Featuring the raya app, Trivago dad, and Carrie Bradshaw hiding from an email.
curious to know
how many other people
fav’d their gyno’s tweet
Over the years, I’ve gotten emails from people who have said things like, “You inspired me to quit my job and pursue my real passion.” I want everyone on the planet to experience that same feeling — that feeling of knowing, “I matter, I am helping, I am making a difference,” whether you’re connecting with an audience of 1 person or 10,000.
This is the playlist I used in my writing workshop at camp this year!
For those times you simply can’t journal on an empty stomach.
A selection of three handy dandy printables to help you document your pumpkin pie extravaganza.
The briefest safari through the overgrown pathways of the fearsome Amazon indicates that there is an entire genus of the journal family that is marketed towards journaling partners—of both the platonic and romantic varieties.
An Autostraddle Interview with Tania De Rozario, queer artist, writer and activist. Read more about her views on censorship, activism and Jeanette Winterson in this interview.
Journaling should never, ever (ever!) make you guilty or sad or stressed-out. Journaling should make you feel calm and happy and filled with wonder at the beauties of the world.
Did you know that journaling while intoxicated is legal in all fifty states?
According to one of my favorite children’s books, “The ballpoint pen has been the single biggest factor in the decline of Western Civilization. It makes the written word cheap, fast, and totally without character.”
Writing a list in your journal is like playing Scattergories without the long and tense bouts of familial arguing.
No matter what your reasons are, or where your piece winds up, we think it’d be cool if you got to write about sex with us.
Okay, so you have a pen and paper and some feelings. Now what?
Coming out, one page at a time.
We’re making a journal gallery! Get out your camera, kids.
While this may seem obvious, anyone who has faced the terror of the blank page knows how difficult—indeed, how treacherous—this step can be. How will you begin?
“Whether you write a page-long treatise on your love of Jolly Ranchers or a meditation on the cultural currency of the alternative lifestyle haircut, you’re claiming a space on the page for yourself.”
What I learned from a week on a hilltop with 50 queer writers.