Inspired by their vulnerability and the powerful throwback energy of high-school-age Sara and Tegan, we’ve cracked open our own high school diaries to show you our deepest, darkest, gayest secrets and send a little love and perspective back through time on who we’ve been.
Here’s some of your local bi+ Autostraddle writers and pals weighing in on what we hope to see in a bisexual future. Where do you see us headed? Let us know in the comments!
The best tops. Sorry not sorry.
“Ok, I said I would never date a Sagittarius, and I am currently dating a Sagittarius and I… fucking love it.”
A definitive look back on the greatest, gayest show about a heterosexual romance of our time.
“I wouldn’t want to judge based on that limited experience. I will say while emotionally neither experience was positive, the sex was really, really good.”
“I’ve dated several Leos and they were all very mean to me!!!!”
As “Orange is the New Black” wraps up its seven-season run, our TV team weighs in on the show’s legacy — the good and the bad.
“I have only been to a couple other Pride parades since then, partly because I still get skittish around big crowds, and partly because I just want to be in the air conditioning, but truth be told, I’ve probably got enough room inside me now to throw fifty pride parades.”
Sometimes when you go outside, things don’t go according to plan.
Our favorite ways and places to be outside.
“Society does not respect women, but that’s the whole thing about lesbianism. Women are literally the whole thing. Women are my foundation”
“I remember writing in my journal and feeling a little bit of childhood falling away.”
It’s our party and we’ll cry if we want to — because these birthdays were terrible.
She just said, plainly, “We are going to sleep together tonight.” And I said, “Oh, okay!”
“I used to lie about my age to get deals off the kids’ menu. Like, why would we pay an extra five dollars when we all know I’m about to get chicken tenders and it’s only an appetizer if I’m over twelve??”
They say you learn your first lessons about how to be a person from your family, and that applies to chosen family, too. Today we’re sharing something we learned from watching another Autostraddle staffer that’s made our life better and brighter.
“I don’t really view those choices and connections as mistakes, because anything I did that I overall don’t regret isn’t really a mistake.”
With Gillian Anderson’s Sex Education landing on Netflix, it feels like the perfect time to gather our TV Team and talk about sex on TV, specifically queer sex on TV, and its evolution over these many years.
“I hadn’t yet come to terms with being a lesbian, so I also spent a lot of time making excuses not to have sex.”