agenda, Allison Ikley-Freeman on being the first out Oklahoma lesbian legislator, new queer feminist bookstore opens in the Heartland, an LGBT Bible app, letters from Your Holiday Mom, a queer aesthetic of Black Womanhood, and more!
Hot women-only hotels, resorts and cabins to check out in Ohio, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Palm Springs, Delaware, Key West and Montana — just be sure to check in before 1998.
AfterEllen is a part of a legacy of brilliant publications created by passionate lesbian, queer and bisexual women that unfortunately no longer exist, but were cool for a while.
Salute Your Shorts, tiny galaxies, Hillary Clinton between two ferns, bitches of rom-coms, gender bias, christ almighty our maternal mortality rate is fucking crazy, are you alone?, Jasika Nicole Perfect, The Lexington Club, and so much more!
AfterEllen’s contribution to lesbian and bisexual visibility is incalculable. Friday is the website’s last day.
There is a power in building communities on our own terms as marginalized people. There is a freedom in escaping, even for a moment, the weight of oppression and the burden of society’s expectations for who we should be. And there is a revolution to be had in building better, more inclusive spaces for marginalized folks.
The idea of this building housing regular, straight people drinking regular, straight drinks was peculiar to me. So I set off into various archives to learn more, uncovering a total of at least eight proprietors of a tavern at the corner of 19th and Lexington that dates back to 1910. To present my findings, I shall now show you 10 reasons that the building is completely 1000% well-suited to be San Francisco’s most loved dyke bar.
A new podcast dives deep into New Orleans’ dyke bars of the 1970s and ’80s. Here are a few of the funny, sweet and powerful stories from Last Call.
Gay districts are safer, more open and more profitable than ever before, but for whom?
Phase 1, both the oldest standing lesbian bar in America and the last to remain in the nation’s capital, closed abruptly this month. Meanwhile, venues for gay men are booming. What’s the future of lesbian nightlife in DC?
A rich LGBT watering hole history, the last lesbian bar’s betrayal, and thoughts on the current landscape of queer women’s parties and spaces — a dramatic tale of Portland, Oregon bar culture.
We’re not sure that there’s a right answer to this question, but we’ve laid out some arguments for and against and now it’s time to dig in.
Iconic lesbian bar The Lexington Club is closing. Let’s pour one out for it and examine the State of the Lesbian Bar in these sad times.
A reinvention of Guerrilla Queer Bar, Pop-Up Gay Bar aims to create new LGBT spaces, one bar and one night at a time.
Listen up all queermos within striking distance of Philly! There’s a new bookstore coming your way — a very very queer bookstore with a café and art and all sorts of amazing things. And it’s being built from the ground up by community members Makella Craelius and Puppett.
It was 2008, I thought I might be gay, and I had gone to the only lesbian bar in Philadelphia in fearful hope that someone else might be able to figure things out for me. Now that bar is closing.
Vintage event posters, flyers and ads from 1914 – 1995.
There’s a lot going on at The Dalloway this week so Team Autostraddle NYC decided to finally tell you what we think about the fancy lesbian hotspot. Spoiler alert: We’re digging the new girl in town.
Whatever happened to the way we used to be, Meow Mix and Mother’s Brew, Push and Wetherbee’s?
Hard times for Portland’s Just Out Newsmagazine, Toronto’s Glad Day’s bookstore and Minneapolis’ True Colors Bookstore.
Cubbyhole, where everyone knows your name. (Featuring our “first gay bar ever” stories)