You can take the word out of the stylebook, but you can’t take the complexity out of the word.
Gay women will marry your boyfriends, Brittani’s must see holiday film, a Black Friday prank, and only one more thing.
In this week’s Liberty Lit: a new book vending machine, Google poetry, queer writers of colour, free short fiction, a review of a Clueless spin-off novel and more.
“Recently I wrote a poem on the notebook on my iPhone on the subway platform. I like to move around.”
Shrinky Dinks have officially grown up.
“I’d like to say that to steal Lyons’s look all you’d have to do is go to J. Crew and put on whatever they’ve got the mannequin in these days. Unfortunately, Lyons’s manages to be even more chic than her own line.”
Meet Triszh, our very first Straddler on the Street. She’s a student, a New Yorker by way of the Philippines and a devoted veteran Autostraddle reader. You’re gonna love her.
You wouldn’t consider these things garbage, so why do you treat them that way? Embrace your crisper and the fibrous little treasures inside.
Galactic EVERYTHING, because it’s cute and I love it. Also, how to turn something solid and boring into a cosmic dreamscape.
“I get angry at myself for having feelings this big to begin with, and then I wrestle for a few hours with the unique mixture of self-loathing, rage, and sobbing.”
“This is a post all about pulling amazing material from various places around the interwebs.”
The world’s largest pile of leaves, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy team up for “The Heat”, and impressive sports feats by dudes you’ve never heard of.
The Cassette Tape Wallet: No sewing required, only liberal amounts of hot glue.
As a non-normative person, there are a lot of traditions I get shellacked on. But one thing I can do is traditional alcohol. There’s so much tradition behind alcohol of all sorts, so much history and artistry. And one thing that screams holidays to me is mulled wine.
Embrace the miso rainbow through soups, sauces and whatever else you can dream up.
Basically, trackpad shortcuts aren’t just super duper time savers when you’re using a Mac. They’re also an opportunity for me to talk about one-finger, two-finger, three-finger and four-finger gestures with an audience who will get the joke.
“If I wear my heart on my sleeve – and I do these days, much to the shock and dismay of a butch gone prematurely tender – then the sleeve itself is my masculinity.”
Turning this post into a NaNoWriMo support group in T minus 10 minutes. (Also, about 65 things relevant to your queer literary interests. Also, so many events this month!)
It’s a moving picture show on the internet.
Okay, let’s start easy. Mugs. As someone who obsessively drinks coffee and tea all day every day, I know just how much a good mug can be appreciated.