From Exxon to sexism, we’ve got a lot of people to put in the doghouse. Let’s slam it out.
Carmen’s Team Pick: I need your help to sustain girls’ activism and the future of feminism. Need I say more? Fine. Two words: Kate Nash.
Don’t fire me for being fabulous.
Family matters, queer poetry, undocumented LGBT immigrants and more!
ELIXHER is “your go-to resource for all things empowering, thought-provoking, and pertinent to the Black female queer community and experience. You’ll find news, uplifting profiles, local events, political commentary, personal reflections, and more.”
Clive Davis is bi, the Millionaire Matchmaker is…. not, and Toni Braxton wishes she was a lesbian. “And not a lipstick lesbian, either.” Also, you got paid this week, right?
Original Plumbing deserves a new website, and in the spirit of brotherhood and the revolution and Autostraddle redesign karmic juices, I’m urging you to make it happen.
“On the day before Thanksgiving, the day after and the 362 other days of the year (including Christmas) hardly any volunteers, well known or not, showed up to help.”
“At the end of the day, they just want to be heard.”
If you’ve been waiting for someone to come along and provide us with some REAL menswear options that actually fit our body types, then Anna Kunz and her line, Kreuzbach10 certainly deserve the funds to get this done.
The Ali Forney Drop-In Center, a space dedicated to New York City’s homeless LGBT youth, was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Make a donation to help if you can, and if you can’t, spread the word.
Do you dream of a spin-off to THE SLOPE, the hilarious lesbian webseries about “superficial, homophobic lesbians” in Park Slope, Brooklyn? F TO 7TH is here to make that dream a reality, but only if they meet their Kickstarter goal by TOMORROW. Quick, go help out a talented funny lesbian!
I promised you a revival. And now it’s here.
“It’s up to the poets. It’s up to us to continue.”
“I think the one thing that really sticks with me from my childhood is that I felt very alone–I felt like no one else’s family was like mine, so I just sequestered that part of my life and didn’t talk about it with my friends or acquaintances.”
Queer photographers Yael Malkas and Cait Oppermann are going backpacking through Europe and making a queer photography book out of it. Help fund queer art!
Guess how many gay/queer non-profits exist at the Vans Warped Tour? None. This is how we change that.
“Growing up with my own mountain man father presented an array of experiences and challenges, which came to a head when I entered my teens and even more so when I realized I was gay.”
Brittani’s Team Pick: “The amount of black friends required to not seem racist has now been raised to two.”
“First of all, a “pitstache” is a patch of hair under ones arm. Like “moustache” only in a different location.”
“I’ve dedicated my entire life to documenting queer lives. I wanted to make sure I document (LGBTI) lives. All my major projects are gone.”