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Filed Under:LGBT / Lesbian
Posts on Regator:9477
Posts / Week:38.3
Archived Since:April 1, 2010

Blog Post Archive

After 16-Year Struggle, New York State Medicaid Will Finally Cover Trans Healthcare

"Trans people of color and low income trans people have been struggling and organizing all along, because this is a life or death issue."

The State of the Lesbian Bar: Portland Sees Popups Replace the E Room

A rich LGBT watering hole history, the last lesbian bar's betrayal, and thoughts on the current landscape of queer women's parties and spaces — a dramatic tale of Portland, Oregon bar culture.

Things I Read That I Love #158: A Big, Bright Shining Star

Topics include Ferguson, Boogie Nights, incarcerating victims of domestic violence, sex ed films and racism at The New Republic.

10 Tips For Surviving Your First Family Holiday After Coming Out

So you've recently come out to your family, and it's the first time you've been to holigay dinner since it happened. Autostraddle is here to help you through it.

10 Ways To Deck The Halls With Gay Apparel

This year, rather than scoffing at the isle of misfit sweaters and hats no one wants to play reindeer games in, I challenge you to embrace the hideousness. Allow yourself to lower your guards to the bright reds, greens, silvers, and blues and really snuggle into some ugliness.

Sober in the City: Holiday Mocktail and Hors d’oeuvre Pairings

I no longer default to the routine pairing of food with wine. Instead, I can really think about complex food and drink pairings that are layered and interesting.

On The Eighth Day of Hanukkah Your Bubbe Gave You Socks

"I think all Jews need to come clean about what we really get for Hanukkah. Luckily, I have compiled eight charts for your research."

Linked Like We Once Were

It was so easy to stay in touch until it wasn’t: Until my resentment exceeded my love for her, until her fear exceeded her hope. But the world we made lingers.

Listling Without Commentary: 27 Excerpts From 1-Star Reviews Of Bad Lesbian Movies

"The Republicans are funding terrible gay movies to make the entire population straight!"

Holigay Party Time: Let’s Get Dressed!

Holigay time means good food, good friends, and hopefully bearable family, along with approximately a million and one parties of differing fanciness levels. I’m going to take you through a few different outfits so that you’re gonna be the best dressed queer at every party you attend!

12 Fun Tarot Activities to Keep You and Your Cards Busy Over the Festive Period

Here's a whole big bunch of my favourite 'tarot things to do' so you can keep yourself busy with your cards over the holiday period!

Drawn to Comics: Ranking The 40 Coolest Women in Superhero Comic Book Movies

I was really glad I was able to find this many women in superhero comic book movies that I liked.

Are We There Yet? An Interracial Family Visits a Southern Plantation

One of the first things my mother's boyfriend noticed upon waking up Thanksgiving Day, was that all of the rooms were named after prominent confederate soldiers.

“This Shit Has Got to Change”: The Autostraddle Interview with Black Lesbian Feminist Legend Barbara Smith

This past Saturday, just a few hours before the Millions March in NYC, I sat down with Barbara Smith, a Black lesbian feminist legend.

Audre Lorde Project Hosts Vigil and Flashmob To “Free Our Sisters, Free Ourselves”

"To be clear, we are not here to change the system. We are here to SHUT IT DOWN."

Homespun Love: Sew a Silky, Lace-Tipped Scarf

This scarf falls on the feminine end of the spectrum and is a good gift for anyone whose idea of gay apparel is pretty and shiny.

Get Baked: Incredibly Easy Spiced Mulled Wine

This is a guide for people who like to drink fancypants alcohol in the winter, but don't actually like to put pants on. (So, probably all of you.)

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