The Comment Awards Are Trying Out a Leather Thing


Oh, you perfect friends of mine. What do you say after a week like this one? Fuck Donald Trump always and forever. I love you all, completely, truly. LET’S BE REALLY GAY TOGETHER.

This week, Mika took a reader’s style from ‘teen boy’ to Non-Binary Queer Punk.

This is Mey’s last month at Autostraddle, AND WE ARE REALLY GOING TO MISS HER.

Brittney had a reminder about Pride.

THIS WAS SO GOOD: Raging Against Cultural Amnesia: tatiana de la tierra and Latina Lesbian Herstory.

Amandla Stenberg came out as gay!

Riese is a hero. She changed my life, and she probably changed yours too!

Wanna masturbate?

And then there were your comments.

On FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: I’m Leaving Autostraddle, Let’s Talk About Our Favorite Autostraddle Things:

The It’s My Party And I’ll Cry If I Want To Award to Gilbert and Mey:

Mey, I have only been to one quinceanera, but im so happy that it was yours. I have never cried so much in public, my absolute favourite AS experience ever.

On No Filter: Stephanie Beatriz Is the Bischelorette:

The Lifestyles of the Bisch and Famous Award to Snaelle and amidola:

…and then coming back with drinks for that bisching party sisch.

On Mutual Masturbation Is a Very Underrated Lesbian Sex Act and You Can Too:

The Cell Block Tango Award to Stef:

the bette picture has killed me goodbye

On Find Your Fit: The Non-Binary Queer Punk Tired of Looking Like a Teenage Boy:

The Heaven Is a Place On Earth Award to Michael:

Mika I am YELLING abt the St Christopher medal. i feel like i can’t pull off a larger medalion style one though so i never wear my St Christopher & go with a very tiny St Thérèse medal (that has her name anglicized?? to theresa??? for some reason??????) that i found at a thrift store it says “i will spend heaven in doing good upon earth

On Also.Also.Also: LGBTQ+ Women in the U.S. Most Likely to Identify As Bisexual According to This One Survey:

The Slide Into My DMs Award to Rachel Evil McCall:

I was intrigued when I saw the phrase “DM culture

On Amandla Stenberg Is Gay, Incredible, and Ready for Untouchable Love Free From the Dominion of Patriarchy:

The Guest Appearance Award to Cassidy:

*pencils Amandla Stendberg onto list of celebrities Riese has profiled who I now expect to see at A-Camp*

And on Riese Bernard Has Always Been Our Queero So We’re Really Glad She’s Featured In Them’s Queeroes 2018 Series:

The Volunteer As Tribute Award to playin1950:

I literally just made an account because I had to take this opportunity to rave about Riese. Like so many others, Autostraddle has been instrumental in my development as a queer as well as as a human. I still go back and reread Riese’s old first person essays like “Going Mad in New York City

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