In 2016, we’re giving ourselves permission to do stuff we wanna do, on our terms, for ourselves. How about you?
The Autostraddle staff has gone through their tapes, CDs and playlists to share a little corner of their past selves.
“I’m not stuck somewhere in the middle of being a boy and a girl. I’m not two people. I’m not some binary. I am an experience.”
Our panel answers your questions about getting knocked up, adopting, the challenges and rewards of queer mom life, and so much more!
Autostraddle and A-Camp staff and family members are here to talk about what PP means to us as LGBT folks, and why we need it to be around for a very, very long time.
So your white gf used a grossly inaccurate stereotype about your entire ethnicity/race to make a point? COOL. Let’s talk about it.
The panelists for our A-Camp workshop on “Turning Your Passion Into a Business” chat on the benefits, drawbacks and rewards of starting your own business.
Once you figure out what feeling you were chasing, you can start working toward it – and getting a solid taste of it — every day. And that, my friend, seriously changes everything.
Go see Mad Max Fury Road. Go with your fists raised high and salute big, stupid, glorious, Hollywood blockbusters and go see what it looks like when we’re driving the smoking tractor-trailers into the unknown and fighting for our sisters to live free.
What does it mean to be a queer adult? We’ve got mini-essays from our writers over thirty and three glorious infographics that look at census data and our own Autostraddle Grown-Ups Survey Data to get a grip on what happens next.
“The Speakeasy has been restless this past week, working through our feelings, and trying to understand what justice looks like to us. Some of us believe in the abolishment of prisons, others just want to see criminals treated equally regardless of skin color. We are trying to reconcile our short-term needs with our long-term goals.”
Lord knows the messes we get ourselves into when we haven’t gotten enough sleep. If you want to know them too, they’re all revealed in this roundtable!
These are our favorite Bruce Springsteen songs and the stories of how and why we love them.
Accepting ambiguity feels like being welcomed home.
“I could feel the power that came from being butch, the paradox of growing up a girl and then becoming the suited partner of a beautiful woman, the torture of being such a social outcast, and the deep craving hunger for being accepted.”
Come out, come out, wherever you are! The Autostraddle team gives you tips on how to come out to your friends.
Happy National Coffee Day!
“I guess I’m still sort of coming out. I’m learning to embrace my sexuality as a primary part of my identity rather than an afterthought. It feels really good.”
For a myriad of reasons, we all somehow ended up clicking over to this very special place called Autostraddle Dot Com at some pivotal point in our queermo lives, and now we’re all still here making it happen! In this roundtable, our editors and writers share their “root” — the posts that brought them here for the first time.
“It is a crystal clear, paint-by-the-numbers picture of chronic police hostility toward African-Americans. This is anti-blackness in America. Make no mistake.”