Leisha Hailey is the clearest distillation of 2020 energy we’ve seen, Janelle Monáe in an all-white suit will take your breath away, and so much more!
Just Samira Wiley being a babe in tie-dye. Also: Hayley Kiyoko gets real about taking our meds, Chef Melissa King is positively crush worthy, and if we’re lucky — Janet Mock, Indya Moore, and Trace Lysette will be the next Charlie’s Angels.
Janet Mock got a PUPPY and Gaby Dunn makes a killer (heh) Poison Ivy!
It’s a holiday week, Gigi Gorgeous and Clay teach us what art is, and could someone explain Amber Heard?
Lena Waithe loves Euphoria, Kiersey Clemons is surviving on a tropical desert island, Deanne Smith gets a glamour shot, Chelsea Gray loves winning, Leisha Hailey loves a dog but Amber Heard also loves a dog and also wow Instagram your algorithm doesn’t understand me at all and I’ll tell you why!
Also, Evan Rachel Wood sports some awfully suspicious bruises and Jasika Nicole inspires us all.
Stephanie Beatriz found her light, Teddy Geiger found her angles and Brittani Nichols found… my heart.
“There are so many ways to love and be loved. Now we get to explore that.”
Cara and Ashley Benson are instagram official, Samira Wiley needs a housecleaner, Stef Beatriz is the hottest thing at the pool, everyone is in Taylor Swift’s music video and other dispatches from celebrity lesbian instagram!
It’s Ellen’s iconic coming out episode from 1997. Except the opposite of that.
Also, Hayley Kiyoko is the life of the party, King Princess is serving strong Mommi energy, and lots of your favs do the GLAAD Awards.
If you thought Cameron Esposito showing up as Rosa Diaz’s girlfriend on Brooklyn Nine-Nine was the most shocking gay thing to happen thing on TV last Thursday night, wait’ll you get a load of this.
What if “Coming To America” starred Lena Waithe instead of Eddie Murphy? What if Sanaa Lathan and Gabrielle Union made out with each other at the end of “Love & Basketball”? What if black lesbians finally got to get the girl on the big screen? I’m buying the popcorn. You coming with?
Plus: All American continues to showcase some of the best queer storytelling on TV, HTGAWM threatens Tegan’s life, Tig Notatro: Space Butch is back on Star Trek, Siren is getting closer to gay mermaids, and Legacies unburies a gay.
It’s been a wild year for gay pop culture, and a great year for some very well dressed queers — enjoy it with this very subjective but deeply felt top 11 of 2018, as based on an internal Autostraddle staff survey.
Come for Teddy Geiger’s thirst traps, stay for Ellen Page’s Christmas soup.
Ten thousand reader votes later…
Plus: Queer kids books, drag queen story hour, better laws for LGBTQ elders, queer designers at New York Fashion week, and more!
Also, King Princess and Amandla Stenberg are gettin’ real gay and our pals Alice, Shane and Bette are up to some of their old tricks.
Also, we caught Janelle Monáe and Tessa Thompson suspiciously canoodling and Evan Rachel Wood has entered Friendsworld.