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.
Plus: a teenage girl is battling homophobia with cake batter, women carpenters are building homes for the houseless, lesbian football, and all the gay clubs in Utah that are open on Christmas, and more!
Here’s to the lesbian, bisexual, non-binary, queer, trans and free-ass-motherfucker celebrities who opened the closet door a little wider when they walked out of it.
Also, Evan Rachel Wood visits a Rage Room and Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli’s marriage is exactly how you imagined it.
Plus: Mel and Sue are getting their own TV show (they’re assassins!), the Charmed trailer is here, Kate McKinnon has joined the Fox News sex scandal movie, Lena Waithe’s new sitcom stars a black queer character, lesbian frenemies according to the NYT, and so much more!
Aretha’s humor, Julia Fahl’s run, Denmark’s queer history, managing your anxiety by using the device that gives you anxiety, endometriosis link, and more!
“I’m attracted to men and also to women. If I bring a woman home, [or] a man, we don’t even have to have the discussion”
Lena Waithe, Janelle Monáe, Stella Maxwell, Cara Delevingne, Ruby Rose and more!!
Janelle Monáe made an album just for me and you, and it’s your solemn duty as a queer woman to go and listen to it right at this very second and share all your thoughts and emotions in the comments.
“Pink, like the tongue that goes down. Pink, like the paradise found”
Okay, are these two dating or not? We did the research, and we have receipts.