COVID-19 turned our relationship long-distance. We’re getting through it with Jane Austen and love letters.
I hope that no matter what you’re doing, you’re able to find a tiny piece of joy, a small bite of sweetness. Amen.
Dating looks different now.
Moving during a pandemic is hard, but you can do it and we’re here to tell you how! We love you! Be safe!! WEAR A MASK!!!!!
This isn’t a collection of songs about friendship, but rather an attempt to capture all my complicated and gooey friendship feelings — the biggest feeling being I REALLY MISS MY FRIENDS.
Who says getting it on by yourself isn’t as fun as partnered sex? Pick up a few of these toys and enjoy getting to know your body! I know I will!! Happy masturbating!
Shelter In Our Place 2 launches on Monday and we can’t wait to see you there.
Drink poolside at Bette and Tina’s! Dance on the sticky dive bar floor at Vida’s! Have a champagne toast in Villanelle’s apartment! We’re all doing our best!
We’re entering month 567 of a global pandemic, and you may be having some weird sex dreams! Here at autostraddle dot com, we’d love to hear about them in a respectful manner, for journalism.
Good news: there are no geographic limits to being a kinky slut, and I’m willing to lend you my perverted imagination.
I miss the rare fucking times of being in a room full of entirely queer people. Dancing and shouting together. Even the messy nights, the crying nights. So here’s how to turn your home into a hot gay club — with no bathroom lines! Playlist included!
A fake gay bar on a fake gay beach — WHY NOT!
If you’re not living with your partner, the only person you’re having sex with right now is yourself. You deserve to practice elaborate masturbation in your life. And now’s the perfect time!
Help! Your girlfriend is quarantined three hours away, your roommate’s partner moved into the apartment during the shut down without your consent, dying your hair before that next work Zoom call, handling an overwhelming group chat, and what to do when you are so alone!
It’s been about a month and now your hair has grown. With all the barber shops and salons closed, and with nowhere in public to go, we’re busting out new looks. Here’s what your new choice says about you.
Norwegians have this word — koselig — that imperfectly translates to “cozy” in English. To be koselig is to be connected, grounded, immersed, intimate. It’s a hard thing to accomplish right now, when social life is fragmented and ephemeral. This Boozy Spicy Hot Cocoa (and an impromptu face mask!) should help.
As a known homosexual, my two greatest skills are yearning and making playlists.
From no-sew options to fancy patterns, there are a lot of options.
Making pretty, fruit-filled margaritas (and margarita-adjacent drinks) at home with the ingredients you have RIGHT NOW.
Your life is not going to feel normal. This is not normal. This is a pandemic. This is life or death. Our only tool is physical distance. We have to use it.
“Turn your mic on!”