The Comment Awards Are Going Bottom to Top

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Hi there, fireflies! Last week, when I had a fever, I realized it was September, and had either the best idea I’ve ever had, or the weirdest one (or both): I decided to take Milo’s school pictures. The results did not disappoint.

Three images of my small white terrier mix wearing a red polo shirt, posing against a blue school photo backdrop

It’s-a me, Milo!

This week, Nic did a deep dive into the Bionicle-to-Trans pipeline.

Stef wrote about the complicated legacy of Middlesex.

Casey’s got the big humongous roundup of queer fall books you won’t want to miss! Casey’s book roundups really fill the Scholastic Book Fair-shaped hole in my life, I’m telling you.

Important: I’m Asexual and I Prefer to Have Sex With Myself.

KKU helped out a reader who isn’t sure how to ask their couple friends for one-on-one hangouts.

Wait, Is This A Datefinished the season strong with special guest Elise Bauman!

The 2022 Autostraddle TV Award winners are here!

Shelli Nicole investigated The House of the Dragon for queer content. This was the most entertaining thing I have ever read about the Game of Thrones universe!

And then there were your comments.


On Jinkx Monsoon on Queer Adolescence, Being a Lifelong MILF, and Working Out Demons Through Drag:

The Jinkxed, Not Jinxed Award to Ryn:

“I’ve always said that I feel like a woman in a man’s body who doesn’t feel trapped there.” Omg same but transmasculine! And I also ID as nonbinary. I’ve had a huge witchy crush on Jinkx since Drag Race and will watch that holiday special every year. What a great get for Autostraddle <3

On I’m Asexual and I Prefer to Have Sex With Myself:

The Perspectives Award to Esme:

Awesome article! Reading about the different experiences/ways of being Ace is super interesting and validating for me as a fellow asexual who is always questioning what I feel/don’t feel. Thanks for writing.

On JoJo Siwa Is Dating Avery Cyrus and Lesbian Gossip Tiktok is ABUZZ:

The Bottoms Up Award to Chloe, EVT and Riese:

Im gonna need an explainer on bottom-to-top hair brushing!

On Also.Also.Also: “The Ache Is Just as Important as the Orgasm,” Kristen Arnett on Writing Great Lesbian Sex:

The Rumor Has It Award to Caitlin and adunlap:

i think about naya’s version of don’t rain on my parade at least once a day honestly!

On No Filter: Imagine Eating Risotto With Tessa Thompson?!

The Sort of Too Much Award to biensurmacherie:

I scrolled Mae Martin’s instagram and saw a picture of them holding a baby? I think I need to lie down. 🤩

On Presenting the Winners of the 2022 Autostraddle TV Awards!

The Gigi For President Award to Courtney:

I’ll go back and read this post in its entirety, but right off the bat I had to scroll and make sure Sepideh Moafi got her flowers. Thank you gays for not letting me down on this!

And on Breaking Down House of the Dragon’s Queer Connections:

The Blondie Award to Heather Hogan:

I’m sorry I cannot stop laughing at Blondie McGee and Her Blondie Ancestors.



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Darcy, a.k.a. Queer Girl, is your number one fan. She's a fat feminist from California who doodles hearts in the corners of her Gay Agenda. They're living through a pandemic, they're on Twitter, and they think you should drink more water! She also wants to make you laugh.

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