Working at Autostraddle has been my dream job and it’s been my dream community, but it’s time for the next phase in my life, so I need to say goodbye.
This week: an ode to our favorite social media apps of the past. Did you love Myspace? 4Chan? ASS? Well get in these here comments and tell me about it! Also, happy birthday to me.
ICEBREAKERS ARE SCARY! For me! Some people love them! Let’s talk about it.
Tell me about your favorite road trip! Or just tell me about your week, your crush, your love, your life. You’re perfect.
You’re so cool and I want to hang out with you and talk about how cool you are! Want to see some pics of my baby at the zoo? I want to see your pics, too! Just get in here!
Whether after moving to a new place, switching apartments in the same city, or finding the community you’d been searching for, what made you realize you’d arrived?
I was talking with a friend recently, and they told me about their part-time receptionist work. All the sudden I found myself really loving the idea of being a part-time receptionist while still working on my writing. I think I have a new dream job.
What would Kid You and Teenage You think about Current You?
Hi, I missed you so much!
Cartoons are where queerness first comes to light for a lot of kids because it’s often one of the first forms of media we’re allowed to consume. So, basically what I’m saying is that cartoons turned me gay.
I want to hear about your week AND ALSO the thing you are so into right now and you can’t believe you haven’t been into it all along, gosh, life would’ve been so much better if you had been!
Let’s fill this thread with nostalgia and love in a full on appreciation fest.
“It’s just not me to pass up an opportunity to step on my soapbox and talk about a political issue.”
It’s Abeni’s first time hosting the Friday Open Thread, and today we’re talking about teachers – and, you know, anything else you want to talk about!
Tell us about what makes your hometown special and weird!
Happy Friday, Happy Saturday if you’re in Tiara’s part of the world, and Happy Lunar New Year to those of you that celebrate it!
TAG YOURSELF!!! HAPPY FRIDAY!!! JANELLE MONÁE GAVE US TWO BISEXUAL ANTHEMS!!!
Join Natalie in reviewing this rollercoaster of a week, share all your feelings, and celebrate the premiere of Black Panther this weekend!
It’s peak Pride season right now in Tiara’s part of the world. What does Pride look like where you live?
What stories do you tell yourselves in order to do what needs to be done?