“When I was 10, I wrote a letter to Disney asking them what I should do to become an imagineer.”
Everyone on staff tells me WITHOUT LOOKING where they think the lesbian toaster thing came from.
“The ADA tends to disintegrate in the hands of airlines and their staff, especially for POC and QTPOC, and it doesn’t matter if the law is on your side.”
Buffy is a queer rite of passage. Everybody’s got a Buffy story. These are some of ours.
“We support a strike that calls for recognition of women’s value and the necessity of the many forms of their labor; we also support all those who are already struggling economically and otherwise, who are deeply impacted by the administration and the systems we’re protesting, and who because of that can’t afford to risk financial instability or job loss for themselves and their families.”
“In the midst of all this grief and uncertainty, we must rise up and practice pride every day.”
A roundtable with disabled advocates, leaders, and protesters on how they came to activism, building an inclusive movement, and resources you should know about.
“I’m ready to have an open heart and open mind and be ready to participate and show up for my community.”
“Obamacare turned me from a liability into a full citizen worth protecting, and to see it roll backward instead of march forward would be a stain on our national history and an immediate threat to countless people.”
These are our resolutions. What are yours?
We now live in a world where it is totally possible to claim the same word as someone else and completely disagree on what the word means.
It felt important for us to have a voice somewhere, so we’ve gathered a few of the Black queer voices and put them together here. We want to offer this as a place of healing for QTPOC in this time of tragedy.
Here are just a few of the many, many LGBTQ Latinxs in our community who are speaking up and speaking out to make sure that queer Latinxs are not erased.
When faith, spirituality, and cultural practice feel complicated and contradictory, it can help to have a physical object to hold onto and reflect upon. These items can root us to our histories of faith — or they may simply be a symbol of old memories.
“My date got incredibly drunk and ended up passing out in the back of the limo, facedown in my boobs. It was not the romantic prom story I felt I’d been promised.”
“I can never remember which finger is supposed to make me gay. I guess this is part of the whole indecisive bisexual thing.”
It’s important to see people who deserve to be celebrated — especially queer people and POC — using selfies to celebrate another day for themselves. We want to see your face out there, so we’ve put together some advice to help you be your best self(ie).
It’s almost time for Autostraddle’s International Meet Me At The Record Store Day. Let’s talk about our favorite albums on vinyl to get ready!
ELLE Magazine asks if we’re post-LGBT because Kristen Stewart and kids these days just aren’t labeling themselves like they used to and so in this post what happens is that we all talk about the labels we use for ourselves and then y’all can talk about that or whatever you want, really.
Welcome to Straddler Nation, a brand-spankin’-new series in which two rockstar meet-up group captains talk to folks building Autostraddle communities IRL around the world. For their first installment, they talked to some folks who started or are taking the reigns over their local groups.