Everyone should know the stories of the lesbian, bisexual, queer and trans women of color who’ve been the backbones of LGBT communities forever and ever. So make some popcorn and put your learnin’ pants on!
Queer women of color dominated the Texas primary elections!
The queer drummer from last night, weighted blankets, some Billy Graham truth, Janelle Monáe, the mansplain, Emma González, don’t make Stone Butch Blues into a movie, Lena Waithe, and so much more!
Unlike so many other sitcoms from the ’90s, this one really holds up.
The very premise of Wakanda is based on imagining new black realities. Creating new legends, tales of heroics that aren’t predicated on whiteness. Stories of community and strength. Liberation and stardust.
In the second and final part of our Black History Month Roundtable series, we’re ready to look forward. We’re asking, what are our hopes for black queer futures?
“For me, queering Black History Month is about making sure that future generations don’t feel the same pressure to choose between their blackness and their sexuality that I once did. It’s about leaving space to be all of yourself, at once.”
In which a debate over body hair pushes a white mother and her brown daughter to the limits of mutual understanding.
Cristy C Road’s intersectional tarot deck, enchanted with resistance, survival and spirituality, is no longer a dream of the future.
With Angela Robinson, Lena Waithe, and Laverne Cox donning the stage, three of the six women represented were out queer and trans black women. In the middle of this already big moment, these three women broke another glass ceiling.
TCA wraps up this week but we’ve already picked the show we’re most excited about: Starz’s”Vida” has a Queer Latina showrunner, a writers room that’s 100% Latinx and 50% queer, an all-POC mostly-female directing team, and so many queer and gender non-conforming characters!
The work of civil rights history is queer and feminist. It’s also a hard, rough, incomplete project.
She inspired a Nina Simone song. She was clocked by the Feds. She wore pearl earrings. She gave a generation of Black actors the roles that would define their careers.
Anti-goth makeovers are the patriarchy, exercise your face I guess, America’s women farmers, you can’t sleep, Julien Baker, 90 year-old lesbian fights back, and more! Something like 50 links in here so grab a snack!
An 11-year old boy, a 5-year old girl, their 36-year-old mother and her 22-year-old girlfriend were found murdered in their basement apartment in what police are calling “not a random act.”
Despite the world working as hard as ever to prevent us from doing so, black women — especially queer black women — did a whole lot of slaying in 2017.
Whether you’re Mexican, Puerto Rican, Costa Rican, Cuban, Panamanian or Argentinian, there were great examples of queer Latinidad for you.
Autostraddle Staff Writers Carmen and Alaina in a conversation about the TV series, the legacy of Spike Lee’s work, black female representation on film, polyamory, and pansexuality.
We’ve got Lena Waithe’s “The Chi,” a lesbian assassin in a parallel universe in “Counterpart,” budding superhero Anissa Pierce and her girlfriend badass bisexual bartender Grace Choi, Anna Paquin on a virtual reality holiday gifted by her wife and so many other lesbian and bisexual characters on now or coming soon to a teevee or otherwise-identified device near you.
Kerry Washington will produce, and Rashida Jones will adapt and direct this into a franchise of movies.