“It’s a really queer book. And don’t worry! We’re going to take good care of your spooky babies, even when the going gets rough in the story. They’re in good, safe hands.”
There have been a handful of women antiheroes on TV over the last few years, but what sets this show apart is the way it centers on three different queer experiences.
Co-creator, Shadi Petosky is a trans woman and the cast is absolutely packed with queer and trans voice actors like Stephanie Beatriz, Jasika Nicole, Angelica Ross, Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Tyler Ford, Jazz Jennings, Laura Zak and Petosky herself.
It doesn’t look like Marvel will really going to be adding a lot of movies starring women or poc to their upcoming schedule any time soon. So instead, what I propose is that they fill up each movie with as many poc, women, disabled and LGBTQ characters as they can. Just stuff those movies full of ’em.
While not every episode is a musical one, many episodes do incorporate the characters singing songs and it’s never a waste of the show’s time. Instead, the music reveals things about the relationships, thoughts and feelings of the characters and gives listeners a brilliant new way to think about the things the show is talking about.
At least one-third of the lesbian and bisexual female characters in major studio films last year appeared on-screen for under ten seconds, which is only one of many problems revealed by GLAAD’s 2016 Studio Responsibility Index.
I would’ve preferred “13 Reasons Why Hannah Baker Murdered Bryce Walker But Shouldn’t Go To Prison For It.”
Seventh-Day Adventist pastor Alicia Johnston knew she would lose leadership of her congregation when she came out as bisexual, but did it anyway. She talked with Autostraddle about her hopes to the future, and how she wants to continue ministering to queer people of faith.
Keyword Comey, a rabbit drinking bucket water, queer horror’s moment in the sun, Mother’s Day is both good and bleak, a pasta recipe I found for you, when calling your rep isn’t quite enough, and so much more!
“She was an attractive woman, you know. If she hadn’t told us she was a lesbian, she could’ve been in a Miss America contest!”
It’s time to get some links in your eyeballs.
Queer young adult fiction is exploding right now, but with so much out there, how can you figure out what to read next? These 25 queer YA novels — including superheroes, romance, small-town mysteries, mermaids, assassins and more — all feature or were written by LGBTQ women.
When I heard there was a new mini-movie on Black&Sexy.TV about a group of queer women of color, I was excited to watch it, but honestly didn’t have really high expectations for it. Thankfully, I was so wrong.
Trini, the Mexican-American Yellow Ranger, tells her friends that she’s figuring out her sexuality and that she likes girls, and in the process she finds a family.
I caught up with the cast & creators of the award-winning instant classic queer movie “Suicide Kale” to talk about making a first movie that blew everyone away, what they’re making next, and how as of today you can buy “Suicide Kale” for yourself on Amazon and Vimeo!
Which kale-lovin’, overly-emotional lesbian are you?
“I’m a queer brown weirdo and I love every short inch of myself. I’m bringing all that round, brown, goodness to this story. All the things that make me laugh and make me feel strong, they’re going to be in America’s world.”
In this newest video, Kiyoko takes center stage as the queer protagonist of her video and her song, singing about the difficult feelings of a queer woman who develops feelings for a friend.
Over the past several months, I have watched my surroundings transform into some sort of fictional dystopia. Despite this, seeing illustrations of America Chavez have filled me with hope.
We talked to One Day at a Time writers, Becky Mann and Michelle Badillo, about gay representation on TV, how Autostraddle came to be in the script, their queer TV roots, what kind of LGBT stories are missing from TV and what’s in store for Elena in a potential next season.