Autostraddle has been around for SEVEN years, and we’ve been making playlists that whole damn time!
Whenever it’s feeling a little too dark and gloomy for me, this playlist makes me remember that summer is just a little bit away; I want to show off my midriff and shake my ass. Hopefully, it’ll do the same for you too.
All the upcoming marijuana law things in places, hypnagogia, even more North Carolina fuckshit, feel like an ant today, don’t write off Mississippi, LGBT youth doing the damn thing, periods in outer space, why is outer space not one word though, robots, and more!
“Prince — the musician, the icon, the gender-bending dreamboat — taught me that the best and only thing I can be is exactly whatever I am. It doesn’t have to make sense to anyone else as long as it keeps me alive and sparkling.”
This music video is so gay Ali Liebert is playing it in the movie version. It’s so gay it’s legal to discriminate against it in Mississippi and North Carolina. It’s so gay the CW is planning on killing it off next week.
It’s almost time for Autostraddle’s International Meet Me At The Record Store Day. Let’s talk about our favorite albums on vinyl to get ready!
Tegan and Sara’s “Boyfriend” is the anti-“I Kissed A Girl,” and I kinda love it.
Julien Baker’s artistry is about making the best out of nothing — making light out of the darkest times, carving faith out of doubt, building connections with strangers.
Not all boy/girl bands have stood the test of time — sorry 5ive and The Dream — but the ones that have leave a bit to the imagination when it comes to queer sensibilities.
“There is nothing I love more than sharing a deafeningly silent, poignant moment with 300 other audience members; grinning wide through a rousing musical number that makes me want to stand and cheer; or tearing up at a matinee with the gray-haired woman seated beside me.”
The Autostraddle staff has gone through their tapes, CDs and playlists to share a little corner of their past selves.
It’s Friday! Come on in here and make a real-time mixtape with me!
GAYmous’ new video has everything: crystals, spells, tarot, candles, bondage, glitter, and hot femme on femme action.
Lauren Denitzio uses 12 songs to capture their heart — their rage, their love, their adulthood, their politics — and offer it to the world. In the process, they found the pulse of queerness in 2015 and turned it into a drumbeat.
Does this mean MC Lyte has been an android all along?
Celebrate five years of everyone being just so gay with Julia Nunes, Jenny Owen Youngs, Allison Weiss, Jukebox the Ghost, Vivek Shraya and more.
“This is the only industry that I can think of where people are criticized for success.”
From Dolly Parton to the Pizza Underground, we’ve got you covered.
Dreamy sun-dappled tunes for you to float away to.
Nothing makes me feel like all I need is hard work, determination and a little pop music to achieve my goals, find love and obliterate racist poverty structures like DANCE MOVIES.