I hid behind instruments, computers, Whitney’s voice, Prince’s guitar. I sat in front of my computer surrounded by cassettes, illegally downloading songs, awkwardly whispering “I love you more than I know how to explain and I’m scared so here’s a mixtape I made you.”
Wet For Her has everything for you and your boo this Valentine’s Day weekend, from shared vibrators to harness-compatible dildos to boxer brief harnesses to use with them — and they’re making sure to get everything to you before the big day if you order before February 7th!
And what kind of toy are you bringing? 👀
The Autostraddle store is full of some of the best gay merch you’ll ever lay your little gay eyes on.
A very special astrological meme valentine from @notallgeminis to Autostraddle. Find your sign, check your Venus and Mars, see what sets your heart aflame.
Hear me out.
We grow closer to people by figuring things out together. The best bonding experience is both of you creating it yourselves, and this Valentine’s Day you can do just that with these multi-function, flexible toys.
Happy Valentine’s Day! We heard you like astrology memes so we teamed up with @notallgeminis and made you this gift.
February 7th was our 14th dating anniversary and our 8th marriage anniversary. The truth is, I didn’t see myself married, in a house we own, with a child I carried, in a place in my life where I don’t want to move away or run off to the next tempting thing. I never thought I’d want stability, but here we are.
How about a little Valentine’s Day inspiration from your favorite fictional couples?
Although you can have fun getting busy with a partner with any kind of toy you’re into, these toys designed specifically with couples in mind can leave you and your cutie feeling more satisfied than a Domino’s heart-shaped pizza this Valentine’s Day.
Send a little cutie to your cutie.
We asked Kelly Rakowski of Herstory Personals for some of the tips and tricks she’s gleaned about writing a good personals ad from playing matchmaker to the queer lonely hearts Instagram crowd, and she was happy to oblige.
“I almost fainted when I tasted it. Do I really need to say more? Go get this book, make everything in it, and proudly display your new membership to the Kristen Kish fan club this Valentine’s Day.”
Remember in the ’90s when you’d get a “Best Friends” necklace and one of you would get “Best” and the other would get “Friends” and it didn’t really matter what side you got all that mattered was that now everybody knew that you and her were serious about each other, like very serious, maybe not serious in the exact way that you wished you were serious with her, but still quite very serious?
Sometimes Valentine’s Day is a patriarchal capitalist scam and sometimes you just want to eat some candy hearts and buy balloons and make out and unironically get into it.
Got a crush? Let Bette from The L Word, Tracy Chapman, K-Stew, and The Home Depot take it from here.
What do you get your hot new girlfriend, your best friend, your ex, the barista you’re secretly in love with, the couple you want to sleep with, and more for Valentine’s day? These sex toys.
Can I PURR-SWADE you???
Prepare to get your socks charmed off by eight of our single staffers. We’ve asked them all the important things: star sign, Hogwarts house, and opinions on the greatest cereal ever created.
I’m really excited to talk about much of a total babe you are all weekend long.