“It’s not a fair comparison because Are You The One? was entirely queer and went on all summer and sooo many people I know were watching. However, I will say no one on AYTO was as crushable as Sammie.”
We sometimes wish our therapists had insight from actual queer people and not just theory about how to treat us more effectively – and we’re sure they do too, they want to help! That said, here’s our real-life insight and tips about how to help us get better better.
For those who believe in it, astrology can be a powerful tool for introspection and self-knowledge — or you can use it to talk shit about your ex and obsess over your crush. Journey with us as we do both, and then head to the comments to live your truth.
REI invited Abeni, Vanessa, and Heather to choose one of the zillion classes they offer and sent them some apparel from the extended sizes line to test drive. Afterward they got together to talk about the gear, the outdoor sessions, extended sizing in general, and what it’s been like to work with REI at Autostraddle over the past year.
The best Pisces I know are true empaths and sparks of light who I would trust with my deepest traumas, and the worst Pisces I know are chronic gaslighting sad bois.
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!”