Non-binary does not mean the same thing to a single one of us. We’re all super nervous to talk about it in public, though!
“I essentially stole my brother’s car and drove it an hour away across state lines to go see my then-girlfriend for only 30 minutes while my parents thought I was at the movies”
You shed your uterine lining every few weeks! Or maybe you suppress that shedding and call it day! Either way, we want to talk about how that’s going.
These are the documentaries that changed our lives and/or made us better people and/or entertained us. Maybe you’ll like them too!
There’s just some songs that make you want to shout and dance and that make you feel proud to be queer.
Sometimes living with other people, even loved ones, can prevent you from doing the things your heart really wants — like being completely naked in your living room or kitchen, for example.
We all have periods of time in our lives when we find ourselves conforming to an identity or a style that isn’t quite… us.
“I like my setup right now because it’s a visual reminder that little by little, progress adds up.”
“god forbid I delete that flirty note I drafted in 2014 to the hot babe from Alaska with the sexy tattoos inviting them to come visit me on my queer commune in rural Southern Oregon if they so pleased, you know?”
So grateful to our exes for opening our eyes to these tips and tricks and vital life skills. No really, we’re actually grateful. Sarcasm-free.
“It’s a harsh reality that I will be priced out of my own life at this point if the AHCA gets passed and, quite frankly, I’m not done living my damn life yet.”
“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.”
“Embracing accessibility begins with representation.” Here, Kay Ulanday Barrett, QueenTite and Jax Jacki Brown explore queer communities, accessibility, and who is deemed fashion-able.
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.
“I can never remember which finger is supposed to make me gay. I guess this is part of the whole indecisive bisexual thing.”
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.
“Witchiness is in my family: my people are the original hilljacks. I grew up with stories about my great-grandma Fern who traveled around Appalachia holding seances where she raised spirits and tables.”
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.
Whether we’re trying to send a “f*ck you” to a homophobic dad or an “I love you” to a mom who can’t hear the words any more, it means something to share threads with a person who spawned you.
Sometimes a sext is just a sext, and sometimes it’s something else entirely.