“Because I never want to be enemies with the love of my life, that’s why.”
“These roundtables are fun, because sometimes I’m answering and I’m like GOD I’M SO MYSELF and I feel that here. Not just because I feel anxious about whether I really can claim to like these more than anyone I know, but also because my answers are just so aggressively me.”
“Foxy Brown quickly became my favorite film of the blaxploitation classica. Pam Grier — yes, that Pam Grier, Bette’s big sister (it’ll annoy me forever that that’s how generations of queer women remember Grier) — was just astounding in the titular role… badass and unrelentingly sexy. The other awesome thing about that movie? I think it was the first time I’d seen a lesbian bar on screen.”
But we will show you!
The entire TV Team weighs in on the sex scenes and potential/actual relationships that warmed our hearts and thighs during Season One of “The L Word: Generation Q.”
“I don’t know how to explain what that did to my guts, unless you know exactly what I mean in which case youknowwhatImean. It was so mind-blowing.”
“We can still be together while I talk shit about your fucking cat.”
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.
“As a Scorpio that has dated other Scorpios, I can state definitively that we are excellent at sex and secrets and not always great at other parts of relationships.”
Sometimes it takes an outside perspective and an objective read on what’s going on to tell whether it’s healthiest to separate — which is why our team is here to tell you from experience when it’s time to go.
“I think there’s an idea out there that love just HAPPENS to you and it’s magic and not something you have to nurture to ensure it grows and thrives. That’s… a lie.”
We’ve been there and done that and some of us have even been able to go to therapy about it, and here’s our hard-earned advice about the most important keys to queer dating and relationships.
“I’m not saying Aquariuses are the easiest sign to date, but why would anyone want easy?”
If you want to catch the attention of a Virgo in your life, you might find the following phrases to be useful: “What if we get up early and clean your bathroom?,” “I need your advice,” and “Will you edit this for me?” (The advice, like that in the present paragraph, will just as often be unsolicited.)
Having sex outside of buildings! Have you ever? We sure have!
Sometimes when you go outside, things don’t go according to plan.
“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.”
When it’s your birthday, you should get to do whatever you want — here are our requests.
Some of us have birthmarks! How neat. Here are our stories about ours.